Embed YouTube Videos & Skip The Boring Parts

Oct 11th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Ever want to embed a YouTube video, but skip the boring parts?

Here’s how you can do it. 

YouTube’s embedded player has a parameter that you can use to specify the number of seconds that should be skipped before starting to play the video.

Just add &start=[number of seconds from the start of the video] to both URLs in the embed code.

Here’s an example – the video of vp candidate Sarah Palin taking part in a ceremony for protection against witchcraft:

The interesting part is a little over 8 minutes into the video. Because &start=506 has been added to the embed code, the video starts well into the video. Here’s what the updated coded looks like:


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