YouTube is surely one of the best ways to add videos to your site. However, if you want your videos to appear more professional on a promotional or advertorial page, you may want to hide certain elements of the YouTube player. Here comes the hidden gems of embedding string to help us.

Default YouTube Embed Code

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/egX9ZDaIrkU?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Hide YouTube Video titles and info

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/egX9ZDaIrkU?rel=0&showinfo=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Hide YouTube Video Embed Controls (Trackbar and volume controls)

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/egX9ZDaIrkU?rel=0&controls=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Make video start from specific time

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/egX9ZDaIrkU?rel=0&start=110" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Make video stop at a specific time

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/egX9ZDaIrkU?rel=0&end=200" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Make video restart playing after complete (loop)

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/egX9ZDaIrkU?rel=0&controls=0&start=110&end=200&loop=1" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Change video player theme to light

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/egX9ZDaIrkU?rel=0&theme=light" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Creating a manual playlist using embed code

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/egX9ZDaIrkU?playlist=7QU1nvuxaMA,1cQh1ccqu8M,kPBzTxZQG5Q" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

You can read more and see all parameters in action here. Read more about YouTube Paramaters here.