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WP Embed YouTube


This plugin allows you to search YouTube/Vimeo videos based on keyword you enter and insert it into post or page using wordpress embed shortcode.
Find Video icon on post/page visual editor after installation.

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Note : For this plugin you require to enable php_openssl and curl setting in your php.ini file or contact your server administrator to install / enable it.


  • Actual video search along with search parameter for the vimeo.
  • Actual video search along with search parameter for the youtube.
  • Video icon on editor to search and insert video into post or page.
  • When user click on video icon button.


An answer to that question.

  1. How can I seacrh and add a video?

    a) Click on Add New or edit of page or post in your WordPress admin panel.

    b) Click on Video icon in Visual editor button.

    c) Select the Vimeo tab if you wish videos from Vimeo. Default is for Youtube.

    d) Enter the keyword into input box and click on search.

  2. Can I add height and width?

Yes, you can specify height and width which is optional. It also allows you to set a maximum (but not fixed) width and height.



  • Added a jquery file which make plugin work up to the latest wordpress version.


  • NEW : Added a new feature which allow user to search videos from Vimeo.
  • NEW : Changes in directory structure.
  • Bugfix : Resolved the issue with width and height, previously it was not properly inserting in editor.

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This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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