Link to YouTube Video Pages from Embedded YouTube Videos

By Jake Kasprzak Last update Mar 20, 2009 — Installed 3,470 times.

Script Summary: Adds a link below an embedded YouTube video to the YouTube page on which the YouTube video is hosted.




3/19/2009: Version 0.2.5 released. Corrections were made to the code that extracts data about video titles from YouTube pages. Character entity references are now handled properly. (For example, "&" is now converted to an ampersand.) It has also been updated to extract title data more reliably and efficiently from YouTube pages.

2/2/2009: Version 0.2.4 released. An error that caused links to not be added below embedded videos that are no longer available on YouTube was corrected. More information on this most recent update can be found here.

1/5/2009: Version 0.2.3 released. Another error that caused links to not be added below some embedded videos was corrected. It was also modified so that it will not add a links below videos on the main Google Video page that already have links below them. More information on these most recent updates can be found here.

11/16/2008: Version 0.2.2 released. Another error that caused links to not be added below some embedded videos was corrected. More information on these most recent updates can be found here.

11/5/2008: Version 0.2.1 released. An error that caused no link to be embedded below some videos was corrected.

4/26/2008: Version 0.2.0 released. Support for adding titles of videos to links has been added. A feature for toggling whether or not to add these videos has also been added. In addition, it now also add links below videos even when these embedded videos are blocked by NoScript. For more information on this new version of the script, visit http://jake.kasprzak.ca/2008/04/26/adding-the-t...

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