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Get the YouTube, Vimeo, Vine, VideoPress or Microsoft Stream video id from a url or embed string.

Pull Requests are welcome if you would like to see support for other video services or if you find an unsupported video url pattern.

Install

$ npm install --save get-video-id

Import

You can use this module in Node.js or in the browser. See below for the different importing options.

CommonJS

const getVideoId = require('get-video-id');

ES2015 Module

import getVideoId from 'get-video-id';

Browser

<script src="get-video-id.umd.min.js"s><script>

Usage

Simply supply the module with a url or embed string matching any of the patterns known by this module and its metadata of id and service will be returned:

import getVideoId from 'get-video-id';

getVideoId('https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rSH8-pbHZ0');
//=> { id: '8rSH8-pbHZ0', service: 'youtube' }

const { id } = getVideoId('https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rSH8-pbHZ0');
//=> '8rSH8-pbHZ0'

You can also use Google redirection URL (link from the search list) with YouTube, Vimeo or Vine as target url.

getVideoId('https://www.google.cz/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0ahUKEwj30L2MvpDVAhUFZVAKHb8CBaYQuAIIIjAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DeG1uDU0rSLw&usg=AFQjCNECyDn3DQL7U6VW2CnXQQjB0gNKqA');
//=> { id: 'eG1uDU0rSLw', service: 'youtube' }

API

getVideoId(input)

Returns a metadata Object with the video id and service name:

{
  id: 'String',
  service: 'String'
}

input

Type: String

The url (or embed code) from which you want to find the video id. See the Patterns section to see the formats that can be supplied.

Patterns

This module works on the url / embed patterns below. (where * is the id and ? or & are parameter strings):

YouTube

YouTube Shortcodes

http://youtu.be/*?
https://youtu.be/*
http://youtu.be/*
http://y2u.be/*
youtube://

YouTube /v/ or /vi/

http://www.youtube.com/v/*
http://youtube.com/vi/*?
http://youtube.com/v/*?

YouTube v= or vi=

http://www.youtube.com/ytscreeningroom?v=*
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=*?&
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=*
http://youtube.com/watch?vi=*&
http://youtube.com/?vi=*&
http://youtube.com/?v=*

YouTube image links /vi/*/ or /an_webp/*/

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/*/hqdefault.jpg
https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/MYDcdp-VNmQ/mqdefault_6s.webp

YouTube embed

http://www.youtube.com/embed/*?
https://www.youtube.com/embed/*

YouTube user

http://www.youtube.com/user/username#p/a/u/2/*
http://www.youtube.com/user/username#p/u/1/*?
http://www.youtube.com/user/username#p/u/1/*

YouTube iframe

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/*" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

YouTube -nocookie

www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/*?

YouTube Attribution Link

http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?u=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D*%26
http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?u=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D
http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?u=/watch?v=*&
http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?u=/watch?v=*
http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?/watch?v=*

Google Redirection to YouTube

https://google.cz/url?source=web&url=<YOUTUBE_URL>
https://google.com/image?url=<YOUTUBE_URL>

Vimeo

Vimeo urls

https://vimeo.com/*
https://vimeo.com/*?
https://player.vimeo.com/video/*
https://player.vimeo.com/video/*?
https://www.vimeo.com/*
https://www.vimeo.com/*?

Vimeo swf embed

http://vimeo.com/foo.swf?clip_id=1234

Vimeo iframe

<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/*" ...

Vine

Vine urls

https://vine.co/v/*

Vine iframe

<iframe src="https://vine.co/v/*/embed/simple" width="600" height="600" frameborder="0"></iframe>
<iframe src="https://vine.co/v/*/embed/postcard" width="600" height="600" frameborder="0"></iframe>

VideoPress

VideoPress urls

https://videopress.com/v/*
https://videopress.com/embed/*

VideoPress iframes

<iframe src="https://videopress.com/embed/zcnJVzQF" width="600" height="600"></iframe>

Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream urls

https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/*
https://web.microsoftstream.com/embed/video/*

Microsoft Stream iframes

<iframe src="https://web.microsoftstream.com/embed/video/*?&" width="640" height="360"></iframe>

Contributing

If you discover a url pattern that is not covered by this module, please open an issue to report it, or submit a Pull Request. For any submitted pull requests, please ensure that you include unit test(s) to fully cover your code contribution(s).

License

MIT © Michael Wuergler

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