Video Player for YouTube


A modern, accessable, fully customizable & user friendly YouTube Video Player for wordrpess. You can play any YouTube video in wordpress Post, Page, widget area, Other Custom Post Type and Theme template file using This plugin.


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How to Use ?

Watch the video below to learn how to use YT Player Plugin.


To Embed Any YouTube Video Use the ShortCode Below..

[ytp]YouTube Video URL[/ytp] 
  • Video URL must be formatted like that:


  • Play any Youtube video by using the video ID
  • No need to use embed code.
  • Responsive – works with any screen size.
  • Fullscreen – supports native fullscreen with fallback to “full window” modes
  • Lite weight and super fast performance.
  • ShortCode driven- Add the video player to any post/page or widget using shortcode
  • Control over every button of the player.
  • Powered by html5


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  • The player in frontend
  • Sidebar Menu
  • Player Setup
  • Shortcode


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • Video player for youtube video player for youtube


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.


  1. Upload plugin-directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use shortcode in page, post or in widgets.
  4. If you want video in your theme php file, Place <?php echo do_shortcode('YOUR_SHORTCODE'); ?> in your templates


How do I install this plugin?

You can install as others regular wordpress plugin. No different way. Please see on installation tab.

What Video type can i play?

You can play any YouTube video.

How many player i can publish in my site?

You can publish unlimited video with YT player Plugin


مې 28, 2021
Was great alternative to having to pay for Vimeo as its a fraction of the price to customize an embed video. Thanks again!
اکتوبر 19, 2020
Thank you so much for this plugin it is awesome. Great for beginners, very easy to add videos. I just love it!
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Contributors & Developers

“Video Player for YouTube” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



1.6.1 – 2 July 2024

  • Updated: Player library

1.6.0 – 2 Jan 2024

  • Added: ‘Video Player for youtube’ Block in free version

v1.5.6 (Aug 28, 2023)

  • Added 2 Gutenberg Block in Premium version (video, Timeline)


  • Improved Code Quality


  • Bug Fix – iOs:Full screen video cut
  • Improved Performance.


  • Added Quick ShortCode [ytp]YouTube Video URL[/ytp] for Post/page/widget/Guten Block.
  • Fix Minor Bug


  • Review request as Admin notice removed.
  • Imporved performance


  • Initial Release