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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Reply #4)

Fri Jun 1, 2012, 03:49 AM

6. There doesn't seem to be a way to embed while adding parameters.

Last edited Thu Sep 5, 2013, 06:24 PM - Edit history (3)

Which is unfortunate since there are quite a few useful parameters one can add to embedded YouTube videos. Here is a page on google that outlines them:


I could not seem to find any information on the parameters available in normal YouTube links. However, since we can't embed a video with extra parameters anyway, by using a different link format that goes to https://www.youtube.com we can use the embedded player parameters. As an example I am going to use the related, start, end, autoplay, autohide controls, and display fullscreen button parameters in a link:


It will only work with https links in that format, it won't work as intended if the link is a regular http address. As luck would have it, DU3 seems to not like https links unless they are in a [link] tag. So this whole thing is perhaps more effort than it is worth - but it may come in handy for a long video where only the relevant portion could be shown by specifying start and end points.

Adding a different link format that works better with the HTML5 player. Same parameters as above just using the embed format to unsecure YouTube site:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/H66LG8k5hS8?rel=0&start=41&end=64&autoplay=1&autohide=1&fs=1

Unfortunately the DU3 software will try to embed that, I used an html entity for the last forward slash in the URL:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/H66LG8k5hS8?rel=0&start=41&end=64&autoplay=1&autohide=1&fs=1

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