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YouTube Video Inserter


This plugin help you to insert YouTube Videos to your WordPress Blog. You just have to insert the URL and the Plugin get all necessary infos about the Video directly from YouTube.


  • Simple way to insert a YouTube Video (you jsut need the URL)
  • Single site for one video
  • Shortcodes for the last videos
  • Possibility to insert a video in a post (shortcode)
  • Widget for the last videos
  • Widget for random videos
  • Responsive output
  • YouTube subscribe for the videopage


  • Overview Page with the options
  • Insert a video
  • Put video in your post


  1. Upload youtube-video-inserter to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the YouTube Video Insertet through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Insert some Video under ‘Insert YT Video’ and have fun


Is the plugin responsive?

It is full responsive. That plugin calculate the height of the video via JavaScript, also if you change the window size.

Can I change the default description of the video?

Yes. You can edit the complete video page with the WordPress-Editor

Can I see the cideo in thier category?

Yes. You can see the videos on the categorypage.

A the plugin arrivable in (insert a language)

Currently it’s just arrivable in English and German.

A video call a 404 error

Reset the permalinkstructur in your WordPress settings and the problem is fixed.


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Contributors & Developers

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



  • Possibility to edit video title
  • Icon for the menu
  • WordPress Plugin Page addings

  • Bugfixes

  • Bugfixes


  • Admin interface update
  • Complete new overview page for the admins
  • Responsive overview page
  • Possibility to update the video description for a single video or for all
  • Autolinking in the description
  • YouTube subscribe for the videopage
  • Bugfixes


  • Bugfixe: Shortcode for the single video now work 🙂


  • Bugfixes


  • Add widget: Last uploaded videos
  • Add widget: Random videos
  • Add functionality to creat .po abd .mo files for translation
  • Language support for German now over .po and .mo files
  • Small overviewpage design update: Buttons are now ever under the infos
  • Bug fix: Offset width at the outputpages


  • Bugfix: Show IDs of navigationselements in Last Post Widget.


  • Add language support (Just German)
  • Change a little bit the style of the overview page.