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jQuery Open (Embed) YouTube Video in Lightbox Popup Example

Nov 19, 2014

Here I will explain how to use jQuery to open or embed YouTube video in lightbox popup window or jQuery play or display YouTube video in lightbox popup window.  By using jQuery modal popup / lightbox window we can display YouTube video in popup window.

To show YouTube video in popup window we can use jQuery modal popup window for that we need to write the code as shown below

<html xmlns="">
<title>jQuery Show YoutTube Videos in popup window when click on link</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
var tag = document.createElement('script');
tag.src = "";
var firstScriptTag = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0];
firstScriptTag.parentNode.insertBefore(tag, firstScriptTag);

/* video settings come here */
var player;
function onYouTubePlayerAPIReady() {
player = new YT.Player('player', {
height: '350',
width: '600',
videoId: 'Sne_5PwcAss',
events: {
'onReady': onPlayerReady
/* Autoplay when the dialog opens */
function onPlayerReady(event) {;
var overlay = jQuery('<div id="overlay"></div>');
return false;

return false;

return false;
<style type="text/css">
#overlay {
position: fixed;
top: 0;
left: 0;
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
background-color: #000;
-khtml-opacity: 0.7;
opacity: 0.7;
z-index: 100;
display: none;
.content a{
text-decoration: none;
width: 100%;
margin: 0 auto;
display: none;
position: fixed;
z-index: 101;
min-width: 600px;
width: 600px;
min-height: 150px;
margin: 100px auto;
background: #f3f3f3;
position: relative;
z-index: 103;
padding: 10px;
border-radius: 5px;
box-shadow: 0 2px 5px #000;
.content p{
clear: both;
color: #555555;
font-size: 13px;
text-align: justify;
.content p a{
color: #d91900;
font-weight: bold;
.content .x{
float: right;
height: 35px;
left: 22px;
position: relative;
top: -25px;
width: 34px;
.content .x:hover{
cursor: pointer;
<div class='popup'>
<div class='content'>
<img src='' alt='quit' class='x' id='x' />
<div id='player'></div>
<p><a href='' class='close'>Close</a></p>
<div id='container'>
<a href='' class='click'><b>Click Here to See Popup! </b></a> <br/>

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