If youtube video address has "feature=player_embedded&" in it, video does not displays. Example:
[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jzmXhe5Ssrk]

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mr.alinaki’s picture

And here comes the fix!

'/youtube\.com\/watch\?(?:feature=player_embedded\&)?v=([a-z0-9\-_]+)(?:\&feature=player_embedded)?/i'

blackdog’s picture

Where do you get an URL like that?

kmonty’s picture

I agree that this is a common issue with content editors. YouTube videos are often grabbed from videos embedded on other sites, and when you click the link within the embed, it attaches a "filtered" query to the video.

+1 on fixing.

drupik’s picture

@mr.alinaki - nice one song :D

blackdog’s picture

Status:Active» Needs work

I'm in favor of fixing it, but the regexp in #1 doesn't work.

TravisCarden’s picture

Status:Needs work» Needs review

What about this?

youtube\.com\/watch\?(([a-z0-9%*\-_.]+=[a-z0-9%*\-_.]+)+&)*(v=[a-z0-9%*\-_.]+)(&([a-z0-9%*\-_.]+=[a-z0-9%*\-_.]+))*

This would match any valid query string containing v=whatever. That way you don't have to know all the valid variables (or account for new ones when they're added to the API in the future). It breaks down like this:

  • youtube.com/watch?
  • zero or more sets of var=val&
  • v=whatever
  • zero or more sets of &var=val
mherchel’s picture

This is a very common use case.

I tried adding the regex from #1 and #6 into new lines within video_filter.codecs.inc, and also tried replacing line with it.

It didn't work though. The URL that I'm trying to get to work is

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UDMUyhNJhi8

Martijn Houtman’s picture

/youtube\.com\/watch\?(?:[\w]+=[\w]+\&)*v=([a-z0-9\-_]+)(?:[\w]+=[\w]+\&)*/i

More robust and matches the above cases.

Martijn Houtman’s picture

Typo, it should read:

/youtube\.com\/watch\?(?:[\w]+=[\w]+\&)*v=([a-z0-9\-_]+)(?:\&[\w]+=[\w]+)*/i

Martijn Houtman’s picture

OK, I just ran into this URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=g-all-esi&v=Ln5K3_8Cxrc

So the regex should read:

/youtube\.com\/watch\?(?:[\w-]+=[\w-]+\&)*v=([a-z0-9\-_]+)(?:\&[\w-]+=[\w-]+)*/i

My list two cents for now :-)

Ken Hawkins’s picture

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The regexs listed before likely weren't working with WYSIWYGs as the "&" is converted to "&"

Updated the regex from #10 to:

/youtube\.com\/watch\?(?:[\w-]+=[\w-]+\&)*(?:amp;)*v=([a-z0-9\-_]+)(?:\&[\w-]+=[\w-]+)*/i

Adds the optional detection of (?:amp;)

Things are working well for us now.

Patch attached.

kmonty’s picture

Title:Youtube and "featured"» YouTube embeds not working properly when "featured" is in the query string
Priority:Normal» Major
DamienMcKenna’s picture

Adding this to the proposed issues list for the 3.2 release.

DamienMcKenna’s picture

Status:Needs review» Closed (duplicate)
Parent issue:#2297491: Meta: Plan for Video Filter v7.x-3.2 release»
Related issues:+#2030795: Allow more flexible Youtube Urls

Actually I'm going to close this in favor of #2030795: Allow more flexible Youtube Urls which also adds support for youtube.com/embed URLs.