ytPlayer is a feature-rich, “Chromeless” YouTube player solution designed to help webmasters create a custom YouTube player.
The ytPlayer offers a full array of script-ready options, methods, and functions to help you control and interact with the player. Options for ytPlayer include playlists, playlist categories, shuffle, repeat, fullscreen, a jQuery plugin, a right-click context menu with playback controls and playlist, and more.
In this tutorial you will create a jQuery plugin which uses YouTube’s chromeless player, and creates our own set of minimalistic controls. The supported controls include a Play, Pause and Replay button – and also a clickable progress bar.
Other than the “Turn off the lights” feature, YouTube has great stuff, such as the “change view” feature, which allows you to switch between normal and wide mode, thus expanding or shrinking the video area. Creating this is very simple.
The instant search feature has massively changed the web in past couple of weeks. I had developed real-time Youtube instant search with Jquery and Ajax. It is very simple like my previous posts, just reading the Youtube API JSON file with Jquery. Take a look at this live demo..