YouTube Gallery extension for Joomla!

Version: 4.5.4
YouTube Gallery is popular Joomla Extension

Youtube Gallery is a video media management solution for Joomla! The component that shows a video gallery - catalog of selected videos, Play Lists, Channels etc. Supports popular video hosting: Youtube, Vimeo,,, UStream, Dailymotion,, College Humor, SoundCloud and local .FLV files.

Embed your Videos to Joomla website. Place Youtube Channel videos to an article.


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Youtube Gallery Extension for Joomla - Key benefits, and How to Use It.

The YoutubeGallery extension for Joomla is a simple way to add your videos to any Joomla website, and supports videos from Youtube, Vimeo, and many other video hosting sites. The software is responsive, user friendly and can really enhance the SEF of your site when people search for related topics and videos, whether on Youtube or search engines in general.

Getting your Youtube extension working is straightforward, with a few simple steps required to build this great video resource on your Joomla site. All that needs to be done is to select ‘components’, on the back end of your site, then ‘Youtube gallery’, and then ‘new’. You can now add the video links you require. Adding your existing Youtube channel, and all the videos you might already have uploaded there is also easy to accomplish, and thanks to the simple layout and responsive interface, it can take a matter of minutes to incorporate whole video plays lists on to your site. Additionally, adding your own custom features, such as title, description, of video thumbnail, only requires some basic link syntax.

The benefits of the Youtube Gallery are already making a real difference for all kinds of sites, from business oriented to hobby or entertainment pages. The great thing about the YoutubeGallery is that it allows users to express their creative editing skills when composing a video collection, slideshow, or even workshop and information content. Being able to engage with site visitors this way, directly with video also helps to make your site much more SEF.

In general, the Youtube Gallery extension is one of the easiest ways to get your videos on your website that exists today, being easily accessible to the wide variety of site operators that use Joomla without requiring hours of tweaking. Of course, if you should ever need some help with your version of the software, then Joomlaboat are more than happy to help get your Youtube Gallery Extension up and running, or address any problems that crop up.

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Youtube Gallery for Joomla - documentation


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Youtube Gallery is a video media management solution for Joomla! The component that shows a video gallery - catalog of selected videos on your Joomla website.

All you need is to create a Video List , add list of video links or a links to playlists. Save it. Then create a theme or or import one. Create menu item with YouTube Gallery type, or use plugin or module.

Key benefits:

  • Supports many Video Sources: Youtube, Vimeo,,, UStream, Dailymotion,, College Humor, SoundCloud and local .FLV files;
  • Supports Youtube Playlist, Youtube User Uploads, Youtube User Favorites, Youtube Standard Feeds;
  • Supports Youtube Search;
  • Supports Youtube Show;
  • Supports Vimeo Channel, Vimeo Album, Vimeo User Uploads;
  • Supports Dailymotion Playlist;
  • Youtube Gallery comes as Component, Youtube Gallery Module and Youtube Gallery Plugin;
  • You can mix videos from different sources and mix playlists with individual videos;
  • It will update videos from Youtube (and others) playlist or channels automatically;
  • It can manage large video collections;
  • Create categories of Video Lists and mix them to form special lists etc;
  • Fetch latest videos from Youtube or Vimeo channel;
  • Get as maximum as possible information about the video including likes, views etc;
  • Downloadable free Themes;
  • Custom Layouts to satisfy any design;
  • Conditional tags in Custom Layout (If - End if);
  • Theme Import and Export (Pro Version) functionality (to share/distribute your art work);
  • Pagination;
  • Youtube Logo Cover;
  • Glass cover (to prevent click on video and go to Youtube);
  • Youtube Gallery has "Responsive" feature/option;
  • Facebook head tags preparation;
  • SEF links to videos (convert video title to the link);
  • Switch Video without Page reload or as new page;
  • Youtube Player settings: Autoplay, Repeat (loop), Allow Playlist, Fullscreen, Related Videos, Show Info, Controls, Mute Player, Initial Volume, Border, Primary Border Color, Secondary Border Color (most of these settings are applicable to other players as well);
  • Youtube Parameters (you may pass parameters like hd=1 directly to player).


Download and install the Youtube Gallery extension.
For free download click on "Download" tab on this page. Or click on "Pro Version" if you need more features.

Install Youtube Gallery for Joomla! To install - open your site administration back-end, click on "Extensions","Manage","Install" select the file you just downloaded and click "Install"


Create Video List and create or import Theme - go to "Components"->"YoutubeGallery" ... More Here
Create New Video List and Theme

Group your videos in categories, adjust the layout with many options, cover the logo, place a "glass" on top of the video, use your favorite shadow/light box.

Enable Cache to increase page load speed.



Use it as Component (menu Item)

Create the Video List and Theme, open Menu, click on "new" icon to add new menu item, select "Youtube Gallery" menu item type and select already created video list and theme.

Use it as a Module

Create the video list and theme, open "Module Manager" click "New", select Youtube Gallery type. Enter the name of the module, select desirable position and select already created video list and theme.

Use it as A PLUGIN

Create the video list and theme, create an article and place a special code there:

{youtubegallery=Video List Name,Theme Name,|Itemid|}
{youtubegalleryid=Video List Id,Theme Id,|Itemid|,|Mobile Theme ID|}

Itemid - very optional. It is ID of a Menu Item where to open the video (if "rel" option not set and "Switch Video As" is not set to "Update Player")

Mobile Theme is optional parameter.

example 1:

{youtubegallery=Hot for words,Simple Grid,|Itemid|,|Mobile Theme Name|} - will show the gallery "Hot for words" with default settings, but create it first.

example 2:

{youtubegalleryid=1,2} - will show the video list (id:1) as set in theme (id:2).

Each video list and theme has it's own ID and name, this ID or Name you may use in plugin.


You can control a lot of Youtube Player Parameters Here is more

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YouTube Gallery

Key benefits:

  • Theme Export
  • Disable Fullscreen
  • Mute Player
  • Set Initial Volume
  • Youtube Special Parameters
  • Switch Video Options
  • Rel option to apply any shadow/lightbox
  • Glass Cover to prevent clicking on the video
  • Logo Cover Available
  • Prepare Head Tags
  • Change Page Title
  • Disable Responsive
  • Disable Cookies
  • More than 50 videos can be fetched from the Youtube Channel, Playlist, User Uploads etc.

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  • 4.5.4 (2018.12.11) "allow_url_fopen" no longer required. Default API Key included.
  • 4.5.3 (2018.12.05) phpversion function not required any more.
  • 4.5.2 (2018.11.28) Theme Import functionality fixed.
  • 4.5.1 (2018.11.28) Autoplay Fixed.
  • 4.5.0 (2018.11.28) Free version installation fixed.
  • 4.4.9 (2018.11.28) API Player improved, can switch automatically between Youtube and Vimeo. Code Mirror Layout editor added.
  • 4.4.7 (2018.08.08) Order By Video Title added.
  • 4.4.6 (2018.07.18) Code cleaned.
  • 4.4.5 (2018.06.22) Code cleaned. Compatible woth Joomla 3.8.8. Hot switch/Do not show first video bug fixed.
  • 4.3.8 (2016.02.09) Youtube API updated.
  • 4.3.6 (2015.08.16) Vimeo API Clint Secret may contain "/" and "+" characters.
  • 4.3.4 (2015.08.01) Checks server requirements.
  • 4.3.3 (2015.08.08) "5 Videos" problem solved. Just add maxResults=Number of videos parameter to your link. Should get any number of videos, depends on your server performance
  • 4.3.1 (2015.07.29) Video Title and Description HTML sanitation added.
  • 4.3.0 (2015.05.18) Youtube API 3 Supported.
  • 4.2.9 (2015.05.06) Settings: API key size extended.
  • 4.2.8 (2015.02.08) Video details tag bug fixed.
  • 4.2.7 (2014.10.30) No backlinks anymore.
  • 4.2.6 (2014.10.19) Back-end - sub-menu added.
  • 4.2.5 (2014.09.25) Code maintenance.
  • 4.2.4 (2014.09.22) Code maintenance.
  • 4.2.3 (2014.09.15) Youtube Channels supported.
  • 4.2.2 (2014.08.21) Youtube API Key "dash" bug fixed.
  • 4.2.1 (2014.08.04) Back-end / Add Video - Javascript bug fixed.
  • 4.2.0 (2014.07.29) Security Release! More sanitation added. No more link to our website.
  • 4.1.9 (2014.07.18) Security Release! Additional sanitation added to prevent SQL injections.
  • 4.1.8 (2014.07.17) width and height tags added to Navigation Bar Custom Layout (JSE theme fixed).
  • 4.1.7 (2014.07.06) A good "How to get API Key" instruction added.
  • 4.1.6 (2014.07.05) API 3 to get video info - optional.
  • 4.1.5 (2014.06.30) [navigationbar] width,cols fixed.
  • 4.1.4 (2014.06.29) [navigationbar] default layout width "simple" fixed.
  • 4.1.3 (2014.06.28) Glass Cover+Hot Switch issue fixed.
  • 4.1.2 (2014.06.27) Glass Cover+Responsive CSS issue fixed.
  • 4.1.1 (2014.06.16) Logo Cover+Responsive CSS issue fixed.
  • 4.1.0 (2014.06.05) Playlist video switch in FF+Flash bug fixed.
  • 4.0.9 (2014.06.05) ***Video not found*** Front-end filter added.
  • 4.0.8 (2014.06.04) IMPORTANT: Player Controller rewritten.
  • 4.0.2 (2014.05.29) Playlist+HTML5 API player bug fixed.
  • 4.0.1 (2014.05.27) Video List form - Additional fields/tags added:
    [videolist:author] - in Pro version
    [videolist:authorurl] - in Pro version
    [videolist:image] - in Pro version
    [videolist:note] - in Pro version
    [videolist:watchgroup - in j2.5, 3.x Pro version]
  • 4.0.0 (2014.05.25) Youtube Gallery detects the device and checks Flash Player availability. It will use iFrame API player if no Flash Player available.
  • 3.9.9 (2014.05.24) "HTML5 (New IFrame API Player)" fixed. this includes: change video title when video ends and another starts automatically, playlist in IE problem fixed.
  • 3.9.8 (2014.05.19) Update Video List button incompatibility bug fixed.
  • 3.9.7 (2014.05.19) Export Themes as Standard Joomla Extensions.
  • 3.9.6 (2014.05.13) Facebook comments link fixed, https image links fixed. And other small bugs are fixed.
  • 3.9.5 (2014.05.05) Soundcloud cURL Link Resolve method added (auto).
  • 3.9.4 (2014.04.29) Image HTTPS links fixed.
  • 3.9.3 (2014.04.25) Back-end pagination bug fixed.
  • 3.9.2 (2014.04.22) Social-Facebook-Comments declaration fixed.
  • 3.9.0 (2014.04.22) Description and Image fields added to Category Form;
    Database Autofix added;
    Social-Facebook-Comments current url fixed.

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