Easily embed YouTube functionality on your site by integrating a search query, playlist or your account's videos. Integrate the video player. Page through result. All simple as plug and play. Interested? Read on and check out the examples below.
Best is to try out the generator and check out the results.
This generator will help you create the full code needed to get this all working. You can copy & paste this into your website, optimize to your layout (css) and you're done.
The installation is very simple, provides super fast results, and has a wide set of features. Lets continue with some examples:
To install the YouTube video thumbnail results you can use the generator or follow the instruction below.
Up next is finding a nice spot where you want to have the YouTube video thumbnails. Insert there this html code that creates a block with the ID youtubeDiv (must be unique).
Directly below the code provide the configuration of the YouTube video thumbnails you want to show. An example:
The detailed explanation is below, but this code will do a YouTube video search on the newest videos uploaded on "baby laughing" and have 4 thumbnails returned that link to the YouTube video player.
And now comes the part to configure the script to your liking. You must tell the script what kind of videos you want to display on your page, this is done by providing several settings. You can do this by hand as explained below, or with our generator. The settings that are available:
This piece of script is added below your <div id="youtubeDiv></div>.
To see the non-minified version of the script check it our here the script is freely usable and adjustable. For a more advanced explanation of the YouTube data API and JSON check this article. And if yo think all of this was all too complicated we have a final resort here.
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