February 18th, 2012
We all love options right? What if you wanted to embed a YouTube video on your site without the title or controls being visible? Now you can following these easy steps below. It will make your player look much more sleek and sexy on your website. See before and after shot below.
Visit YouTube and copy the embed code from the video you wish to add to your website.
Paste the embed code into your webpage and look for the video file URL within the code. This will in 2 places withing the code. See picture below for an example of this. URL will be in this format: http://www.youtube.com/v/XXXXXXX – “XXXXXX” is the video ID
Paste the follow bit of code directly after the ? in both places modestbranding=1;autohide=1&showinfo=0&controls=0;
That’s it! See examples below.
How Player Looks WithTitle & Controls
How Player Looks Without Title & Controls
Leave me a comment below if you want to know how to put a cool image around it.