I’ll show you how to install a WordPress YouTube plugin and how to use it with single videos, playlists, and channels.
Embed YouTube video in WordPress without a plugin
Alright, before we jump into the plugin. I just wanted to mention that you are able to embed YouTube videos without a plugin. You just have fewer configuration options and it’s not responsive.
You can just paste the URL into the text area. And it should convert the URL to a YouTube video.
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1. Installation of WordPress YouTube plugin
Installing WordPress YouTube plugin is easy and it works like all the other plugins.
2. Embed single YouTube video
Next, we will be embedding single video into a post.
You can play around with the other options. They are quite clearly explained. But if you have any questions about any of them. Drop me a comment below.
3. How to get YouTube API Key for a plugin
To utilize playlist and channel embeds you will need YouTube API Key. If you know already that you need one, just pause this video and check out the video that appears on your screen now. I show you how to get the API key.
4. Embed YouTube gallery in WordPress
I’m in YouTube plugin’s settings. I’ve just copied the API key into my clipboard.
5. Embed YouTube channel in WordPress
Adding YouTube channel to your site will look almost the same as the playlist option.
6. Embed a YouTube live stream to your WordPress
It is possible to add a YouTube live stream from your website. Check out this video: