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Example YouTube JSON File

By Sam Deering

This is an example of a YouTube JSON file which you might see when you get data from the YouTube API. The data might include video or user information that can be easily shared across mobile and web components using the simple JSON format.

Also: See more JSON examples.

{"apiVersion":"2.0",
 "data":{
    "updated":"2010-01-07T19:58:42.949Z",
    "totalItems":800,
    "startIndex":1,
    "itemsPerPage":1,
    "items":[
        {"id":"hYB0mn5zh2c",
         "uploaded":"2007-06-05T22:07:03.000Z",
         "updated":"2010-01-07T13:26:50.000Z",
         "uploader":"GoogleDeveloperDay",
         "category":"News",
         "title":"Google Developers Day US - Maps API Introduction",
         "description":"Google Maps API Introduction ...",
         "tags":[
            "GDD07","GDD07US","Maps"
         ],
         "thumbnail":{
            "default":"http://i.ytimg.com/vi/hYB0mn5zh2c/default.jpg",
            "hqDefault":"http://i.ytimg.com/vi/hYB0mn5zh2c/hqdefault.jpg"
         },
         "player":{
            "default":"http://www.youtube.com/watch?vu003dhYB0mn5zh2c"
         },
         "content":{
            "1":"rtsp://v5.cache3.c.youtube.com/CiILENy.../0/0/0/video.3gp",
            "5":"http://www.youtube.com/v/hYB0mn5zh2c?f...",
            "6":"rtsp://v1.cache1.c.youtube.com/CiILENy.../0/0/0/video.3gp"
         },
         "duration":2840,
         "aspectRatio":"widescreen",
         "rating":4.63,
         "ratingCount":68,
         "viewCount":220101,
         "favoriteCount":201,
         "commentCount":22,
         "status":{
            "value":"restricted",
            "reason":"limitedSyndication"
         },
         "accessControl":{
            "syndicate":"allowed",
            "commentVote":"allowed",
            "rate":"allowed",
            "list":"allowed",
            "comment":"allowed",
            "embed":"allowed",
            "videoRespond":"moderated"
         }
        }
    ]
 }
}

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