A simple Chrome plug-in that attempts to find the guitar tab for the current YouTube video.

Download: Version 2.0 – Chrome Web Store

This plug-in is only available on the Chrome Web Store

Get your tabs delivered to you YouTube with no effort!

Ever wanted to see the guitar tab for the current song? Simply click the guitar tab icon, and the tab will appear underneath. Guitar Tabs for YouTube™ lets you find the tab for the currently playing video directly in the same window.

  • This requires the HTML5 YouTube Player. Protected flash videos will unfortunately not work.
  • Some times, it won’t be able to find the correct tab…sorry.
  • If the tabs don’t appear, try refreshing the page.

If you have any problems or question please use the comments section at the bottom of the page.

iTab

If you’re playing along to iTunes, check out iTab for Mac, which automatically finds the tab for the song currently playing in iTunes.

Updates

To view blog posts relating to Guitar Tabs for YouTube™, such as updates, bugs, new future features go here:

http://www.richard-stanton.com/category/youtube-guitar/

Bookmarklet

Alternatively, you can find tabs using any browser using a simple bookmarklet. In your web browser, install the bookmarklet below, by dragging the button into your favourites menu.

YouTube Tab Search

Then change the address of the bookmark to the following:

javascript:(function()%7Bvar%20span%20%3D%20document.getElementById('eow-title').innerText.trim()%3Bwindow.open('http%3A%2F%2Fwww.911tabs.com%2Fsearch.php%3Fsearch%3D'%2BencodeURIComponent(span))%7D)()

Now every time you want to get the tab for the current YouTube Video, simply click the new bookmark! A new web tab will appear with the search results for that video from 911Tabs.