Youtube oEmbed support

Youtube supports oEmbed format. This means we can easily fetch information about a video, such as its thumbnail image, HTML for embedding, title etc. without having to use Youtube API or scraping the Youtube page. You can reach oEmbed API at:

It returns a JSON filled with metadata. You can explore the oEmbed response yourself using the demo below.


Paste in a url and click fetch to inspect an oembed json for a Youtube video.

oEmbed URL:

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