Embedding and customizing videos in RMarkdown documents might seem like a complex task. It need not be.
embed_url("https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fZQQ7o16yQ") %>% use_start_time("1m32")
Even the most seemingly-intractable issues can be brought into focus with a clarifying framework.
Above, we used an
embed function followed by a
use function. Using
embed_url(), you can create an embed object for any of these supported services, or you can use an
id with a service-specific embed function:
You can read more about these services in
vignette("embed"). Once you create an embed object, you can modify it with
You can read more about these modifications in
To align the video horizontally within its container,
embed_url("https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV4UpCq2azs") %>% use_align("center")
To add rounded corners,
embed_youtube("lGTEUtS5H7I") %>% use_rounded()
If your HTML file uses Bootstrap, and want to make the size responsive to the width of the container,
embed_url("https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9KYQ_tnTtc") %>% use_bs_responsive()
For example this does not work in the R vignette, but it does work in the pkgdown site.
Just because a service publishes a video, this does not mean that you can embed it. For example, this is an amazing Otis Redding performance:
# does not embed, but you can watch it at Vimeo embed_vimeo("45157591")