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getYoutubeID()

Get the ID of the Youtube video (or use best fallback possible)

JavaScript July 2, 2019

Usage

JavaScript
nebula.getYoutubeID(target)

Parameters

target
(Required) (Object) The event target passed within the Youtube API functions
Default: None

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Examples

JavaScript
function nebulaYoutubeError(e){
    var thisVideo = nebulaVideos[nebula.getYoutubeID(e.target)];    
}

Additional Notes

This checks if the undocumented getVideoData() function is available from the Youtube API. Either way it tries to return the most applicable ID available. The fallback stack is Youtube ID, Debug ID, ?v parameter from the video URL or the iframe src, ID attribute of the iframe element itself.

Source File

Located in /assets/js/nebula.js on line 4797.

JavaScript
nebula.getYoutubeID = function(target){
    var id;

    //If getVideoData is available in the API
    if ( target.getVideoData ){
        id = target.getVideoData().id || target.getVideoData().video_id;
    }

    //Make sure the ID was available within the getVideoData() otherwise use alternate methods
    if ( !id ){
        if ( target.getDebugText ){
            id = JSON.parse(target.getDebugText()).debug_videoId;
        } else {
            id = nebula.get('v', target.getVideoUrl()) || jQuery(target.getIframe()).attr('src').split('?')[0].split('/').pop() || jQuery(target.getIframe()).attr('id'); //Parse the video URL for the ID or use the iframe ID
        }
    }

    return id;
};

Override

To override or disable this JavaScript function, simply redeclare it with the exact same function name.

JavaScript
nebula.getYoutubeID = function(target){
    //Write your own code here, leave it blank, or return false.
}