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Embed YouTube Videos in WordPress Plugin


This plugin is designed to help you easly display YouTube videos in your blog. You have the option to show the video in a sidebar widget and in a post/page’s content area.


  • Upload post_video.php to plugin folder.
    • Activate from admin panel.
    • See Post Video under settings menu.
    • Set the default parameters. (You can overide default parameters by changing settings on post/page)
    • Create or edit a new post/page. At the end you will see a new section Post Video.
    • Put a video link there. Save the post. You will see the video in either homepage or in single post/page or sidebar widget.
    • The video link must look like: (on the YouTube page this code can be obtained from the embed box. For example look at the code below:


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