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YouTube Feed


YouTube Feed allows for easy placement of a YouTube video feed anywhere on your posts, pages, or widgets using a shortcode.

  • Specify the YouTube video feed
  • Specify the number of videos to display
  • Set the display to horizonal or vertical
  • Set the thumbnail size

Shortcode Usage

  1. To add a YouTube feed to your posts, pages, or widgets use the following code:
  2. To add the YouTube Feed plugin to your WordPress theme use the following code inside your template: echo do_shortcode('[plumwd_youtube_display]');

The plugin also supports several attributes for the shortcode, below is a listing of the attributes and what their purpose is:

  1. channel -> this must be set or the feed will not display Usage:
    [plumwd_youtube_display channel=”plumwd”]

  2. videonum -> The number of videos to display. Will return the most recent videos uploaded to the feed. Usage:
    [plumwd_youtube_display channel=”plumwd” videonum=”4″]

  3. display -> accepts two different options: horizontal or vertical. Usage:
    [plumwd_youtube_display channel=”plumwd” display=”horizonal”]

  4. size -> Choose from four different size options xsmall, small, medium, large. Usage:
    [plumwd_youtube_display channel=”plumwd” size=”small”]


  • Shortcode editor
  • Live Example


  1. Download and unzip the file.
  2. Place the entire contents of the directory into your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

“YouTube Feed” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fixed broken path


  • Changed how the feed is grabbed so that the file is stored locally


  • Fixed footer credits