YouTube-Insert-Me allow to embed Youtube videos easily. That's the lightest plugin you can find for WordPress.

Author:Maxime ORIOL (profile at
WordPress version required:2.0
WordPress version tested:3.0.5
Plugin version:1.0
Added to WordPress repository:09-02-2011
Last updated:21-10-2011
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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YouTube-Insert-Me allow to embed Youtube videos easily. The greatest advantage of this plugin is that your webpage will not nead three minutes to load ! That's the lightest plugin you can find for WordPress

It works with all the current YouTube API parameters, including HD video, and produces XHTML valid output. It also, unlike many others similar plugins, works with videos with certain characters within their ID (e.g. double dashes).

Over the coming instructions I'll take you through the various ways to embed video.

To embed any Youtube video what you have to do is very easy ! You just have to insert the code as follow :

[youtube ]id[/youtube]

Replacing 'id' by the id of the video than you can find in the shraring url. The url seam to So, you just have to copy and past the id video.

/!\ Caution : Take care to dont have any white space between both tags, moreover the code will not be replaced.

Technicaly, the code that you insert in your article is replace thinks to JQuery - Javascript. The JQuery library is automaticaly called from Google API