3/27/2013 - 3:35 PM

YouTube - XML JavaScript Playlist Parser

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" dir="ltr" lang="en-US">

<head profile="http://gmpg.org/xfn/11">

	<style type="text/css">
	/* placeholder inline styles */

	body { font-family: arial, verdana; }

	a img { text-decoration: none; }

	ul.youtubeFeed {
		margin: 0;
		padding: 0;

	ul.youtubeFeed li {
		float: left;
		width: 150px;
		list-style-type: none;
		font-size: 11px;
		height: 170px;

	ul.youtubeFeed li div { width: 118px; }

	<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
	<script src="http://www.google.com/jsapi" type="text/javascript"></script>

	<script type="text/javascript">
		google.setOnLoadCallback(function () {
			// setup the click handler
			function loadVideo(video) {

				$('#videos h3').text(video.title);

					'<iframe title="', video.title, '" width="560" height="349" src="', video.href, '" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>'
				return false;

			// get the feed info
			// setting max-results delivers you the maximum of 50, you can remove to default to 25.  Use feed.setNumEntries to strip down to a range between 50 and 25.
			var feedUrl = "http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/playlists/84FBB60DFE42481F?max-results=50";
			new google.feeds.lookupFeed(feedUrl, function (result) {
				if (result.error || !result.url) {
				// get the feed items
				var feed = new google.feeds.Feed(result.url);
				feed.load(function (result) {
					// write out the feed data			
					var container = $(".youtubeFeed");
					//var totalcount = result.feed.entries.length;
					//alert (totalcount);

					for (var i = 0; i < result.feed.entries.length; i++) {
						var entry = result.feed.entries[i];
						var vidhash = /=(.*)&(.*)$/.exec (entry.link)[1];
 						// uncomment this and comment out the item below if you find rendering of the player a bit slow
 						// container.append('<li><div><a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/'+vidhash+'&feature=youtube_gdata&rel=1" class="yt-vid-link" title="'+entry.title+'"><img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/'+vidhash+'/2.jpg" /><br />'+entry.title+'</a></div></li>\n');

 						// comment the item below and uncomment the item above if you find the player swap too slow
 						container.append('<li><div><a href="http://www.youtube.com/embed/'+vidhash+'" class="yt-vid-link" title="'+entry.title+'"><img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/'+vidhash+'/2.jpg" /><br />'+entry.title+'</a></div></li>\n');
					// load the first video
					$(".yt-vid-link:first").each(function () {
						return false;
					// setup the click handler for all the videso
					$(".yt-vid-link").click(function () {
						return false;
		google.load("feeds", "1");



	<div id="videos">

		<div id="videocomm">

			<h3>Please Wait....</h3>

			<div id="youtubeVideo">

				Insert video here


			<p>Click a thumbnail below to watch the video.</p>

			<div class="slider">

				<div id="fragment-1">

					<ul class="youtubeFeed">