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Youtube Plugin For WordPress



  • Easy to install and configure
  • Optimized to use minimum of resources


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Embed youtube videos in the content of the posts using the following shortcode: where the 7vt7BleXYP8 is the id to identify of the video. Optionally, width/height can be specified like this:


Youtube plugin can be used to embed other videos?

No, for the moment it supports only youtube videos.

It embeds the youtube videos using the new iframe « technology »?

Yes, it does.


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Contributors & Developers

“Youtube Plugin For WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




* youtube-plugin.php(created) - actions added: youtube shortcode filter