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Joomla Content Plugin : YouTube Video

Easily add YouTube videos to your content articles. All you need to do is to copy and paste the URL from YouTube into your articles.

URLs can be in any of the following formats.

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/username#p/a/u/0/abcdefghijk
  • http://www.youtube.com/username#p/a/u/1/abcdefghijk
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcdefghijk

Original plugin code and idea by Cory Webb, regular expressions and version 1.2 updates by STiplady.net

This plugin is licensed under the GNU/GPL.

Update 03/09/2009: Version 1.1 now has 2 parameters that enable you to set the width and the height of the embedded YouTube window.

Update 03/06/2010: Version 1.2 now uses SWFObject javascript to embed the player. Also includes added support for more YouTube URL formats.

This plugin can be downloaded from HowToJoomla.net : How to embed a YouTube video into an article in Joomla! 1.5

HowToJoomla is currently hosting Version 1.1, for version 1.2 please use the following link. YouTube Video Embedder

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