The Old County The Old County - 4 months ago 9
Javascript Question

Javascript - convert youtube/vimeo url's into embed versions for use on a forum comment feature

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Trying to make something similar to facebook. I've created this javascript url pattern converter. Something like this could be triggered just as the user clicks on the submit button for a forum post - convert url's into embed html variants. Any ways to improve this?

http://jsfiddle.net/88Ms2/377/

var videoEmbed = {
invoke: function(){

$('body').html(function(i, html) {
return videoEmbed.convertVideo(html);
});

},
convertVideo: function(html){
var pattern1 = /(?:http?s?:\/\/)?(?:www\.)?(?:vimeo\.com)\/?(.+)/g;
var pattern2 = /(?:http?s?:\/\/)?(?:www\.)?(?:youtube\.com|youtu\.be)\/(?:watch\?v=)?(.+)/g;

if(pattern1.test(html)){
console.log("html", html);

var replacement = '<iframe width="420" height="345" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/$1" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>';

var html = html.replace(pattern1, replacement);
}


if(pattern2.test(html)){
console.log("html", html);

var replacement = '<iframe width="420" height="345" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/$1" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>';

var html = html.replace(pattern2, replacement);
}


return html;
}
}






setTimeout(function(){
videoEmbed.invoke();
},3000);

Answer

LATEST CODE ** http://jsfiddle.net/88Ms2/378/

This mimics the facebook post feature - of turning a youtube, vimeo or image into a media based link. This will be useful in taking on

Interested in having the code enhanced.

var videoEmbed = {
    invoke: function(){

        $('body').html(function(i, html) {
            return videoEmbed.convertMedia(html);
        });

    },
    convertMedia: function(html){
        var pattern1 = /(?:http?s?:\/\/)?(?:www\.)?(?:vimeo\.com)\/?(.+)/g;
        var pattern2 = /(?:http?s?:\/\/)?(?:www\.)?(?:youtube\.com|youtu\.be)\/(?:watch\?v=)?(.+)/g;
        var pattern3 = /([-a-zA-Z0-9@:%_\+.~#?&//=]{2,256}\.[a-z]{2,4}\b(\/[-a-zA-Z0-9@:%_\+.~#?&//=]*)?(?:jpg|jpeg|gif|png))/gi;

        if(pattern1.test(html)){
           var replacement = '<iframe width="420" height="345" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/$1" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>';

           var html = html.replace(pattern1, replacement);
        }


        if(pattern2.test(html)){
              var replacement = '<iframe width="420" height="345" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/$1" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>';
              var html = html.replace(pattern2, replacement);
        } 


        if(pattern3.test(html)){
            var replacement = '<a href="$1" target="_blank"><img class="sml" src="$1" /></a><br />';
            var html = html.replace(pattern3, replacement);
        }          
        return html;
    }
}
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