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Youtube Videos


Youtube Videos Widget lets you add the latest youtube video anywhere in your WordPress blog. You can add it to a post or a page with the short code [youtube_videos], or to a sidebar with the included widget. Customize options in the options page and on the widget itself.

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  • Youtube widget area where you can change options.


Can I use this in my .php template files?

Yes. Add <?php echo do_shortcode('youtube_videos'); ?> anywhere in your template files.

How come I cannot customize width and height on the short code version?

You can use the backend options to add custom width and height


1.1 Manage username for both shortcode and widget in the Settings > Youtube Videos Options panel
1.2 Added error handling for no username.
1.3 Fixed issue with saving widget options. Added ability to resize videos in the backend.

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