How to Adjust YouTube Settings With WP Social Ninja (Part 2)

Have you checked our article on YouTube settings part 1?

WP Social Ninja, the all-rounder social media plugin, has top-notch features. Embedding a YouTube feed gives you a great opportunity to display the videos on your website.

Let’s take a look at how to do the YouTube settings with WP Social Ninja.

YouTube settings Template

If you’ve read our YouTube settings part 1, you already know the next feature is Template. Let’s see how to do that.

YouTube settings Layout Type

Click on the Layout Type, a drop-down menu will appear. Currently, we have two Layout Types; Grid and Carousel.

YouTube settings layout type
Layout Type

Here, Layout Type Grid is selected for further instructions. You may also select Carousel.

Carousel

If you select the Carousel Template Type, it has separate settings.

YouTube settings carousel
Carousel

Let’s see how to adjust the features-

Autoplay

In this step, the first setting is Autoplay.

YouTube settings autoplay
Autoplay

If you turn on the Autoplay button, the slides will be played automatically. You can also turn off the button if you don’t want to keep the Autoplay mode on.

Autoplay Speed

Carousel has an Autoplay Speed option.

Autoplay Speed

Adjust your slides with the Autoplay Speed button. You can increase or decrease the video speed in this section by clicking on the plus/minus button.

Number of Rows

After Autoplay Speed, the next is the Number of Rows.

YouTube settings number of rows
Number of Rows

In this screenshot, you can see a single Number of Rows. Click to increase the Row Numbers to display the slides on your YouTube feed.

Slides To Show

In this part, you can control your Video Slides by adjusting the numbers.

Slides to Show

If you want to add more videos to the Slides, increase the Slides to show button. However, you can also decrease the number too.

Slides to Scroll

If you want to add more than three videos to slide, click on the Slides To Scroll button and increase the video numbers.

Slides to scroll
Slides to Scroll

You can also lessen the Slide Video Numbers. To do that, click on the minus button.

Vertical Mode

If you select Carousel Layout Type, you can display your YouTube Feed on Vertical Mode.

YouTube settings vertical mode
Vertical Mode

All you need to do is turn on the button to display your Slides in Vertical Mode.

Navigation Type

We have three types of navigation types: Arrows and Dots, Arrows, and Dots.

Navigation Type

Here we have selected Dots; you can select any Navigation Type for your YouTube feed.

Once you are done, click on the Save Template button.

YouTube settings Template Types

Next, you need to Select a Template. After you select a Layout Type from the WP Social Ninja dashboard, the Templates automatically come too. We have three different Templates available.

YouTube settings template types
Template Types

We will go with Template 1 for demonstration purposes.

Number of columns

Once you are done with Template Types, you can change the Number of Columns on your YouTube Feed. Click on the Number of Columns, one drop-down menu will appear.

Number of columns
Number of Columns

At the moment, we have 1 Column to 6 Columns. Here we have selected 3 Columns.

Columns Gap

Done customizing the Number of Columns? Next, we have Columns Gap. Column Gap has five types of Column Gap right now; No Gap, Narrow, Small, Wide, and Wider.

YouTube settings columns gap
Columns Gap

For display, we have selected Default. However, you can select any Columns Gap to change the outlook of your YouTube settings.

Video

Now that your YouTube Templates are ready, the next feature is YouTube settings. Want to know more about the Video setup for your social feeds? Let’s dive in.

Play Mode

WP Social Ninja has a stunning YouTube feed. It has a Play Mode feature that contains four types; Inline, Gallery, Popup, and Redirect to YouTube.

YouTube settings play mode
Play Mode

Different Play Mode has additional features. Here we have selected Inline Play Mode.

For example, if you select Gallery Play Mode, the social feed will look like a Gallery. However, you can also select PopUp or Redirect to YouTube.

If you select Popup from your YouTube settings, your YouTube videos will automatically Popup when you click on it. Similarly, for Redirect to YouTube, you will be directly taken to YouTube once you click on the videos.

Display Play Icon

In this video segment, you can control your Display Play Icon by clicking on the button.

YouTube settings play icon
Display Play Icon

If you want to Display the Play Icon, keep the button on. However, turn it off if you don’t want to display it.

Display Duration

Next is Display Duration. Here, you can take control of your YouTube Videos Display Duration.

YouTube settings display duration
Display Duration

In this screenshot, you can see the Display Duration button is enabled. Disable the button if you want to hide the Display Duration.

Display Title

Did you know you can customize your Display Title? Yes, WP Social Ninja lets you play with every segment of your social media feeds.

Display Title

In order to customize your Video Title, enable or disable the button. If you disable the button from the YouTube settings dashboard, your Display Title won’t be visible to the feed.

Trim Title Words

Once you are done with Display Title, you can adjust your Title words too! Yes, Trim Title Words have options to control the word limits on your feed.

YouTube settings trim title words
Trim Title Words

Here, you can increase or decrease the Title Words by clicking on the plus/minus sign. By default, eight words are set. However, you can adjust it according to your needs.

Display Date

Next is the Display Date. If you want to hide your Display Date, turn off the button to do that.

Display date
Display Date

Here, we have turned on the display of the date on social feeds.

Display Views Counter

In this section, you are allowed to personalize the Display Views Counter with just a click.

Display Views Counter

To hide the Views Counter, you can disable the Display Views Counter button.

Display Likes Counter

In the next section, you can control the Display Likes Counter on your YouTube feed. To do that, turn on/off the button.

YouTube settings display likes counter
Display Likes Counter

In this screenshot, you can see the Likes as the button is on. Turn it off to hide the Display Likes Counter.

Display Comments Counter

Well, in the Display Comments Counter, you can control your social feed comments section from your YouTube settings panel.

Display Comments Counter

If you want to show the Comments Counter on your YouTube feed, enable the Display Comments Counter button. However, to hide the comments, disable the button.

Display Description

WP Social Ninja allows you to take complete control of your Video Descriptions on your YouTube gallery down to the smallest detail.

Display description
Display Description

Here, you can see the Descriptions are visible as we have kept the button on. However, turn the button off if you want to hide your Display Descriptions.

Popup

If you select Popup PlayMode it has an additional setting. However, we have already discussed some of the features in the Play Mode section.

YouTube settings Popup
Popup

Let’s see the new features-

Autoplay

If you want to disable your AutoPlay Mode from your YouTube settings dashboard, turn off the button.

Autoplay
Autoplay

Here, we have turned on the Auto Play Mode of the YouTube Popup social feed.

Video Loop

Next is Video Loop. Here, if you turn on the button, your videos will be played on a loop on your YouTube gallery.

YouTube settings video loop
Video Loop

Turn off the button if you want to stop the Video Loop.

Title

Now control your YouTube video Title from the YouTube settings dashboard. Enable the button to display the video Title on your video feed.

YouTube settings title
Title

Disable the button to hide the Title.

Views Counter

Just like the video Title, you can adjust your Video Counter from YouTube settings.

Views Counter

To show/hide the Views Counter, use the button from the settings panel.

Date

Once you are done with the Views Counter, next is Date.

YouTube settings date
Date

If you want to show your Date, turn on the button. Turn off the button if you want to hide the Date.

Likes Counter

Want to customize your Likes Counter? Yes, WP Social Ninja lets you play with the Popup Video segment of your social feed from your YouTube settings.

Likes counter
Likes Counter

In order to customize your Likes Counter, enable or disable the button. If you disable the button, your Video Likes won’t be visible to the feed.

Dislikes Counter

Similar to Likes Counter, you can also control your Dislikes Counter.

Dislikes Counter

Here you can see the Dislikes as the button is enabled. However, turn the Dislikes Button off if you don’t want to show the Dislikes.

Channel Logo

Channel Logo

In this screenshot, you can see the Channel Logo is displayed on the Popup video. To do that, turn on the Channel Logo button. However, if you don’t want to display the Logo when the video pops up, turn off the button.

Channel Name

Next is the Channel name. In order to customize your Channel Name, enable or disable the button.

Channel name
Channel Name

If you disable the button, your Display Title won’t be visible to the social media feeds. Here, you can see the Channel Name when the video pops up as the button is enabled.

Subscribers Counter

In the next section, you can control the Subscribers Counter on your YouTube Popup feed. To do that, turn on/off the button.

YouTube settings subscribers counter
Subscribers Count

To hide the Channel Total Subscribers count, you can disable the Subscriber Counter button.

Subscribe Button

In this video Popup segment, you can control your Subscribe Button by clicking on the button.

YouTube settings subscribe button
Subscribe Button

If you want to Display the Subscribe Button, keep the button on. Turn it off if you don’t want to display it.

Description

In the next section, you can control the Description on your Popup YouTube gallery. To do that, turn on/off the button.

YouTube settings description
Description

In this screenshot, you can see the Description as the button is on. Turn it off to hide the Description on your Popup YouTube feed.

Comments

Once you are done with the Description, you can customize the Comments on your Popup settings.

Comments

In this screenshot, you can see all the Comments as we have enabled the Comments button. If you want to hide the Comments on your Popup feed, turn off the button.

Remember, the Popup Comments Box section will only work if you configure YouTube settings with API Key.

Now click on the Save Template button to save all your settings.

Header Settings

Here, you can adjust your Header Settings so that your brand looks perfect with your YouTube video gallery. Once you click on the Header, a drop-down menu will appear. Let’s check out how it works.

Display Header

By clicking on the Display Header, you can turn on/off the Header on your feed.

YouTube settings display header
Display Header

As you can see in this screenshot, we have turned it on. If you want to hide the Header, turn off the Display Header button.

Display Banner

Next is the Display Banner

Display Banner

Here, you can show your Banner if you turn on the button. However, turn it off in order to hide the Display Banner on your feed.

Display Logo

Like Display Banner, you can customize your Display Logo too.

YouTube settings display logo
Display Logo

Here you can see the Logo. However, you can also disable the button to hide the Display Logo.

Display Name

Done adjusting the Display Logo? Next, we have the Display Name.

Display name
Display Name

WP Social Ninja always prioritizes maintaining user’s privacy. So, if required, you can hide the Display Name by turning off the button in this section.

Display Subscriber Counter

Numbers are always crucial. What if you have full control of your social feed numbers? Yes, you can control your Display Subscriber Counter.

Display Subscribe Counter

Disable the Display Subscriber Counter button if you want to hide your Subscriber details.

Display Videos Counter

Did you know you can also control your feeds Display Videos Counter? Well, WP Social Ninja has handy features for the users.

Display videos counter
Display Videos Counter

In this screenshot, you can see the video number. However, you can turn off the Display Videos Counter button if you want to hide the information.

Display Views Counter

The next filter is the Display Views Counter. You can turn off the button in this setting if you don’t want to display the views counter on your website.

YouTube settings display videos counter
Display Views Counter

Here, you can see the total Views as the Display Views Counter button is enabled.

Display Description

At this stage, you can choose to adjust the Display Description by clicking on the button.

Display Description

Display Description is showing as the button is enabled. Turn off the button if you don’t want to display the Description on the feed.

Display Subscribe Button

Control your Display Subscribe Button by just enabling/disabling the button.

Display subscribe button
Display Subscribe Button

Turn on the button if you want to show the Subscribe Button on your website. Here, we have kept it on. Turn off the button if you don’t want to keep the Following option. 

Once you are done, click on the Save Templates button to preserve all your YouTube settings.

Pagination Settings

In this section, you can adjust the Pagination Settings from the YouTube Settings.

YouTube Pagination settings
Pagination Settings

It has Pagination Type as well.

Pagination Type

Click on the Load More option. Once you select it videos per page option will automatically appear on your feed.

Pagination Type

From here, you can adjust your Videos Per Page number according to your preference.

YouTube settings load more
Load More

Front End view of the Load More option.

Once you have completed all your YouTube settings, click on the Save Template button.

Bottom line

Social sites like YouTube are massive video platforms for brands to increase word of mouth and boost sales. We hope this second part of the YouTube settings article has helped you.

YouTube settings bottom line

If you are looking for some more resources, check out the article below.

How to Embed YouTube Feed on Your Website with WP Social Ninja (Part 1)

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