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Playing a Youtube video

This page shows you how to play a youtube video using afterglow.

If you want to play a video which is hosted on Youtube, you should use the [`data-youtube-id` parameter](doc:youtube-video). This example shows you how the result would look like. [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "<!DOCTYPE html>\n<html>\n <head>\n <title>afterglow player</title>\n <script src=\"//cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/afterglowplayer@1.x\"></script>\n </head>\n <body>\n <video class=\"afterglow\" id=\"myvideo\" width=\"960\" height=\"540\" data-youtube-id=\"5jidaSuRVKw\"></video>\n </body>\n<html>", "language": "html" } ] } [/block] Using this basic lightbox setup, the player would look like this: [block:html] { "html": "<video class=\"afterglow\" id=\"myvideo\" width=\"960\" height=\"540\" data-youtube-id=\"5jidaSuRVKw\"></video>" } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Read more about player parameters", "body": "If you want to learn more about the player parameters that are available, you should take a look at the [player parameters section](doc:player-parameters)." } [/block]