This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Youtube Plugin For WordPress



  • Easy to install and configure
  • Optimized to use minimum of resources


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Embed youtube videos in the content of the posts using the following shortcode: where the 7vt7BleXYP8 is the id to identify of the video. Optionally, width/height can be specified like this:


Youtube plugin can be used to embed other videos?

No, for the moment it supports only youtube videos.

It embeds the youtube videos using the new iframe “technology”?

Yes, it does.

Contributors & Developers

“Youtube Plugin For WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




* youtube-plugin.php(created) - actions added: youtube shortcode filter