How To Make A Youtube Video Auto Start Or Auto Play




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auto play youtube videoThis is very easy to do and also a very common question.When you place a YouTube video on your blog the default setting is set for the video not to start unless play is clicked.If you would like the video to start automatically when someone arrives on your page you just need to add a simple piece of code.

Make A YouTube Video Auotplay

 YouTube have a newer embedd code and an old code i will cover both.You can see in both codes were i have added &autoplay=1

- The old YouTube code

<object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vK9_rU37IbE&autoplay=1"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vK9_rU37IbE&autoplay=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="350"></embed></object>

- The New YouTube Code

<iframe width="560" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vK9_rU37IbE&autoplay=1" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

With the auto play code added your video will now start automatically.

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9 comments:

  1. Thanks for the help!! Fantastic post! :-)

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  2. Will this show up as unique visitors on youtube or trigger something from google/adsense?

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  3. is this also possible with the blogger widget that show 4 little videos for you?

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  4. Hi,Dude
    When i add &autoplay=1,There is an error occurring ......Not been able to play the you tube vedio..It seems it got some error

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  5. I have tried this several times, and adding this bit of code exactly per instructions, and it doesn't work..and makes youtube video 'box' blank/black as well...? I've tried other sites with similar code with same results. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?

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    1. To make it autoplay, change this code

      http://www.youtube.com/embed/vK9_rU37IbE&autoplay=1

      with this

      http://www.youtube.com/v/vK9_rU37IbE?version=3&hl=en_US&autoplay=1

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