Video bloggers, also known as vloggers, use videos to express themselves as opposed to text and images. Because of this, it’s extremely important that their video embedding plugin of choice is suffice for their needs. WordPress is the best content management system (CMS) around, especially if you have awesome media players and plugins. YouTube is the world largest video sharing website with thousands of new videos uploaded everyday.
In this article I have collected 12 fantastic free YouTube player wordpress plugins to connect WordPress site with YouTube. Some of these plugins are simple and easy to use while some are advance. Don’t forget to subscribe to our RSS-feed and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for recent updates. You may also take a look at our past collections for inspiration: Original Business Cards Designs, Free WordPress Magazine Themes 2015, Free WordPress Administrator Widgets and Parallax Scrolling WordPress Themes.
1. YouTube for WordPress
YouTube for WordPress is the most valuable YouTube solution for WordPress installations, allowing you to maintain any YouTube account directly from your WordPress dashboard. Customizeable YouTube player to fit the look and feel of your site. Upload new content directly to your account and assign them to a playlist.
2. Video Gallery
Video Gallery plugin was created and specifically designed to show your videos from Vimeo and Youtube in unusual splendid ways. It has 5 good-looking views. Each are made in different taste so that you can choose any of them, according to the style of your website.
3. WordPress Video Player
Spider Video Player is a WordPress video plugin that allows you to easily add videos to your website. It has the possibility of organizing videos into playlists and choosing a preferred layout for the player. Spider Video Player is one of the best WordPress video players available in WordPress plugin directory.
4. YouTube Channel
When you need to display sidebar widget with latest video from some YouTube channel or playlist, you can use customizable YouTube Channel plugin. Simply insert widget to sidebar, set channel name and if you wish leave all other options on default. You will get latest video from chosen YouTube channel embedded in sidebar widget, with link to channel on the bottom of the widget.
5. FV WordPress Flowplayer
FV WordPress Flowplayer WordPress plugin is a free, easy-to-use, and complete solution for embedding FLV or MP4 videos into your posts or pages. With MP4 videos, FV WordPress Flowplayer offers 98% coverage even on mobile devices.
YouTube embed plugin. Responsive sizing and many other conveniences. Upgrade for performance, analytics, SEO tags and more! Review the latest web discussions about videos you want to embed before embedding. Shortcode support for embedding multiple videos on one line.
7. Huzzaz Video Gallery
An awesome, easy to use YouTube and Vimeo video gallery powered by Huzzaz. One simple shortcode will help you win the Internet. Turn your WordPress Page or Blog Post into a beautiful video gallery. Collect and organize videos using an intuitive drag and drop interface. No need for the WP admin panel.
8. YouTube Advanced by Embed Plus
YouTube Advanced Embed is a plugin that enhances the YouTube videos you embed in your WordPress site. It’s a feature-rich and smart upgrade to the standard YouTube embed. By just pasting a YouTube link, you’ll not only get the features of YouTube’s standard embed, but also extra playback options, relevant user-generated content, video reactions beyond YouTube.com comments
9. Simple YouTube Embed
Simple YouTube Embed plugin is the easiest way to embed YouTube videos on WordPress. The plugin is very lightweight and easy to use.
10. Youtube Video Gallery
Youtube video gallery is a plugin for wordpress that allows you to create nice youtube video gallery easily. This is nice plugin for website owners that use youtube or want to have a video gallery.
11. OS media – HTML5 Featured Video Plugin
This Plugin is designed to make your WordPress platform a multimedia station for audio/video content delivery and is based on Videojs HTML5 video-play.
12. Nice YouTube Lite
Get the easiest and most convenient way to add a YouTube video player to posts, pages and sidebar widgets with Nice YouTube Lite plugin! Whether you want to display one YouTube video or many YouTube videos, the Nice Youtube Lite plugin makes it easy to turn any WordPress post, page or sidebar widget into a video experience.