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Youtube Video Player in Ionic 2 With Ionic Native

Published on November 21, 2016
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    By Alligator.io

    Youtube Video Player in Ionic 2 With Ionic Native

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    YoutubeVideoPlayer is part of Ionic Native, which is a set of wrappers for a curated list of Cordova plugins. These wrappers make it very easy to implement native functionality in your apps. Here let’s see how to setup a Youtube video player:

    First install the YoutubeVideoPlayer Cordova plugin:

    $ ionic plugin add https://github.com/Glitchbone/CordovaYoutubeVideoPlayer.git
    
    

    Then import it in your component:

    import { YoutubeVideoPlayer } from 'ionic-native';
    

    You can now use the openVideo() method:

    playVideo(videoId) {
      YoutubeVideoPlayer.openVideo(videoId);
    }
    

    And now in your template it’s as simple as calling playVideo() with a valid Youtube video id:

    <input placeholder="Enter a video id" #videoId>
    <button ion-button (click)="openVideo(videoId.value)">
      <ion-icon name="play"></ion-icon>
    </button>
    

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