embed youtube playlist on elementor

How to Embed YouTube Playlist on Elementor (Best Way)

By Sajjan Sharma on August 25, 2021

Want to embed a YouTube playlist on your Elementor page?

As one of the biggest page builders out there, Elementor is a great option if you want to create beautiful pages for your site.

An easy way to make the page even more engaging is to add YouTube videos. You can keep visitors interested in your site for much longer and boost conversions as well.

And today, we’re going to show you how you can do that in just a few simple steps.

But before that, let’s talk about why you should add YouTube videos to your Elementor pages.

Why Add YouTube Playlist to Elementor?

elementor homepage

Elementor is a page builder plugin that helps you create pages for your website with a simple drag and drop editor. Since it’s so easy to use, you won’t have to touch a single line of code.

And there’s a way to make all the pages you build with Elementor even more interesting. You can just add a YouTube playlist.

With relevant YouTube videos on your Elementor page, you can have better engagement, conversions, sales, and subscribers.

In fact, here’s a few great ways adding a YouTube playlist to your Elementor page can help:

  • You can show video reviews and testimonials of your products on your page to convince visitors on your site to make a purchase.
  • By adding a playlist with relevant videos, you can make your Elementor website much more interesting without uploading the videos to your site.
  • When people start watching videos on your website, they’re going to be engaged for much longer than other types of content. So, you’ll get much more time to market to your customers.
  • You can also post your own YouTube videos on your site to get more views and grow your YouTube channel.

Easiest Way to Embed YouTube Playlists on Your Elementor Page

feeds for youtube pro plugin

Using the Feeds for YouTube Pro plugin, it’s super easy to embed YouTube content on your website.

With this user-friendly plugin, you can add YouTube video galleries, playlists, livestreams, and much more, all without any coding.

Plus, the plugin is also fully compatible with Elementor. This means you can add your YouTube playlist to Elementor and create beautiful pages with zero hassle.

Aside from being easy to use, Feeds for YouTube Pro also has a lot of great features to help you out.

For one, you can add lots of different types of YouTube content, including playlists, channels, single videos, livestreams, favorites lists, and more.

And you don’t have to worry about all of your videos slowing down your site either. In fact, this plugin will only load a YouTube video once a visitor interacts with it.

This means your video feeds and web pages will load super fast. As a bonus, having a faster website is much better for SEO.

On top of all that, Feeds for YouTube Pro is backed by a team of WordPress experts. So, they’ll make sure you get a smooth experience with this plugin.

user feedback customer support

As you can see, there’s many reasons why Feeds for YouTube Pro is the best YouTube feed plugin for WordPress.

Plus, if you want to embed your YouTube videos on Elementor, it’s also super easy. And today, we’re going to show you how.

How to Add YouTube Playlists to Elementor

Let’s get started and see how you can add YouTube playlists to Elementor.

Step 1: Install Feeds for YouTube Pro Plugin

To start, you can go and get your copy of the Feeds for YouTube Pro plugin. Then, you’ll have to install and activate it.

If you’re not sure how to do that, you can look at our article on how to install WordPress plugins.

Step 2: Connect Your YouTube Account

You can now move on and connect your YouTube account to your site. For that, go to the Feeds for YouTube menu from your WordPress dashboard.

On this page, just click on Connect to YouTube to Create a Feed.

connect account feeds for youtube pro

The plugin will now redirect you to your Google account. There, you can give read-only access to the plugin.

And since it’s read-only, Feeds for YouTube Pro can’t actually change anything on your account.

To proceed, just click on the Allow button.

allow read only access for youtube

This will bring up another popup. Just click on Allow, and you’ll grant read-only access to the plugin.

click on allow

Now you’ve connected your YouTube account with your site.

Next, you’ll have to create a free API Key if you want to show more types of YouTube feeds. Just check out this handy tutorial on creating an API Key for more information.

Step 3: Pick Your YouTube Feed Type

You can now choose what kind of YouTube feed you want for your website

To do that, navigate to the Feeds for YouTube menu from your dashboard. Then, scroll down to find the Select a Feed Type section.

types of feed for youtube

With Feeds for YouTube Pro, you can choose from 6 different options for your feed type.

You can have videos from a YouTube channel, playlist, favorites list, search results, live streams, and single videos.

For now, you’ll have to choose the playlist option for your feed. Once you’ve done that, you’ll have to enter your playlist ID.

playlist id needed for youtube playlist elementor

To get the playlist ID, you can take the URL of your playlist and copy the part at the end.

Here’s an example. Let’s try to add a playlist from the WPBeginner YouTube Channel.

For that, let’s open the playlist and look at its URL. Since the playlist ID is at the end of the URL, we can take everything after “list=” and then copy it.

And we now have our playlist ID.

copy youtube playlist id

After you have that, you can go back to WordPress and pick the playlist option. Now just paste the playlist ID in the field there and click on Save Changes.

add playlist id

Now that you’ve selected your feed type, it’s time to customize your feed.

Step 4: Customize Your YouTube Playlist

It’s pretty easy to customize your YouTube playlist with this plugin.

Just go to the Customize tab at the top to get started.

customization section

Now just scroll down to the Layout section to see the options for your playlist layout.

layout options for youtube feed

You’ve got 4 different layout options here: Grid, Gallery, List, and Carousel.

Using the grid option, you can show your videos in a neat grid with rows and columns. It’s a great way of showing lots of videos at once.

youtube feed grid layout

Want one video to be shown clearly instead of lots of small thumbnails? In that case, you can try the gallery option instead.

gallery layout for your youtube feeds

If you want to show all of your videos in a single column, you can try the list option.

list layout for youtube feeds

Finally, you have the carousel layout. You can show your YouTube playlist in a dynamic slideshow with this option.

wordpress youtube feed example

Select the one you like the most, and then click on Save Changes.

Feeds for YouTube Pro also has tons of other options to customize your YouTube playlist. You can change the size, font, color, margins, visible info, and much more.

customize your youtube feed

Plus, the plugin will automatically copy the looks of your website. As a result, your YouTube playlist will perfectly match your branding.

Step 5: Add YouTube Playlist to Elementor

Now, we’ll show you how to add a YouTube playlist to an Elementor page.

To start, navigate to Pages » Add New which will open the WordPress editor.

Now click on the Edit with Elementor button.

edit with elementor

You can also use a WordPress post here. For that, go to Posts » Add New and then click on Edit with Elementor.

edit post with elementor

Once the Elementor editor is open, look at the panel on the left with all the Elementor widgets.

In the search field there, type in “youtube feed” to see the YouTube Feed widget in the search results.

youtube feed elementor widget

Just drag the YouTube Feed widget and drop it on the page.

drag and drop youtube feed widget

Finally, click on the Publish button on the bottom left.

Now you’ve added your YouTube playlist to Elementor! Just check out your website and see how it looks.

youtube feed to elementor page example

And that’s it!

Now, you can embed YouTube playlists on your Elementor pages. All you need is the Feeds for YouTube Pro plugin, and it’ll only take a few minutes.

With a playlist of relevant videos, your Elementor pages can be much more engaging to look at. It’s a great way to convert visitors on your website and get more sales.

At the same time, you can also use it to promote your own videos.

So what are you waiting for? Go and grab your copy of Feeds for YouTube Pro today!

And you can do a lot more than that. Smash Balloon also has the best WordPress feed plugins for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

With them, it’ll be a piece of cake to use social media marketing and get more customers.

You can get all of them at a discounted price with the Social Wall Pro Bundle. After that, you can use it for unlimited times on unlimited websites.

Are you looking to get your YouTube channel off the ground? Why not check out our guide on how to grow your YouTube channel.

For ideas on YouTube content, you can take a look at the guide to the best types of YouTube videos to skyrocket your subscribers.

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