Now you can change the youtube player color (youtube embed color) from white to dark using a simple value with ifram code. “Coming up on August 10, all youtube embed color will automatically be updated to the new “dark player“:” With the same code change you can also make the youtube player to white after August 10, 2011. Here are sample codes and both players shown on this page for a single movie.
<iframe width=”425″ height=”349″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/SJ4yAeHf16U?theme=light” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>
<iframe width=”425″ height=”349″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/SJ4yAeHf16U?theme=dark” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>
Here you can see by changing from theme=light to theme=dark one can change the youtube player theme from white to black. You can also add some colors to this player as well by using color values as follow. i.e theme=dark&color=red or theme=dark&color=white etc.
As stated above from August 10, 2011 the ifram embed code (youtube embed colors) by default will display the dark player.