YouTube WD lets you easily integrate YouTube with your WordPress site and showcase the content in a mobile-friendly layout.
|Author:||WebDorado (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||3.9|
|WordPress version tested:||4.8|
|Added to WordPress repository:||28-12-2016|
|Total downloads:||8 837|
|Active installs:||1 000+|
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- WordPress 3.9+
- PHP 5.x
- MySQL 5.x
Perform a new installation
After downloading the ZIP file of the WD Youtube plugin,
- Log in to the administrator panel.
- Go to Plugins Add > New > Upload.
- Click “Choose file” (“Browse”) and select the downloaded zip file of the WD Youtube plugin.
For Mac Users
Go to your Downloads folder and locate the folder with the WD Youtube. Right-click on the folder and select Compress. Now you have a newly created .zip file which can be installed as described here.
- Click “Install Now” button.
- Click “Activate Plugin” button for activating the WD Youtube.
- If the installation does not succeed, please contact us at email@example.com.
1. What can I achieve with YouTube WD plugin?
YouTube WD is a user-friendly tool, which lets you quickly integrate YouTube videos, playlists or channels to your WordPress website. It is fully responsive, and this lets you have your YouTube embeds displayed beautifully on any device.
2. Can I install YouTube WD through FTP?
The plugin can be uploaded to your website with FTP the following way. Firstly uncompress .zip installation file of YouTube WD plugin (/wd-youtube). Afterwards connect to your website server using an FTP client software, for example, Filezilla.
Navigate to /wp-content/plugins directory of your website, and upload /wd-youtube folder here. After the upload is finished, go to Plugins page from WordPress dashboard of your website, find YouTube WD and click Activate.
3. I downloaded the plugin on Mac, and cannot access the .zip file. What should I do?
Safari browser unzips archived files upon download. You can find the uploaded package from Downloads folder of your computer. Right-click on /wd-youtube folder and select Compress. The plugin package will be saved as a .zip file, which you can install from Plugins page of your WordPress site.
4. Where can I get API key for my YouTube embeds?
Visit Google API Console to configure an API key for your YouTube entry:
Go to Library, which can be accessed from left menu. Open YouTube Data API dashboard from API list, then click Enable button from the top.
Afterwards open Credentials dashboard, where you can create a new API key. Press Create Credentials and choose API Key option. You need to copy the key to API Key option of YouTube WD Settings page.
5. What type of YouTube content can I embed?
YouTube WD plugin lets you embed Single Videos, Playlists or Channels to your WordPress site. You can also search by title to find the entry you wish to incorporate.
6. Can I personalize the attributes of YouTube WD entries?
Open your YouTube embed, where you will find General and Player options. These sets of tools allow you to enable or disable attributes on YouTube player and its appearance. Make sure to add API key to access the free features.
7. Can embedded YouTube playlists or channels be displayed as a video gallery?
Gallery display of YouTube WD plugin lets you achieve this for channels and playlists. Open your YouTube embed, navigate to Gallery tab and enable Gallery display. Free version of YouTube WD provides Thumbnails view for your video galleries.
8. How should I publish YouTube embeds on pages or posts?
Open the page or post, where you wish to place your YouTube embed. Click Insert YouTube WD button from the tools of content editor. Select the YouTube embed which you want to publish, then hit Insert.
Make sure to click Publish (or Update) to save the changes.
9. Can YouTube WD entries be placed on a widget area?
Here’s how you can publish your YouTube embeds widgets. Go to Appearance > Widgets and look for YouTube WD. Drag it to the necessary widget area.
Provide a Title for the widget and select your YouTube embed. You can set the width and height of the widget, as well as provide text to appear above and below it.
Fixed: JS error on shortcode editor pop-up
Added: Russian translation
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Changed: Admin header
Fixed: Issue on videos load
Added: Helper bar
Fixed: Minor bug
Added: Overview page
Fixed: Bug on php 5.3
Changed: api key error msg
Fixed: Loading gif
Fixed: Playlist space issue
Fixed: Gallery first video not found issue
Fixed: Cross origin issue
Fixed: Bug on update