If you are a YouTube Publisher, the right plugins for WordPress can make a big difference. You may be using your WordPress website to share videos, add written content for the video and for many other reasons. Here are a few of the plugins you may want to use to make the process much easier.
YouTube Upload Widget
The YouTube Upload Widget is a great addition for your WordPress website. This plugin will allow you to record and upload your videos from WordPress. It will access your webcam and provide an easy way to connect WordPress with YouTube.
YouTube Subscribe Button
Of course, every YouTube Publisher using WordPress needs a subscribe button on their website. The YouTube Subscribe Button Plugin makes it easy to add your subscribe button fast. Just install the plugin, activate it and go to Appearance>>Widgets. From here, you can drag and drop the subscribe button into the sidebar and add your channel name or ID.
YouTube Channel Gallery
Another great plugin for YouTube users with a WordPress website is the YouTube Channel Gallery Plugin. This plugin makes it easy to embed our YouTube videos in WordPress just by coping and pasting the video URL. They will display in a gallery view with the latest videos from your channel, as well.
After activating the plugin, simply go to the Appearance>>Widgets section and drag and drop the widget into your sidebar. You can also use the shortcode to add the gallery to a post or page.
The Video Thumbnails plugin will allow you to display yoru videos as thumbnails on the front page of your site. You can use it for more than just YouTube videos and all you have to do is install and activate the plugin.
The plugin can be configured from the Settings>>Video Thumbnails section of your WordPress Dashboard. All you have to do to create the display is paste a YouTube video URL into a post. The plugin will create the thumbnail for you and a featured image for the post.
These are just a few of the many great WordPress plugins designed for YouTube Publishers. If you plan to use YouTube and WordPress together, consider adding these plugins to your website.