How to Embed YouTube Feed on WordPress Website

How to embed YouTube feeds with WP Social Ninja

Are you looking for a simple solution to embed your YouTube feed on your WordPress website?

YouTube is the largest video-sharing platform and the second most visited website right after Google. Proper YouTube marketing can help you grow your business worldwide and reach a bigger audience even if they don’t speak your language.

Video content is naturally more engaging than any other format. That makes YouTube ideal for brands to present themselves and generate more value for their target audience.

However, you can’t take advantage of your video content without embedding a YouTube feed on your website. But don’t worry! It is so easy to embed YouTube feeds on websites built with WordPress.

In this article, we’ll show you how to embed YouTube feeds on your WordPress website easily. Let’s start.

Why should you embed YouTube feeds on WordPress websites?

We look for relevant videos on YouTube if we are trying to learn a tutorial to do something or want to watch some clips for our work. That’s how influential YouTube is in modern society making it the second largest social platform. 

Moreover, YouTube videos appear on Google SERP results, making it a lucrative marketing place. It’s essential to embed YouTube channel feed so that it appears right in front of the appropriate audience.

Let’s look at some key benefits:

  • If you embed YouTube feeds on your site and visitors see your channel, they are likely to be your new subscribers.
  • An embedded YouTube playlist can significantly increase the time visitors spend on your website. This will lead to the improvement of your site’s health.
  • Relevant videos can enhance watch hours on YouTube which is highly efficient for the growth of your channel.
  • YouTube is a competitive platform. So, it is relatively easier to reach your audience with your site by embedding YouTube feeds and optimizing your webpage.
  • Video content provides more information, and if you embed YouTube feeds, it can act as a fresh testimonial of your brand’s quality and establish solid recognition.

In simple terms, with proper YouTube video ideas and embedded feeds on your site, your business can achieve greater success than any other conventional marketing tactics.

WP Social Ninja Newsletter Subscription
Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Get exclusive social media marketing tips and tutorials in your inbox!

Blog subscribe form

What is the easiest method to embed YouTube feed?

The most amazing thing about WordPress is that everything is so easy and simple. There are plenty of YouTube widgets for websites to embed your channels. However, the number is too high, and it can be bothersome and risky to go through trial and error to choose one. 

To make things easy, let’s meet WP Social Ninja, an all-in-one social media solution for WordPress websites.

WP Social Ninja

Now, that might seem like a huge claim. But we have solid and logical thoughts behind our verdict. Let’s talk about them now.

WP Social Ninja is a top-tier social media solution that lets you collaborate with 30+ social platforms, including YouTube. Let’s have a look at some features of YouTube feed:

  • You can embed multiple channels and create multiple feeds. That includes your YouTube playlist, specific posts, live streams, and more.
  • Multiple layouts and templates are available to choose from the most suitable one. Pick one that matches your brand voice.
  • Advanced filter options are available to order, sort, or hide posts based on your needs.
  • You can personalize the fetched content. For example, you can choose different play moods, like what you would want to happen when a visitor clicks on the video.
  • You can use the style options to customize your template down to the last elements. That includes typography, background, spacing, and much more.

Check out the YouTube Page for more details but hold on!

WP Social Ninja has much more to offer than that. This plugin will let you collaborate with 30+ social platforms. You can connect your Facebook, TikTok, and Instagram feeds, embed reviews from 10+ platforms, including Google Business profile, WooCommerce, and many more, add custom testimonials, create chat widgets with 15+ platforms, add notification popups, and much more.

You can check out the Feature Page for more details.

Win your customers’ hearts with exceptional features

Discover how WP Social Ninja can assist you design outstanding customer experiences.

Discover WP Social Ninja features

How to embed YouTube feeds with WP Social Ninja

One thing to remember before we say anything: everything is easy with WP Social Ninja! Embedding YouTube feeds will not take more than five minutes!

Is it hard to believe? Then, stay with us and see for yourself!

Install and activate WP Social Ninja to embed YouTube feed

The first step is the installation of WP Social Ninja. If you know how to install a plugin, the process is similar. You can do that in two ways:

  • From your Dashboard
  • From WordPress Repository

Here’s how to install it from your Dashboard:

  • Navigate to the WordPress Admin panel. From the WordPress Dashboard, go to Plugins > Add New
  • Next, on the search input field, type WP Social Ninja and wait for a moment for it to come up
  • Now click on the Install Now button
  • Then Activate

If you decide to install from WordPress Repository:

  • Search WP Social Ninja in the WordPress Repository, and it will appear on the top. Once you click it, hit the Download button
  • Now go to the Dashboard and go to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin > Choose the zip file
  • After that, click the Install Now button and then Activate

YouTube feeds configuration

You can connect a YouTube feed with an API Key or OAuth 2.0 credential type. We recommend configuring your YouTube account using the API Key.

Click on YouTube from the Platforms section of the WP Social Ninja dashboard to start the configuration process.

YouTube in the social feeds section of WP Social Ninja

Then choose API Key from the Select Credential Type.

YouTube configuration page of WP Social Ninja

After that, you need to get the API Key to connect.  First of all, go to oauth. To acquire the API Key from the Google APIs you need to create a New Project from the Credentials section.

Creating new project for YouTube feed configuration

Then, give a name to your project and hit the Create button.

Naming the project for YouTube feed configuration

Click on the API & Services button.

API and services section of Google cloud

Then, select your project.

Selecting the built project

Click on the Create Credentials button to create the API Key and click on the API Key button.

Creating credentials for configuring YouTube feed

Congratulations! You have got your YouTube API Key. In order to configure the YouTube Feed, you need to enable the YouTube Data API v3 button; otherwise, the API Key will not work. 

Now click on the Library to enable the YouTube Data API v3. From the API Library, scroll down and select the YouTube Data API v3.

YouTube data API section

Now Enable the button.

Enabling the API.

After that, go back to the WP Social Ninja dashboard, paste the API, and hit the Save button.

Final configuration for configuring YouTube feed.

And you are all done, all set! You can the detailed Documentation for more detailed information and additional functionalities.

Final words

YouTube feed configuration with WP Social Ninja is totally a non-techie task. WP Social Ninja, the all-rounder social media plugin, has a painless configuration process.

All you need to do is follow the basic guidelines. Moreover, we have created a series of how-to guides on YouTube to explain even the smallest steps. Contact our support team for any queries!

Win your customers’ hearts with exceptional features

Discover how WP Social Ninja can assist you design outstanding customer experiences.

Discover WP Social Ninja features

Similar Posts