YouTube Playback Technology
You can use bower (
bower install videojs-youtube), npm (
npm install videojs-youtube) or the source and build it using
npm run build. Then, the only file you need is dist/Youtube.min.js.
vjs4 if you still using old VideoJS
See the examples folder for more
How does it work?
Including the script Youtube.min.js will add the YouTube as a tech. You just have to add it to your techOrder option. Then, you add the option src with your YouTube URL.
- youtube.com as well as youtu.be
- Regular URLs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjS6SftYQaQ
- Embeded URLs: http://www.youtube.com/embed/xjS6SftYQaQ
- Playlist URLs: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA60DCEB33156E51F OR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjS6SftYQaQ&list=SPA60DCEB33156E51F
It supports every regular Video.js options. Additionally, you can change any YouTube parameter. Here is an example of setting the
iv_load_policy parameter to
controls is already a Video.js option, to use the YouTube controls, you must set the
Custom Player Options
If you need to set any additional options on the YouTube player, you may do so with the
Special Thank You
Thanks to Steve Heffernan for the amazing Video.js and to John Hurliman for the original version of the YouTube tech
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