HTML YouTube Videos

August 24, 2016 by Giryavva Ghodake

Filed under HTML & CSS

Last modified August 24, 2016

HTML YouTube Videos

The  play videos in HTML  using YouTube.

Struggling with Video Formats?

convert your videos to different formats to make them  play in all browsers.

Converting videos to different formats can be difficult and time consuming.

easy solution might be to let YouTube play the videos in your web page.

  •   YouTube Video Id

YouTube will display an id (like XGSy3_Czz8k), when you save (or play) a video.

You can use this id, and refer to your video in the HTML code.

  • Playing a YouTube Video in HTML

To play your video on a web page, do the following:

  • Upload the video to YouTube
  • Take a note of the video id
  • Define an <iframe> element in your web page
  • Let the src attribute point to the video URL
  • Use the width and height attributes to specify the dimension of the player
  • Add any other parameters to the URL .

Example – Using iFrame (recommended)

<iframe width=”420″ height=”315″

YouTube Autoplay

You can have your video start playing automatically when a user visits that page by adding a simple parameter to your YouTube URL.

YouTube – Autoplay

<iframe width=”420″ height=”315″

  • YouTube Playlist

A comma separated list of videos to play (in addition to the original URL).

  • YouTube Loop

Value 0 (default): The video will play only once.

Value 1: The video will loop (forever).

YouTube – Loop

<iframe width=”420″ height=”315″

  • YouTube Controls

Value 0: Player controls does not display.

Value 1 (default): Player controls display.

  •     YouTube – Controls

<iframe width=”420″ height=”315″

YouTube – Using <object> or <embed>

Example – Using <object> (deprecated)

<object width=”420″ height=”315″

Example – Using <embed> (deprecated)

<embed width=”420″ height=”315″


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