How to Hide Title from Embedded YouTube Video (Step-by-Step)
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How to Hide Title from Embedded YouTube Video (Step-by-Step)

How to Hide Title from Embedded YouTube Video

Do you want your Elementor site to hide YouTube video titles?

By showing YouTube videos, you can grow your channel, engage visitors, and even boost your sales.

But if you want to hide the video titles for your YouTube videos, it can be tough to find a solution that works.

The good news? We’ll show you how to hide titles from embedded YouTube videos on your Elementor website.

But before that, let’s see how adding YouTube videos to Elementor can help your brand.

Or you can click here to skip directly to the tutorial.

Why Add YouTube Videos to Elementor WordPress Sites

YouTube is the #1 source of video content on the internet and a great place to find relevant videos to display on your site.

While there are minor video hosting sites like Vimeo, the majority of your visitors will be using YouTube to watch video content.

By showing embedded videos from YouTube on your Elementor site, you can keep your website visitors engaged for much longer.

youtube video embed example

And when people spend more time on your site, you get much better SEO so your Elementor site can reach more potential customers.

Another fantastic use for YouTube embeds is to show positive reviews and testimonials of your brands.

That way, your website visitors can see that tons of real people are happy with your products. This will encourage them to buy from you, so you get even more sales.

youtube feed reviews example

Plus, you can even embed videos from your own YouTube channel or post your playlist to boost your views, likes, and YouTube subscribers.

With that, let’s go ahead and see how you can hide your video titles when embedding YouTube videos.

Easiest Way to Hide Title from Embedded YouTube Videos

In the past, you could manually hide the title from the YouTube videos on your website.

To do that, you had to click on the share button for a video and then generate an embed code for the video.

manually generate embed code youtube

This embed code will add the video as an iFrame on your website.

When you add the embed code to your site, you could change the “showinfo” parameter to remove the video title, YouTube logo, or player controls.

manually remove youtube video title

Unfortunately, YouTube no longer supports this feature, so removing the video title is much harder.

The solution?

You can use a YouTube feed plugin to add video content to your WordPress.

And the best option in the market that you can use is YouTube Feed Pro.

youtube feed pro plugin smash balloon

As the best YouTube feed plugin in the world, you can use YouTube Feed Pro to display beautiful videos on your site with ease.

Using this plugin, you can embed videos from a YouTube channel, live stream, playlist, favorites list, YouTube shorts and much more.

In fact, you can simply follow a guided flow to create, customize, and embed a feed of YouTube videos in just minutes.

youtube feed pro guided flow

What’s more, the plugin gives you total control over how YouTube videos look on your Elementor website.

This lets you easily hide the video titles, related videos, play buttons, and much more in a few clicks – no need for HTML, CSS, or any kind of code.

On top of that, you can choose from a collection of pre-built templates for your feed of YouTube videos. Using these templates, you can easily show YouTube video galleries, widgets, carousels, and much more.

youtube feed templates

To help you customize your YouTube video feed, you get a user-friendly live editor. 

All it takes is a few clicks, and you can set your video layout, header design, visible elements, color scheme, and more.

youtube feed pro live feed editor

The best part? The plugin comes with a support team of WordPress experts who are always ready to help you out.

Want to add YouTube videos to Elementor? Get YouTube Feed Pro today!

How to Hide YouTube Video Titles in Elementor (Beginner’s Guide)

If you want to add YouTube videos without the titles, all you have to do is follow the steps below.

Let’s take a look:

Step 1: Install YouTube Feed Pro Plugin

First, go and get your copy of the YouTube Feed Pro plugin and then install it on your website.

Not sure how to do that? We’ve got a simple guide on how to install WordPress plugins that you can check out.

Once you’ve installed and activated YouTube Feed Pro, it’s time to create a new video feed in step 2.

Step 2: Create a YouTube Feed

You can now use the plugin to create a feed of YouTube videos that you can embed on your WordPress website.

For that, go to your WordPress dashboard area and then open the YouTube Feed » All Feeds menu.

On that page, click on the Add New button at the top.

embed youtube playlist by adding new feed

Next, you can choose the type of YouTube feed you want to create. You have 6 options that you can choose from:

  • Channel: Show videos from a selected channel on YouTube
  • Playlist: Choose a YouTube playlist and embed the videos there
  • Favorites: Display the videos that you’ve marked as your favorites
  • Search: Select a search term and then embed videos that match the term
  • Live Streams: Embed live streaming videos from YouTube on your Elementor site
  • Single Videos: Choose specific videos that you want to embed

After you select your YouTube feed type, click on the Next button to continue.

youtube feed types youtube

For our example, we’ll use the playlist feed type here.

Next, it’s time to connect this feed to a YouTube account so it can fetch videos on your site.

Step 3: Connect Your YouTube Account

If you want to display YouTube videos, you can simply connect this new feed to a YouTube account.

And the best way to do that is to add your YouTube API key.

If you don’t have a key yet, we’ve got a handy tutorial on creating a YouTube API Key that you can check out. Once you have the key, copy it and go back to your website.

Now, paste the YouTube API key into the popup and click on the Add button.

add api key youtube

After adding your API key, you can choose the source for your YouTube feed. This can be a YouTube channel, playlist, search term, and more.

For our example, we’ll add a YouTube playlist as the source.

Go to and then open the YouTube playlist you want to embed. Now, look for the playlist video URL at the top and then copy the code at the end.

copy youtube playlist id

Now, open your website once more and paste the code into the Playlist ID field.

To confirm this as the source for your feed, click on the Next button.

insert playlist id youtube

In this step, you connected your new feed to YouTube and then add a source for the videos.

You can now go to step 4 and use the customization options to hide the YouTube video title for your Elementor site.

Step 4: Customize Your YouTube Video Feed

Once you add a source, the plugin will show 8 different feed templates that you can choose from.

By importing a template, you can quickly select a beautiful pre-designed look for your YouTube videos.

To continue, select a feed template and then click on the Next button.

pick a feed template youtube feed pro

After picking the feed template, you can then use the live feed editor to customize how your YouTube videos look.

Using the left panel, you can edit your feed layout, video elements, color scheme, header design, and much more.

On the right, you have a live preview that you can use to track your changes in real time.

live feed editor for youtube feed pro plugin

Using the live editor, you can now hide your YouTube video title for your Elementor site.

Just go to the Videos option at the left to get started.

open the videos option youtube feed pro

Next, click on the Edit Individual Elements option on the left.

From there, you can choose which parts of YouTube videos you want to show on your site.

edit individual elements youtube video

On the left, you can find the option to show or hide the play button, username, video title, date, description, and more.

Look for the Video Title option and then uncheck the box next to it.

To confirm your changes, click on the Save button.

You can then click on the Customize button to continue setting up the design of your YouTube video feed.

customize your youtube feed

Using the remaining customization options, you can choose your thumbnail layout, color scheme, header style, load more buttons, lightbox options, YouTube subscribe button, and much more.

Once you’re happy with how your YouTube videos look, click on Save to confirm your changes.

Just like that, you’re now ready to add the YouTube videos to Elementor in step 5.

Step 5: Add YouTube Videos to Elementor

To embed your new Elementor video feed, you can get started directly from the live feed editor.

First, click on the Embed button in the top right corner to open the embed options.

embed youtube videos without title elementor

From the popup, you can choose to embed your YouTube videos on a page, sidebar, or footer areas.

To display videos on Elementor pages, click on the Copy button here.

embed your shortcode in youtube

After doing that, you can create a new page by opening the Pages » Add New menu from your admin dashboard.

From the WordPress editor, click on the Edit with Elementor button at the top.

create new wordpress page

Want to display videos on an Elementor post instead?

To do that, navigate to the Posts » Add New menu from your dashboard and then click on Edit with Elementor.

create new wordpress post

For our example, we’ll go with an Elementor page.

Now that you’ve opened the Elementor editor, you can find all the available widgets on the left panel.

Here, use the search bar at the top to look for the “shortcode” widget.

shortcode widget for elementor

Once you do that, you can find the Shortcode widget in the search results below.

Next, add the widget to your page or post by dragging it from the left and dropping it on the right.

shortcode block for elementor

On the left, you can now see the options for the shortcode widget.

To continue, paste the shortcode you copied earlier under the Enter your shortcode option.

insert youtube shortcode

Finally, save your new YouTube video widget by clicking on the Publish button on the bottom left.

With that, you now have a feed of YouTube videos without titles on your Elementor site. In fact, you can open your site and see how your videos look.

example youtube feed without title elementor

And that’s it!

Now you know how to hide the YouTube title bar when embedding videos on your Elementor website. In just minutes, you can have a clean feed of YouTube videos to engage visitors.

If you want your Elementor site to hide YouTube video titles in a few simple clicks, the best option is to use the YouTube Feed Pro plugin.

Ready to add beautiful YouTube feeds? Get YouTube Feed Pro today!

To get more out of your YouTube channel, check out this guide on making money on YouTube without showing your face.

Or if your business also has Instagram, you can read this next post on how to use Instagram to easily increase your YouTube subscribers.

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Sajjan Sharma Senior Writer
Sajjan has been writing about WordPress, social media marketing, and online businesses for over 10 years. His professional interests extend to include influencer marketing, content curation and digital marketing strategies.

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