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A library to extract information from YouTube URLs.

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A library to extract information from YouTube URLs. Currently provides the function video_id to retrieve the video ID from a YouTube URL.


import ytu

url = ''
if ytu.is_youtube(url):


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0.2.0 (2019-07-27)

  • Add is_youtube function to check if a URL belongs to a recognized YouTube domain.

  • Add type hints to ytu functions and drop Python 3.4 support accordingly.

  • Rename get_param_value to param_value.

0.1.0 (2019-07-27)

  • First release on PyPI.

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