Super simple to set up
Once installed, you can have everything set up within a few minutes! Use the button on the Settings page to authorize the plugin and then simply embed the feed on any WordPress page, post or widget on your site to display your YouTube feed. It really is that simple.
No design or technical knowledge needed
The Feeds for YouTube plugin looks great on your site right out of the box. It’s designed to inherit the same fonts, colors and other styles that your WordPress theme uses and so it doesn’t require any work to get it looking great. We’ve also added tons of customization options so that you can fine tune exactly how it looks and how your YouTube feeds are displayed.
Search engine accessible
The plugin embeds your YouTube captions directly into your web page to help improve your pages relevant dynamic content, and can optionally automatically create dedicated WordPress posts for each video boosting search discovery.
Multiple feeds with no limitations
Display as many feeds as you like, either on the same page or throughout your site, from as many YouTube channels as you like, and customize each one using our powerful shortcode options.
Smart post caching backup system
Our post caching system intelligently caches different parts of your feed to minimize YouTube requests and help your content to load lightning fast. There’s also a built-in backup cache so that even if there’s an issue with YouTube your feed won’t go down.
The plugin automatically integrates with many of the most popular GDPR consent plugins, and has a 1-click easy GDPR setting which will display a GDPR compliant version of your YouTube feed with no third-party requests. This means you’ll no longer need to worry about displaying YouTube content on your website resulting in a GDPR fine, or worse.
Page Speed optimized
Most YouTube plugins slow down your website, due to making a lot of external requests and loading player embeds into your page when it loads. Our YouTube plugin is built from the ground up with performance in mind.
YouTube channel feeds
Easily display videos from any public YouTube channels, with multiple post layouts and configurations.
Live stream feeds
Use our Live Streaming feature to automatically feed live videos into your WordPress site. You can use it to show a feed of your currently playing and upcoming live streams so you can just focus on creating the content rather than having to deal with embedding players on your site every time you go live.
YouTube Playlist feeds
Create a feed from any public YouTube playlist by using our Playlist feed option.
YouTube search query feeds
Build a very specifically filtered feed with the use of our customizable search feed builder. This allows you to use a large variety of different search parameters to build feeds tailored to your exact specifications.
YouTube favorites feeds
Choose to feed videos from your YouTube favorites list automatically onto your website, making it easy to share curated content that will be a perfect fit for your audience.
Custom single video posts
Don’t be confined to YouTube’s embed limitations when you add a single video. Use our plugin to add customizable single video embeds which embed the caption content right into your page for extra SEO juice.
Convert videos to WordPress posts
Convert video data into a custom post type on your WordPress site so that videos can show up in both your regular WordPress posts feed and your search results within your website. This also has the added SEO benefits of creating a permalink URL to your video page for Google to crawl.
Custom video pause and end actions
Use our powerful Custom Actions feature to add customizable actions when a YouTube video is either paused of finishes playing. You can present other click-to-play YouTube videos from your channel to the user, or add a custom call-to-action button which links to a specific URL such as a product sales page or a contact form to prompt the user to take action.
Health alerts for your feed
The plugin includes a site health check integration to ensure you know when there are issues preventing your feeds from updating on the site, and can send email alerts when you need to take action.
Multiple layout options
Choose from multiple feed layouts; Grid, Gallery, List, or Carousel, with customization options for each. This allows you to create the perfect YouTube feed layout for your site which displays the videos in the way that makes the most sense for you.
Easily filter or moderate posts
Our powerful moderation feature makes it easy to filter the videos in your feed using keywords that are in the description or title.
Advanced feed customization
Tons of built-in customization options to allow granular control over what elements of your feed and videos are displayed, and who to display videos by.
Popup media lightbox
Keep your visitors engaged on your site for longer by allowing them to watch full screen videos without leaving your site.
Responsive and Mobile Optimized
You made sure to choose a responsive WordPress theme so make sure that your YouTube plugin is also responsive to match. The Feeds for YouTube plugin has been created from the ground-up with mobile devices in mind, so that it’s touch screen ready and looks great on any screen size and any device.
Developer friendly templating and hooks
Use our built-in templating system to completely customize the HTML output of your YouTube feed, or utilize built-in hooks to modify feed settings and functionality programmatically.
Use our Gutenberg block, WordPress widget, or the plugin shortcode to easily display your YouTube feed anywhere on your site.
Built with reliability in mind
Never worry about your feed going down again. Unlike other YouTube plugins, Smash Balloon is always reliable due to our intelligent feed caching, robust backup system, and smart issue reporting alerts.
International language support
The plugin is built specifically with an international audience in mind. Change or translate any of the text strings in your feeds to display the text in any language you’d like.
Quick support from expert developers
Yep, we consider our support to be a feature! We win a lot of people over with our speed, knowledge, and willingness to go above and beyond to help our customers when they need it. We appreciate our customers and want to ensure that any support requests are handled quickly and efficiently to get issues resolved in record-breaking time.