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Youtube Channel Gallery

Show a YouTube video and a gallery of thumbnails for a YouTube channel.


  • Fixed problem with SSL.
  • Changes in CSS to correct IE columns.


  • Check accounts suspended.
  • SSL support (checks if HTTPS or on Port 443). Be aware that the YouTube player is not fully compatible with SSL. See HTTPS Support for YouTube Embeds
  • Changes in CSS to correct IE support.


  • Added option to show only thumbnails without player.
  • Added option to add target="_blank" to thumbnails if the option without player is selected.
  • Control 50 thumbnails limit.
  • Changes in CSS.
  • Changes in admin CSS and JS.
  • Update language file.


  • Changes in CSS.
  • Added option to add "nofollow" attribute to links.
  • Improvements in the code.


  • Fixed error with alignments without title or description.
  • Changes in CSS.


  • Improvements in widget admin JavaScript.
  • Corrected misspellings in Spanish.
  • Added default options to the elements of the links tab.
  • Added div around iframe to allow maximum width of player adding to your the style.css: .ytcplayer-fixwidthwrapper{max-width:500px}
  • Changes in CSS.


  • Added some classes to html.
  • Fixed thumbnail size error when the number of columns is equal to 0 or 1.


  • Replaced SimplePie for SimpleXML to solve problems that many users have with Simplepie.
  • Replaced SimplePie FeedCache for Transients API cache data to manage cache of RSS.
  • Added a field to set the number of hours to keep the data before refreshing.
  • Added a checkbox to deactivate the cache. Useful to check or flush new videos.
  • Added default values.
  • Changed the max-results parameter to 50 to allow the maximum display value of a single request.
  • Fixed row counter with multiple instances of the plugin in the same page.
  • Responsive design.
  • Deleted video width field to make video player width responsive.
  • Thumbnail width field is used for top and bottom alignments to obtain the most appropriate thumbnails from rss.
  • Added checkbox Show YouTube logo, which if is unchecked, will prevent the YouTube logo from displaying in the control bar.
  • Added contextual help to widget.
  • Parameter orderby=reversedPosition of Google Data API is not working. The descending order of the playlist is created without the parameter of the api.
  • Increased the width of the widget to show in a single row the tabs in Spanish.
  • Changes in CSS.
  • Update language file.


  • max-results=50 parameter removed from playlists. Some users have reported plugin crashes. After check it out I found that the plugin fails with multiple playlist because of this parameter randomly.


  • Changed the max-results parameter to 50 to allow the maximum display value of a single request. The plugin will not show more than 50 videos at least until version 2


  • Fixed scroll to player script.
  • CSS improvements.
  • Moved screenshots to assets folder.


  • Check descriptions in playlists because are in media:description.


  • Add &wmode=transparent to the YouTube iframe url in order to allow layers to overlap it.

  • Fixed order of playlists videos, now by ascending and descending position.
  • Added control to select playlist order.
  • Fixed for attributes of some wigdet labels.


  • Corrected order of playlists videos.
  • Enqueue of admin style only in widget page.
  • admin-styles.css tweaks.
  • Update widget form after drag-and-drop (WP save bug).
  • Added scroll to player only if not in view.

  • Corrected problem with jQuery.noConflict.
  • Corrected link to title.

  • Corrected bug in pages with multiple galleries.


  • Corrected thumbnail size selection in playlists.


  • Improved management of thumbnails.
  • Corrected thumbnail size selection in playlists.


  • Added playlist feed support.
  • Added control to select video quality.
  • Added control to open link to Youtube in a new window.
  • Improved accessibility of video links.
  • Fixed bug with 1 column.
  • CSS improvements.


  • Fixed bug with columns.
  • Fixed issue with CSS.


  • Added options to show title and description with thumbnails.
  • Added new classes to better manage the final appearance (rows, columns, even, odd, number of row an column).
  • Calculated width between thumbnails.


  • Corrected error when file_get_contents() is disabled in the server configuration by allow_url_fopen=0.
  • Corrected error with Show info (title, uploader) field.


  • Added tabs to the widget interface to better organize the fields.
  • Added new fields to control the player (Aspect ratio, Progress bar color, Autoplay, Show related videos, Show info).
  • Added Aspect ratio field to thumbnails.
  • Added Link text field to Links.
  • Added class to last thumbnail of each row to delete the margin-right in CSS.
  • Added class to first thumbnail of each row to clear float in CSS.
  • Check that the inserted user name exists.
  • Changes in CSS.

  • Fixed warning: Cannot modify header information...


  • Fixed bug with shortcode position.
  • Deleted decimals to thumbnail heights.
  • Added background-size to CSS of thumbnails to control image size.
  • Added Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR). Thanks to Rodny.


  • Removed parameter 'origin' from Youtube iframe Player to solve the issue that some users have on clicking the thumbnails.


  • Tweak on CSS.
  • Trying to correct issue that some users have with the origin parameter of the player.


  • Tweaks on CSS.
  • Now the CSS and JS files are loaded only on the page in which appears the plugin.
  • Correction on JS, because it did not work in IE and FF.
  • Code organization. More OOP.


  • Fixed issue with CSS.


  • Added width and height to player.
  • Reverted name variable prefixes.


  • Added shortcode feature.
  • Multiple instances of the plugin on the same page.
  • Added theme selector.
  • Improved use of Iframe YouTube Player API (now synchronous).
  • Added effect: hover on thumbnails to display a play button.


  • Initial Release.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2014-3-13
Active Installs: 50,000+


4.6 out of 5 stars


1 of 19 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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