Can OSYouTube Be Used for Live Videos?

Documentation for Joomla 3

OSYouTube plugin allows your Joomla 3 site to display YouTube Live videos.

  • Visit youtube.com
  • On the left sidebar, click "Live":

click live

  • This will bring you to the "Live" page, listing the videos currently streaming live. Click on the live video you wish to embed in your Joomla site:

click on the video

  • You will see the screen with the video streaming live. Click "Share":

click share

  • This will open the "Share" box. Click "Copy" to copy the URL of the video to use in your Joomla content:

click copy

  • Open the required Joomla content item for editing. Paste the copied link as you see fit:

paste the share url

  • Click "Save" or "Save & Close".
  • Test this content item at the front end of your Joomla 3 site. You should see that once you clicked on it, the video is live streaming:

final result

Documentation for Joomla 4

OSYouTube plugin allows your Joomla 4 site to display YouTube Live videos.

  • Visit youtube.com
  • On the left sidebar, click "Live":

click live

  • This will bring you to the "Live" page, listing the videos currently streaming live. Click on the live video you wish to embed in your Joomla site:

click on the video

  • You will see the screen with the video streaming live. Click "Share":

click share

  • This will open the "Share" box. Click "Copy" to copy the URL of the YouTube live stream to use in your Joomla 4 content:

click copy

  • Open the required Joomla 4 content item for editing. Paste the copied link as you see fit:

paste the share url

  • Click "Save" or "Save & Close".
  • Test this content item at the front end of your Joomla 4 site. You should see that once you clicked on it, the video is live streaming:

live youtube streaming on joomla 4 site