(YouTube Articles) In February 2009, YouTube started adding ugly white titles and ratings to embedded videos. They appear in the top left of every video as shown below:
The problem is that YouTube set this as a default, not an option, for embedded videos. Instantly, blogs that heavily publish YouTube videos took on a more crowded and ugly appearance. Luckily, there is a way to get rid of the white titles and ratings on YouTube embedded videos.
When you embed a video, add the following to the end of both URLs in the embed code: &showinfo=0
Adding this tells YouTube to stop showing the white titles and ratings on the embedded video. Here’s how it will look after: