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Youtube Feeder

Embed a dynamic Youtube video feed anywhere on your WordPress blog.


  • Changed urls for embeded videos and thumbnails to be protocol agnostic, ensuring compatibility with secure sites.


  • Added ability to embed user playlists.
  • Added ability to embed global playlists.
  • Added 'minimal' style (playlist embedded in a single player).
  • Switched embed code to iframe embeds.
  • Added all available video playback settings, such as showing related videos, autoplay, style options, etc.
  • Added ability to hide video title in simple list format.
  • Added Widgets.


  • Updated to grab video description from new location in Youtube's data feed.


  • Fixed bug causing manual function calls to always use the default admin settings.


  • Fixed order of video feed so that it is now in reverse-chronological order.


  • Fixed the "Invalid argument supplied for foreach() on line 103" bug.
  • Fixed the API call to only grab videos that are embeddable on public websites.
  • Expanded number of possible results up to 50 instead of the default 25. The Youtube API does not honor requests for more than 50.
  • Added cURL as alternative to file_get_contents() for grabbing the feed.


  • Added the ability to embed the most recent thumbnail from a feed.
  • Added the ability to display the video description in "playlist" style and remove it in simple "list" style.
  • Changed the default embed style to "playlist".
  • Changed preview to show default youtube user (if available) instead of a static user.
  • Fixed bug in get_youtube_published_date() function.
  • Changed some of the default CSS classes.
  • Changed URL for thumbnails.


  • Added ability to view videos fullscreen.
  • Fixed a bug with updating cache settings.


  • Fixed bug with embed_youtube_feed() and get_youtube_published_date() raising warnings when no argument was supplied.
  • Added ability to add thumbnails to "playlist" style.
  • Added ability to clear the Youtube Feeder Cache.
  • Added message pointing to this page for FAQ and Support to the top of the settings page.
  • Changed name of main plugin file from 'youtube_feed.php' to 'youtube-feeder.php' for consistency.


  • Initial release

Requires: 2.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.4.2
Last Updated: 5 years ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


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