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Youtube block for Piranha

2021-08-07 Piranha
Want to show Youtube videos on your Piranha site? This post will give you a quick example on how you could implement a Youtube block on your site, either for showing useful videos or Rick-Rolling your visitors
YoutubeBlock.cs - Block class
[BlockType(Name = "Youtube", Category = "Media", Icon = "fab fa-youtube")]
public class YoutubeBlock : Block
    [Field(Title = "Video url")]
    public StringField YoutubeUrl { get; set; }
YoutubeBlock.cshtml - Block view
@model YoutubeBlock
    string url = string.Empty;
    if (Model.YoutubeUrl.Value.Contains("watch?v="))
        url = $"https://www.youtube.com/embed/{Model.YoutubeUrl.Value.Split("watch?v=")[1]}";
        url = Model.YoutubeUrl.Value;

<section class="block block-youtube">
    <iframe class="w-100"
            title="YouTube video player"
            allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"
Don't forget to register your block in the Configure() method in Startup.cs
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