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How to Embed YouTube Video on WordPress

Embedding a YouTube video collection on WordPress is easy. A video collection is a group of videos that you can customize and display on your site. This can boost your traffic and sales. Follow these simple steps to embed a video collection on WordPress.

A YouTube Video Collection on Idukki
A WordPress Website

Creating a Video Collection on Idukki

Use Idukki to create a feed of YouTube videos that you can embed on your website. Follow these steps:

Create a new feed with YouTube as the source. You can fetch videos from a channel or a playlist or use hashtags to find and add similar videos. Learn how.

Add Feed

Once videos are added, you can edit the collection per your requirements. Show/hide videos or pin them to top. You can also use the profanity filter. Learn how.

Edit Collection

Now, when you click Publish you can either directly proceed to publishing or click Curate my feed to customize the collection to make it aesthetically pleasing by modifying various elements available. Learn how.


Now, its time to feature your collection to the end-users. Click Publish to copy the HTML code, which you'll use later. You can also preview the collection before taking it live.


Use Custom CSS option to make your collection align with your website's design.

Embedding into WordPress

Showcase your UGC collection of YouTube videos to the end users by embedding it into your page/post. Follow these steps:

Log in to your WordPress dashboard.

Create a new post or page where you want to embed your collection. You can also choose an existing page/post to edit.

Click the Plus icon on the block area or the top of the editor and choose the Custom HTML icon under the Formatting category.

Add Block

Pase your HTML code snippet in the block and preview it by clicking Preview on the top right corner of the editor.

Paste Code

Save or publish your post or page and view your YouTube video collection on your website.

Alternatively, you can use a plugin like EmbedIt WordPress Plugin to embed HTML code snippets using meta tags and custom fields.

I hope this helps.

Updated on: 15/08/2023

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