How to Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress Website

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress website

Follow the following step by step guide to embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress websites successfully.

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Step 1: Aggregate YouTube Playlist 

1. Sign Up to create a Free Tagembed account or Login if you already have an account.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress Websites

2. You’ll be redirected towards the Tagembed dashboard.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress Websites

3. Your First Widget will be already created, just click on the Edit button to proceed.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress Websites

4. A screen “Pick a source” will appear, here select YouTube from the list of networks.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress

5. YouTube Widget lets you aggregate feeds using multiple methods, such as:

  • Channel URL – Enter the URL of the channel you wish to embed on your website.
  • Playlist – Copy and paste the URL of the YouTube Playlist that you’d like to display on your website.
  • Keywords – Input the relevant keyword that you want in a video
  • Location – Enter the location and keyword using which you want to embed YouTube videos.

Here, select Playlist as your preferable method to aggregate YouTube Playlist Feeds.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress

6. Finally, click on the Create Feed button to start aggregation.

Tip: You can click on the Personalize tab on the left menu panel to change the themes & layout, background, banners and other dedicated themes settings to make the widget look more appealing and attractive.

Step 2: Generate Embed Code for WordPress website

1. Click on the Embed Widget button at the bottom-left of the menu panel.

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2. Choose Your Platform window will appear on your screen. From the given options, choose WordPress as your platform.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress

Step 3: Embed YouTube Playlist On WordPress

Step 3.1: Embed YouTube Playlist Using The WordPress Plugin


Tagembed provides a WordPress plugin to embed Feeds effortlessly in just a few clicks. First, Download the Tagembed WordPress Plugin on your WordPress website.

1. From the WordPress popup screen, copy the Shortcode to embed. And visit the admin page of your WordPress website.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress

2. Navigate to the post or page where you want to embed feeds then click on (+) Add block and select Tagembed Widget.

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3. Paste the shortcode into the input bar and Click on Embed button.

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4. Finally, click on the Update/Publish button to save the changes.

Embed YouTube Playlist using WordPress Plugin

Outcome: Live website image with embedded YouTube Playlist.

Embed YouTube Playlist using WordPress Plugin

Alternatively, if you don’t have the plugin, follow the following steps to embed YouTube Playlist.

Step 3.2: Steps For WordPress Version 5.0+

1. On the WordPress popup screen, click the copy code button to copy the embed code on your clipboard. 

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress site

2. Login to your WordPress website admin and open the page/post where you would like to embed the YouTube Playlist.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress site

3. Click on the (+) Add block button and select Custom HTML from it.

Embed YouTube Playlist on WordPress site

4. Paste the copied embed code into the editor.

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5. Click on the Preview button on the right side of HTML to view the preview of the widget and click on the Publish/Update button on the top-right.

Add YouTube Playlist on WordPress site

Step 3.3: Steps For Classic WordPress Editor

1. On the WordPress popup screen, click the copy code button to copy the embed code on your clipboard.

Add YouTube Playlist on WordPress site

2. Open the page/post where you want to embed the YouTube Playlist.

3. Click on the Text option, which appears on the right-hand side of the screen.

Add YouTube Playlist on WordPress website

4. Paste the code, and click on Update/Publish to save the changes.

Congratulations! You have successfully embedded YouTube Playlist Widget on your WordPress website.

Add YouTube Playlist on WordPress website

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