• Hi,

    This plugin will not make your site gdpr compliant when using youtube videos.

    simply install add a video to your site and then do a test on cookiebot.com

    Dissappointing.

    • This topic was modified 3 months, 2 weeks ago by johnoros.
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  • Plugin Author Optimizing Matters

    (@optimizingmatters)

    When on mobile by default LYTE will load the YT vid earlier then when on desktop, which means YT resources will indeed be loaded even without the user clicking “play”. Additionallly by default the thumbnails are loaded from YT as well. This default behavior can be overridden by activating the “cache thumbnails locally” option John 🙂

    hope this clarifies,
    frank

    Thread Starter johnoros

    (@johnoros)

    Hi Frank,

    Thanks for your reply. I done another test on desktop by enabling “cache thumbnails locally option and clearing the LYTE Cache.

    When I ran a new scan on cookiebot.com it shows that youtube cookies are loaded. 6 trackers from youtube. 4 marketing and 2 necessary.

    If I unpublish the page that contains the youtube video then my site is compliant.

    Maybe this is something that needs attention in the plugin. Below is 5 of the trackers that get listed. Hope this helps.

    YSCyoutube.comMarketingUnited StatesVISITOR_INFO1_LIVEyoutube.comMarketingUnited StatesYSCyoutube.comMarketingUnited StatesVISITOR_INFO1_LIVEyoutube.comMarketingUnited StatesVISITOR_PRIVACY_METADATAyoutube.comNecessaryUnited States

    Thanks,

    JohnO.

    Plugin Author Optimizing Matters

    (@optimizingmatters)

    in that case I think LYTE was not correctly functioning on your site for some reason John and that a normal YT vid was loaded instead of a LYTE one .. :-/

    Thread Starter johnoros

    (@johnoros)

    It is simply a youtube video url added to an article as per the plugins instructions.

    Plugin Author Optimizing Matters

    (@optimizingmatters)

    well, a lot can go wrong when using certain other plugins … 😉

    check out https://blog.futtta.be/2023/08/10/about-to-see-wilco-live/ (my own little blog) where LYTE functions as intended and you’ll see no requests to youtube.com (until a visitor clicks “play” obviously) 🙂

    frank

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