More controls for YouTube embeds

Adding YouTube videos to your site is already pretty easy with our video element. But there are a lot of YouTube-specific controls that they offer for their embedded videos that — until today — have not been available in Webflow.

The new YouTube element adds additional playback controls.
The new YouTube element adds additional playback controls.

Now, with the new YouTube element in the add panel, you have a new level of control over how your videos look on your site.

A closer look at the new display controls.
A closer look at the new display controls.

Note that the YouTube element is not yet available as a CMS field. For CMS-driven designs, you can continue using the standard video field.

We’ve added a new YouTube-specific element that offers a new level of embed customization, like hiding play controls, setting a start time, and limiting related videos to the same channel.