How to Add a YouTube Video to a Post with the WordPress YouTube Embed Plugin

Posted OnJun 1, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

The fifth and final step of the guide to the WordPress YouTube Embed plugin will show you how to embed your YouTube videos into the posts and pages of your website.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) From the Admin Panel, choose Posts >> Add New.


Step 3) Under your title section, you will see a button marked Add YouTube Video. Click on that to bring up your embed options.


Step 4) Unless you have the Pro Version of the plugin, you will only have the option to add the video ID into the box provided. Then hit Add Video to embed the video into your post.


Step 5) Your YouTube video will now be embedded into your post, using the HTML shortcode shown below.


Step 6) Finish writing your post, then click Publish. Hit View Post afterwards to see your finished post and watch your video.


Step 7) Below is an example of a post that has a YouTube post embedded into it using the plugin.


This concludes the guide to the WordPress YouTube Embed plugin. If you have any questions and queries, let us know in the comments below and we’ll do our best to help.

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