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Knowledge Base of: [WMTech] YouTube Integration Essentials - FAQ

  1. Why does YouTube Integration Essentials need to access the YouTube API? What is an API anyway? 611 Views

    An API is a way to have two pieces of software talk to each other to exchange information. In...
  2. What is an API key and why do I need one all of a sudden for YouTube Integration Essentials? 574 Views

    Up before version 1.1.0 the v2 YouTube API was used, but in September 2014 Google announced it...
  3. How can get a YouTube API key? 667 Views

    See: https://wmtech.net/threads/how-to-get-a-google-youtube-api-key.161/
  4. Will YouTube Integration Essentials Work If I Don't Provide an API Key? 597 Views

    Yes, with some exceptions; this add-on will continue to work, rendering YouTube players, but...
  5. What does "html5 video support" mean? 562 Views

    When playing, HTML5 video will not be visible for everyone. Indeed some visitors will see the...
  6. What are the requirements to see embedded YouTube HTML5 video in YouTube Integration Essentials? 597 Views

    Beginning 2015 YouTube announced it would switch to HTML5 video by default. This will work in...
  7. Does YouTube Integration Essentials protect my visitor's privacy? 626 Views

    ouTube off course does see visitor requests coming in, but only if a visitor decides to see the...
  8. Can I disable the local cache in YouTube Integration Essentials to save storage at my server? 580 Views

    Yes, just deactivate "show the microdata" and "show the title" in your ACP and the local cache...
  9. Does YouTube Integration Essentials support serving image files through an CDN? 608 Views

    Yes, the local cache is stored in the "data" directory. So, if you serve images from the "data"...
  10. Do you store the video itself locally? 554 Views

    No, we only cache the thumbnail image and the video info data (description, title, author,...
  11. Does YouTube Integration Essentials work with Infinite Scroll (masonry) thread or conversation views? 579 Views

    Yes, you just need to add "yt.le()" into the Javascript to be called for adding new content of...
  12. How does YouTube Integration Essentials support microdata? 688 Views

    There is a specific microdata scheme for "videoObject"...
  13. Are the YouTube embeds in YouTube Integration Essentials responsive? 601 Views

    The video width in posts and messages will adapt to the width of the container (the div) in...
  14. If I disable YouTube Integration Essentials, no YouTube videos are shown at my site! 579 Views

    This is expected behavior. Deactivating the add-on (which is displaying the YouTube videos)...