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Chromeless YouTube

This chromeless YouTube player enables you to easily display videos on your site. Each player instance displays a different video and can be resized.

Why do I get a blank black screen?

If YouTube has the code disabled you cannot play the video outside of youtube.com, the result is a blank black player screen. You can check to see if this is your issue by visiting youtube and clicking on the button, if code comes up then good otherwise you cannot play it externally.

I am working on adding some error reporting for this in future versions.

Why should I use this player?

This player allows you to easily place specific YouTube videos wherever you want on your Blog or Website. Your videos can be sized and scattered among your pages or posts, and without the default controls cluttering the experience.

What is a YouTube ID number?

The ID number is YouTube's unique identifier for each video. You can find the ID number in the address bar at the end of the URL after the "v=" part. It can also be found in the embed code.

How many players can I create?

Theoretically there is no limit, but for practical reasons you may want to limit yourself to a couple of players for each page. Use your judgment, the more players that are buffering data at the same time, the more likely there is to be loading issues.

Can I have more than one video per player?

No, for now you are limited to one. Future releases are planned with support for playlists, so stay tuned.

My player won't respond?

Try refreshing the page using F5, sometimes the video requests to YouTube will get stuck, due to traffic.

My player is stuck loading?

Try refreshing the page using F5. If you have another player with the same video (same video ID) open in another tab the two players may interfere with each other depending on which browser you are using.

How do I control playback?

If you are using the chromeless controls, just click on the video to display the basic control buttons.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.5
Last Updated: 2010-6-20
Downloads: 7,549

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