YouTube info plugin for Sopel
If possible, use
pip to install this plugin. Below are example commands; you
might need to add
sudo and/or call a different
on your system and environment. Do not use
setup.py install; Sopel won't be
able to load the plugin correctly.
pip install sopel_modules.youtube
# Clone the repo, then run this in /path/to/sopel-youtube pip install .
Getting your API key
Go to the Google Developers Console
and create an application. When it's created, go to the APIs section, select
the YouTube Data API and enable it. Then go to the Credentials section,
select "Add credentials", pick "API key", and then "Server key". You can enter
a name for it and limit the IPs it can be used from, but you don't have to.
Copy the value it gives you into the prompt in the config wizard, or the
api_key value of the config in the
sopel-youtube supports Sopel's interactive configuration wizard:
sopel-plugins configure youtube
api_key option is self-explanatory (see above).
If video "watch" links contain a playlist ID, the plugin will show the
playlist info as well as the video info by default. To disable this, set
For videos, by default, only the video length, uploader (channel name), view
count, and upload date are shown. The included items, and the order in which
they appear, depend on the
info_items setting, which is a list of keywords.
Unrecognized keywords are simply ignored. Supported
votes(likes/dislikes, with or without IRC formatting)