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wp_embed_handler_youtube › WordPress Function

wp_embed_handler_youtube ( $matches, $attr, $url, $rawattr )
Parameters: (4)
  • (array) $matches The RegEx matches from the provided regex when calling wp_embed_register_handler().
    Required: Yes
  • (array) $attr Embed attributes.
    Required: Yes
  • (string) $url The original URL that was matched by the regex.
    Required: Yes
  • (array) $rawattr The original unmodified attributes.
    Required: Yes
  • (string) The embed HTML.
Defined at:

YouTube iframe embed handler callback.

Catches YouTube iframe embed URLs that are not parsable by oEmbed but can be translated into a URL that is.


function wp_embed_handler_youtube( $matches, $attr, $url, $rawattr ) {
	global $wp_embed;
	$embed = $wp_embed->autoembed( sprintf( 'https://youtube.com/watch?v=%s', urlencode( $matches[2] ) ) );

	 * Filters the YouTube embed output.
	 * @since 4.0.0
	 * @see wp_embed_handler_youtube()
	 * @param string $embed   YouTube embed output.
	 * @param array  $attr    An array of embed attributes.
	 * @param string $url     The original URL that was matched by the regex.
	 * @param array  $rawattr The original unmodified attributes.
	return apply_filters( 'wp_embed_handler_youtube', $embed, $attr, $url, $rawattr );