Tips & Documentation

Below is a list of tips, tricks, and documentation on how to use the EmbedPlus for YouTube plugin.

How to Disable the "Watch Later" and "Share" Buttons on YouTube Embeds

YouTube deprecated the showinfo parameter.

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How to Increase an Exceeded YouTube API Daily Quota Limit

The default quota given by Google/YouTube might not be enough for some applications.

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How to Create a YouTube API Key

Some features (such as galleries, livestreams, SEO schema tags, and more) require you to create a YouTube Data API key from Google.

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How to Embed a YouTube Livestream in WordPress

Our YouTube plugin supports a couple of options for embedding livestreams in WordPress.

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How To Hide YouTube Related Videos

Prevent related YouTube at the end of playback.

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Embed a Responsive YouTube Playlist and Channel Gallery with our WordPress Plugin

Learn how to use different options to configure your gallery.

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How to Embed a YouTube Video, Gallery, or Livestream With the WordPress Gutenberg Block Editor

Learn how to embed YouTube videos with the Gutenberg block editor, classic editor, and in widgets.

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Set (Or Mute) the Initial Volume of a YouTube Embed

Control the volume of a YouTube video when the page is loaded.

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Add Lazy Loaded Animation Effects to YouTube Embeds

How to display eye-catching animation effects with your YouTube embeds as they load on your WordPress site.

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How to Add YouTube Video Thumbnails as Featured Images in WordPress

Automatically grab the thumbnail of the first video you embed in each post/page and set the image as the featured image.

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Automatically Convert Old YouTube Embeds to the HTTPS Player

Force SSL/HTTPS for your YouTube embeds.

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Forcing High-Definition (HD) Playback on a YouTube Embed?

Learn about YouTube's rules on HD streaming.

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Migrate from YouTube Advanced Embed to EmbedPlus For YouTube

Easily migrate from our other (now deprecated) plugin to EmbedPlus For Youtube.

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Make sure YouTube defaults to HTML5 on WordPress

How to confirm that your using the HTML5 player.

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