Connects youtube iframe_api for embedding YouTube videos into documents as OLE objects and managing them by adjusting their size, rotating, and changing position.

Plugin type: visual, OLE object, non-system.

Supported editors: documents, spreadsheets, presentations.



Available by default in the cloud, on-premises and desktop versions of ONLYOFFICE editors.

You can remove it following the desktop, on-premises, or cloud installation instructions.

The plugin guid: {38E022EA-AD92-45FC-B22B-49DF39746DB4}.

  1. Find the plugin on the Plugins tab.
  2. Insert the YouTube video URL you want to embed into the form and click the OK button.
  3. The video preview in the form of an image will appear in your document. Click it to play the video.
Plugin structure

Repository on GitHub:

  1. config.json, index.html, and youtube.js
  2. Icons
  3. The translations folder contains translations into Russian, German, Spanish, Czech, and French.
  4. Third-party service:
    "name": "YouTube",
    "nameLocale": {
        "fr": "YouTube",
        "es": "YouTube",
        "pt-BR": "YouTube",
        "de": "YouTube"
    "guid": "asc.{38E022EA-AD92-45FC-B22B-49DF39746DB4}",
    "version": "1.0.4",

    "variations": [
            "description": "Easily embed YouTube videos into your documents.",
            "descriptionLocale": {
                "fr": "Insérez facilement des vidéos YouTube dans vos documents.",
                "es": "Inserte fácilmente vídeos de YouTube en sus documentos.",
                "pt-BR": "Incorpore facilmente vídeos do YouTube em seus documentos.",
                "de": "Betten Sie ganz einfach YouTube-Videos in Ihre Dokumente ein."
            "url": "index.html",

            "icons": [ "resources/img/icon.png", "resources/img/icon@2x.png" ],
            "icons2": [
                    "100%": { "normal": "resources/img/icon.png" },
                    "125%": { "normal": "resources/img/icon@1.25x.png" },
                    "150%": { "normal": "resources/img/icon@1.5x.png" },
                    "175%": { "normal": "resources/img/icon@1.75x.png" },
                    "200%": { "normal": "resources/img/icon@2x.png" }
            "isViewer": true,
            "isDisplayedInViewer": false,
            "EditorsSupport": [ "word", "cell", "slide" ],
            "isVisual": true,
            "isModal": true,
            "isInsideMode": false,
            "initDataType": "ole",
            "isUpdateOleOnResize": false,

            "buttons": [
                    "text": "Ok",
                    "primary": true,
                    "isViewer": false
                    "text": "Cancel",
                    "primary": false,
                    "isViewer": true,
                    "textLocale": {
                        "fr": "Annuler",
                        "es": "Cancelar",
                        "de": "Abbrechen"

            "size": [ 350, 90 ],
            "store": {
                "background": {
                    "light" : "#ED3323",
                    "dark" : "#ED3323"
                "screenshots" : [
                "icons"       : {
                    "light" : "resources/store/icons",
                    "dark"  : "resources/store/icons"
                "categories": ["specAbilities", "entertainment", "recommended"]
Methods and events

If you want to request a feature or report a bug regarding this plugin, use the issues section on GitHub.