Monthly Archives: April 2010

Lite YouTube embeds free for all!

It’s all nice and well to hammer out some code to create a lite YouTube embedded player, but as long as that embed-code can’t simply be copy/pasted from the YouTube-page, it’s all pretty theoretical, no?

Well here you are, a simple bookmarklet that will display the LYTE-code when you’re on a random YouTube video page:

Want this? Then just do this:

  1. drag this LYTE bookmarklet to your bookmarks toolbar
  2. go to
Watch this video on YouTube or on Easy Youtube.

random youtube-video page

  • click on the bookmark(let)
  • copy/paste the LYTE code on top of the page into your html
  • enjoy Lite YouTube Embeds (i.e. 17KB instead of 150KB with a normal embed) on your site!
  • Happy embedding!