In this article, I’ll run you through the steps you need to take on how to embed code from your YouTube Videos so you can display the videos on your site and get more engagement and views.
What you’re going to do is open the video you want to embed on your website and then click on Share then click on the first option which should be Embed.
This will now pull up an Embed Window where you can edit the Embed Options like enable privacy-enhanced mode and show player controls, right before copying the final code.
All you have to do now is right-click, the code, and they’ll all be highlighted, then click on the Copy Button. Copy your code and paste it on your website, then preview your site to see what the video looks like in the frontend.
That is just about the easiest way to get a video’s embed code from YouTube, but if for any reason you don’t want to use the already outlined steps, there are 2 quick alternatives and they require the use of the video’s link and they happen off YouTube.
A Video Embed Code Generator
This First Alternative implores the help of a site known as YouTube Embed Code Generator, this website helps you to easily generate the Embedding Code so you display Video Widget(s) on your site.
The site offers more control compared to the traditional video embedding code you’ll get on YouTube, control over stuff like Video Height, Width, Autoplay, Start time, End Time, annotations, etc.
All you need to do is copy the link to the YouTube Video you wish to embed on your site, then head over to youtubeembedcode.com and paste the code, toggle the options you want to use and set the sizes as well as the aspect ratio, then click on Generate My Code.
Embedding a YouTube Video without Code
The Second alternative to getting a video’s embed code on YouTube is only for users whose website(s) are built in WordPress and are of course using the block editor (Classic Editor alternative).
You should first head over to YouTube, then copy the link to the Video you wish to embed on your Website, then open the article or page where you want to bed the video, and click on Edit.
Add a new block at the position where you want to display the YouTube video and then click on the “+” button and then search YouTube.
Click on YouTube to add a YouTube Embed Widget, you just need to enter the video’s link and then click on the button present and your video should be embedded, make sure to check the article or page on the front end to see how the video looks.
A couple of landing page builders which allow you to create custom pages on your WordPress Website may also allow you to display a YouTube Video on your page , all you need to do is paste the video’s link where it’s needed.
What is an Embed Code on YouTube?
An Embed Code on YouTube is a piece of code unique to every YouTube Video which enables you to embed the video on certain forums, your website, so people can watch the video without opening the YouTube Website.
How do I get an Embed Code?
The best way to get an embed code is to open the YouTube video on a desktop or laptop, then click on Share and then click on Embed, then toggle your desired options and copy the entire code.
How do I embed a video without an Embed Code?
If your site is hosted on WordPress, you can easily embed a YouTube Video without an Embed Code, you only need the link to the video and must be WordPress’ Latest Editor, The Block Editor.
Open up the article or page where you’d like to embed the video, then click on the blue ‘+’ on the left side of the top bar, then search YouTube, click on it and then paste in the link.
In this article, I listed the steps you need to take to get a Video’s Embed Code on YouTube even with alternatives, it’ll be great if you were to share this content, it might just help someone.
If you’re focusing on Blog Revenue, you can start using Ezoic, and then upload your YouTube Videos on Humix, then set videos to automatically display in your Blog Posts, this way you’ll earn more than you’ll make on YouTube.
If you have any questions on Embedding a YouTube Video with or without code, ask us in the comments ASAP!