A Youtube lazy loader plugin with jQuery that replaces the default Youtube player with its cover image and loads actual YouTube videos ONLY when needed (click the thumbnail).
Free jQuery youtube thumbnail Plugins
All the Free jQuery Plugins about 'youtube thumbnail' are listed here.
YoutubeCoverPhoto is a really small jQuery plugin which automatically fetches and displays the highest resolution (or default) thumbnails for your Youtube videos.
shyt.js is a lightweight and easy-to-use jQuery plugin which gets and displays video thumbnails to replace the regular Youtube links.
EasyEmbed is a small and fast jQuery plugin which allows you to embed Youtube videos with standard definition thumbnail fallback into your web page.
A jQuery plugin that displays the high quality thumbnail of your Youtube video, and then fetches and loads the Youtube iframe player only when the thumbnail is clicked.
Yet another jQuery Youtube video lazy load plugin that displays the thumbnail images of Youtube videos on the webpage and then plays them when clicked.
PreViewTube.js is a jQuery plugin that helps you create animated thumbnail images for Youtube Videos.