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Name: Random Youtube Videos - Version: 2.5-2 / 3-2 - Type: Module - License: GPLv3
Description: Shows Youtube videos randomly on a module position
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Shows an unlimited number of Youtube videos in shuffle mode in Joomla!

Module: RYV - Random Youtube Videos
Function: This module shows self-defined Youtube videos randomly on a module position.
Languages: English / German
Joomla! versions: 2.5 / 3.x

Random Youtube Videos is a small module, which allows you to integrate any number of self-defined videos from the platform Youtube on a module position. The videos can be entered in the backend, it is possible to enter the video ID or the whole URL of the video. A video will be selected at each loading randomly. The module uses the new code from Youtube, which enables both HTML5 and Flash. The video can be set in the size (width and height) individually.


  • Integrates Youtube videos in shuffle mode
  • New integration code, allows HTML5 and Flash
  • Videos can be entered via the ID or the URL
  • Privacy-enhanced mode implemented
  • Width and height of the video adjustable
  • Fast, clean code
  • Languages: English and German


Install the plugin in the backend. Configure and activate it in "Extensions" - "Modules" - "RYV - Random Youtube Videos"


+ = Added - ! = Removed - ^ = Changed - # = Fixed

Joomla! 3.x

Version 3-2 - 2015-03-02

  • + Update Server - Added the Joomla! core functionality for the update checks
  • ^ Updated Donation Code field - Uses the HTTP API for the requests and calls the check script via HTTPS
  • ^ Links in the language files - Updated outdated links to the JED (Joomla! Extensions Directory)
  • ! Removed Version Check field

Version 3-1 - 2013-12-16

  • First release for Joomla! 3.x.
  • This release is tested only with Joomla! 3.2.1 - do not use it in a lower Joomla! version. Do not report any problems with other Joomla! versions. Only the mentioned version is supported officially (and higher version)!
  • Based on version 2.5-2 with the same features

Joomla! 2.5

Version 2.5-2 - 2013-12-02

  • ^ Enable Privacy-enhanced mode - Enabling this option means that YouTube won’t store information about visitors on your web page unless they play the video. Source: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/171780
  • ^ Updated custom fields

Version 2.5-1 - 27-Jan-2013

+ First version for Joomla! 2.5