Jekyll plugin which provides several tags to easily embed videos
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LICENSE Initial commit Feb 21, 2016 Update Dec 6, 2016
video_embed.rb Add https support for youtube and ustream Jan 30, 2017


It provides several tags which generates a HTML snippet to embed videos, and can easily support others video websites. This plugin was heavily based on @joelverhagen gist example.


Place the file in the _plugins directory.


To include a video in your jekyll post, just use the string {% tag video_id width height %} and replace by its respective tag and video_id, the width (default value: 640) and height(default value: 360) are optional.


The following table shows the supported websites, their respective tag, and where is located the video_id (highlighted) in the URL of each video.

Website Tag Video ID ted ustream vimeo youtube