TYPO3 CMS extension for easy to use YouTube content elements with cover image and cover text.

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1.4.3 2021-04-05 17:55 UTC

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TYPO3 CMS extension for simple and responsive YouTube videos with back end preview, optional cover image and cover text.


System requirements

  • TYPO3 8.7 LTS, TYPO3 9.5 LTS to 11 only since 1.3.0
  • fluid_styled_content
  • jQuery (recommended)


  • Regular content element settings (title, access, etc.)
  • Parses all kinds of dirty YouTube links, youtu.be included
  • Custom cover image
  • Cover image title and text
  • Video caption
  • Video aspect ratio (16:9, 4:3, configurable). Multiple aspect ratios and different video sizes on same page.
  • Video start time (min/sec)
  • Autoplay (on/off)
  • Show info (on/off)
  • Show related videos (on/off)
  • Fullscreen (on/off)
  • Loop (on/off)
  • Video and selected options preview in page module
  • Customizable HTML & TS template



  • Install from TER (youtubevideo) or Composer (t3brightside/youtubevideo)
  • Include static template
  • jQuery is needed for the cover image and text to function
  • Disable default JS in constants if no cover image, text or custom play button is needed
  • Change breakpoint JS to 'vanilla' or 'none' if no jQuery present in the system


Add as any other content element.


TypoScript constants can be edited in template constant editor and are explained there. PageTS config can be found in Configuration/ folder.


Development and maintenance

Brightside OÜ – TYPO3 development and hosting specialised web agency