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Embed a Youtube Video in your Markdown with additional options

Inspired by gatsby-remark-embed-youtube


  1. Install plugin to your site:
npm i gatsby-remark-embed-video-ext

yarn add gatsby-remark-embed-video-ext
  1. Add following to your gatsby-config.js:
module.exports = {
  plugins: [
      resolve: "gatsby-transformer-remark",
      options: {
        plugins: [
            resolve: "gatsby-remark-embed-video-ext",
            options: {
              width: 800,
              ratio: 1.77, // Optional: Defaults to 16/9 = 1.77
              height: 400, // Optional: Overrides optional.ratio
              related: false, //Optional: Will remove related videos from the end of an embedded YouTube video.
              noIframeBorder: true, //Optional: Disable insertion of <style> border: 0
              loadingStrategy: 'lazy', //Optional: Enable support for lazy-load offscreen iframes. Default is disabled.
              sandboxOpts: 'allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-popups allow-presentation', // Optional: sandbox options
              urlOverrides: [
                  id: "youtube",
                  embedURL: videoId =>
              ], //Optional: Override URL of a service provider, e.g to enable youtube-nocookie support
              containerClass: "embedVideo-container", //Optional: Custom CSS class for iframe container, for multiple classes separate them by space
              iframeId: false, //Optional: if true, iframe's id will be set to what is provided after 'video:' (YouTube IFrame player API requires iframe id)

Note: if you also rely on gatsby-remark-responsive-iframe, gatsby-remark-images, or gatsby-remark-prismjs, you have to define the embed-youtube plugin first:

plugins: [

Note: you can style the videoIframe using .embedVideo-container or by specifying a custom class

  1. Restart gatsby.


# Look at this Video:

`video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/2Xc9gXyf2G4`
`youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xc9gXyf2G4`
`youtube: 2Xc9gXyf2G4`

`vimeo: https://vimeo.com/5299404`
`vimeo: 5299404`

`videoPress: https://videopress.com/v/kUJmAcSf`
`videoPress: kUJmAcSf`

`twitch: https://player.twitch.tv/?channel=dakotaz`
`twitch: https://player.twitch.tv/?autoplay=false&video=v273436948`
`twitch: 273436948`
`twitchLive: dakotaz`

Version 3.2.7

  • Fixed - ERR_REQUIRE_ESM failure when using unist-util-visit>=3.0.0

Version 3

  • Added A11y support

video: [VideoTitle](https://www.youtube.com/embed/2Xc9gXyf2G4) youtube: [Cool Youtube Video](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xc9gXyf2G4)



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