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October 19, 2011 4 comments

Although I don’t get to develop as much as I would like, I do occasionally spot a need and create a web part or two.

In this case my marketing department wants to put videos that are on our company You Tube channel on to our website.

Now to the techies of the world you may be thinking.  This is easy, Content Editor Web Part, copy and paste the embed code and done.  However, if the web site is being maintained by non-technical people, things can get into a muddle pretty quickly.

As a result of this I started to look at the You Tube iFrame Embed API and found all sorts of interesting options.  So this web part provides access to most of the features found in the API.  The most interesting of which is the playlist option with a comma separated list of Video ID’s.

Take a look at the video below:

SharePoint You Tube Web Part

 

Hopefully other people will find it useful also.

Details:

Title: SharePoint You Tube Web Part

Versions Supported: SharePoint Foundation 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Project Server 2010

Type: Farm Solution (Hoping to make it a sandbox solution, but was having issues…)

URL: http://spyoutube.codeplex.com

Have fun!

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