updated 02:50 pm EDT, Thu August 4, 2011
Player supports multiple formats
WebPlayer can be added to a site using a single line of code. The player then scans page contents and adds play buttons next to supported media or recognized terms, such as movie titles. Clicking the buttons expands the player interface, which provides playback controls and a playlist.
Yahoo plans to expand support for additional media formats, video/audio services and categories in upcoming releases. The company is also working on an API that will enable users to configure mashups, mixed-media playlists and other features.