YouTube Adding White Titles and Ratings to Videos – How to Remove

(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:

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thanks Bud for posting this!


Oh, I never knew that you could take out this feature. I always thought it was binded to the the video.