How to Add the WordPress YouTube Embed Plugin Widget to Your Website

Posted OnMay 31, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

The fourth step of the guide to the WordPress YouTube Embed Plugin will show you to how to add the Widget of the plugin to the sidebars of your website.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) From the Admin Panel, scroll down and choose Appearance >> Widgets.


Step 3) Scroll down the widgets page until you find YouTube Embed. When you click on it, you can choose the widget area to put your widget, then click Add Widget.


Step 4) Another way to move the widget to the widget area is to drag and drop the YouTube Embed widget in place.


Step 5) When the widget is in place, add the video ID (the numbers and letters after the watch= section of the video URL) and hit Save.


Step 6) Head to your website to see the YouTube Video now in place in the widget area of your website.


The next step of the guide will show you how to embed your YouTube video into the posts/pages of your website.

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