How To Create a Custom YouTube Player For Your Website

The standard YouTube web player looks clunky and often doesn't fit your site's aesthetic. You might feel like you have no control over the visual aspects of the player's skin. If this sounds like you, you might be interested to learn that customizing your YouTube video player is quick, straightforward and requires no detailed coding knowledge.

by Marina Russo

Many brands spend a lot of time, effort, and cash setting up their website or producing in-depth explainer videos for their products. In that case, you might be wondering: "How can I put a custom YouTube player on my website that is inline with my brand and my content?"

This video should be the centerpiece of your site, and as such, it needs to be customized to your brand. If you don't have a considerable budget and don't want to waste money hiring a premium video service, then you are in luck. Fancify makes it easy and hassle-free for anyone to create stunning, professional videos that you can easily embed on any site.

Do you wish to create artistic players like these ones?

Next steps

These next few steps will detail how to take your standard YouTube player website from your channel and give it the branding edge you need to attract viewers to your page with your own custom Youtube video player skins.

  1. First, make sure that you have at least one video ready to publish, then upload it to your YouTube channel. Next, subscribe to Fancify, which will allows you to create these custom players.
  2. Copy and paste the YouTube URL into Fancify.
  3. Use the Fancify templates to create your skin and adjust the settings.
  4. Once you are satisfied with the player skin settings, generate the embed code and paste it into your website, where you want the video to appear

Customize YouTube's video player with Fancify

Fancify is an easy to customize and professional video player for YouTube that you can embed into any website.

Fancify customization module Create your CUSTOM PLAYER