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TinyMCE YouTube Embed


If you want to embed YouTube videos in your posts but don’t want to copy the embed code every time, this plugin is here to help.
This plugin integrates with the default WP editor (TinyMCE) and creates a YouTube button that can be easily used to embed YouTube videos.
The only thing you need to embed a video is its URL. Any URL will do the job (long or short format).

Enjoy this simple yet useful plugin which takes you one step towards easier blogging.


Nothing special..

  1. Upload the zip-file and unzip it in the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. You are done! Add a new post/page and you should find a YouTube button in the editor.

Contributors & Developers

“TinyMCE YouTube Embed” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.