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Simply Youtube


The Simply Youtube plugin provides you a simple design and experience for youtube channel in your sidebar. It will show the video
thumbnail with customized frames and player will pop up when your visitors click the thumbnail. This plugin is using prettyPhoto
for video player.


  • Custom thumbnail size. You can set the size of your own.
  • Custom frames.
  • Video player popping up and will let your visitor to stay on your site.
  • Complete with video title, description and stat.


  • Sample of Simply Youtube in sidebar.
  • Chromeless player in page.
  • Widget settings. NOTE: WP Widget Cache and Widget logic are different plugin.


Installation is same as usual.

Through server:

  1. Unzip and Upload all files to a sub directory in “/wp-content/plugins/”.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add ‘Simply Youtube’ widget to Your sidebar via ‘Appearance’ > ‘Widgets’ menu in WordPress.
  4. Choose your appropriate locations.

Through admin:

  1. Upload zip and activate plugin.
  2. Add ‘Simply Youtube’ widget to Your sidebar via ‘Appearance’ > ‘Widgets’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Choose your appropriate locations.


Does this plugin supports playlist?

Playlist is not available on current version but will be added on next release.

The plugin gives me an error

Make sure that your channel is public.

Contributors & Developers

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


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • Fix jQuery conflict


*First and initial release.