[T3EXT DAY] TYPO3 Plugin for Youtube

[T3EXT DAY] TYPO3 Plugin for Youtube

What it is ?

It is the only TYPO3 extension that adds Youtube functionality to your site.

So now embedding youtube videos to your TYPO3 site has been made as simple as copy paste !

Now you can display your Youtube videos in your TYPO3 site in video box and visitors can watch the video specifically on the page without being redirected to www.Youtube.com .

So, what does it cost you to include a video box showing a video from youtube to your site?

Well nothing- It's free !!

This extension facilitates video on your servers and utilizes the transfer speed !

Isn't this a great deal :)

What does it do?

It is the only TYPO3 extension which facilitates to integrate all the features of Youtube like Simple Video, managing Channel,managing Playlist, Live-streaming, like,subscribe etc to your TYPO3 site.

Key features of EX:ns_youtube are:

  • video integration
  • Show Playlist
  • Show Channel
  • Manage Playlist
  • Manage Channel
  • Gallery View
  • Live-stream videos
  • Easy video box
  • Flexibile backend configuration
  • Industrial Technical Standards (Extbase/Fluid, Hooks etc.,)
  • Compatible from TYPO3 6.x to 9.x

The article in detail further contains:

1. Front-end view after plug-in installation (with detailed screenshots)

  • Single view

TYPO3_NS_YOUTUBE_Screenshot_1 Screenshot 1

  • Playlist View

TYPO3_NS_YOUTUBE_Screenshot_2

  • Gallery View

2. Back-end view after plug-in installation  (with detailed screenshots)

TYPO3_NS_YOUTUBE_Screenshot_4

3. Overview of extension

Extension Key:ns_youtube for TYPO3
Extension URL:https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/ns_youtube/
Documentation:https://www.nitsan.in/blog/post/t3ext-day-typo3-plugin-for-youtube/
Support:https://github.com/nitsan-technologies/ns_youtube/issues
Version:1.1.0
Category:Frontend Plugin
TYPO3 version:(6.0.0 - 9.5.99)

4. How to Install/use extension step by step (with detailed screenshots)

Just install this extension the usual way like any other TYPO3 extension.

4.1. Get extension via Composer

Using the command line

composer require nitsan/ns-youtube:dev-master

4.2: Get the extension

In the TYPO3 backend you can use the extension manager (EM).

Step 1: Switch to the module “Extension”

Step 2: Get the extension

  • Get it from the Extension Manager: Press the “Retrieve/Update” button and search for the extension key ns_snow and import the extension from the repository.
  • Get it from typo3.org: You can always get the current version from https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/ns_youtube/ by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterwards in the Extension Manager.

Step 3: Install the extension

NITSAN-TYPO3-Youtube

4.3: Activate the TypoScript

The extension ships some static TypoScript code which needs to be included.

Step 1: Go to Template Module

Step 2: Switch to Root page

Step 3: Select Info/Modify option from drop-down

Step 4: Click on Edit the whole template record button

NITSAN-TYPO3-Youtube

Step 5: Switch to Includes tab and add [NITSAN] Snow (ns_snow) extension to Selected Items list in Include static (from extensions): section

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4.4. Configuration

Step 1: Add Youtube API key

Step 1.1: Switch to the root page of your site.

Step 1.2: Switch to the Template module.

Step 1.3: Select Constant Editor from drop-down.

Step 1.4: Select Category = PLUGIN.TX_NSYOUTUBE (5)

Step 1.5: Generate API key from this URL: https://developers.google.com/youtube/v3/getting-started and set it in API Key Constant

NITSAN-TYPO3-Youtube

Step 2: Configure Constants

Configure extension constants as per your requirements.

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NITSAN-TYPO3-Youtube

Step 3: Add Plugin To Page

Add this great plugin to the page where you want to show your youtube videos and configure this plugin as per your requirement.

NITSAN-TYPO3-Youtube

NITSAN-TYPO3-Youtube

NITSAN-TYPO3-Youtube

4.5 Cache clearing

Please use the buttons Flush frontend caches and Flush general caches from the top panel. The Clear cache function of the install tool will also work perfectly.

5. Support:

Feedback & Suggestions:

Just download & try the EXT:ns_youtube extension. You can write down your feedback/suggestion/comments to below comment box. So, we will adapt it for next version of EXT:ns_youtube.

Now, Expand your business by showing your youtube videos to your customers from TYPO3 site :)

Sanjay Chauhan - TYPO3 Technopreneur

A young technology enthusiast and entrepreneur. At 24, he co-founded NITSAN – a TYPO3 Agency in Bhavnagar, India. He is sought-after marketing face of NITSAN, is accredited with the management of customer-service teams, collaborations with agencies and clients, projects executions, and more. A tech guy in every sense of the word, Sanjay is the real TYPO3 Guru at NITSAN.

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