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YouTube Channel

Show video thumbnails or playable blocks of recent videos from YouTube Playlist, Channel (User Uploads), Liked or Favourited videos.

You can use the built in installer and upgrader, or you can install the plugin manually.

  1. You can either use the automatic plugin installer or your FTP program to upload unziped youtube-channel directory to your wp-content/plugins directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  3. Add YouTube Channel widget to sidebar
  4. Set Channel ID and save changes

If you have to upgrade manually simply repeat the installation steps and re-enable the plugin.

YouTube Data API Key

Main difference since v2.x branch is that now we use YouTube Data API v3 so to make plugin to work, you'll need to generate YouTube Data API Key and insert it to General plugin settings.

Learn more about Obtaining authorization credentials and for detailed instructions how to generate your own API Key watch video below.

  1. Visit Google Developers Console.
  2. If you don't have any project, create new one. Name it so you can recognize it (for example My WordPress Website).
  3. Select your new project and from LHS sidebar expand group APIs & auth, then select item APIs.
  4. Locate and click YouTube Data API under YouTube API section.
  5. Click Enable API button.
  6. When you get enabled YouTube Data API in your project, click Credentials item from LHS menu APIs & auth.
  7. Click Create New Key button and select Server Key.
  8. Leave empty or enter IP of your website. If you get message Oops, something went wrong. make sure you set proper IP, or do not set any restriction.
  9. Click Create button.
  10. Copy newly created API Key.

When you generate your own YouTube Data API Key, from your Dashboard go to Settings -> YouTube Channel -> General and paster key in to field YouTube Data API Key.

Also, do not forget to check and update Channel ID in plugin's General settings, Widgets and/or shortcodes. You can get Channel ID from page Account Advanced while you're loagged in to your YouTube account.

Requires: 3.9.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-6-10
Active Installs: 10,000+

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4.3 out of 5 stars

Support

53 of 61 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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