How to insert Youtube video into WordPress

To insert Youtube video into WordPress Post/Page/Widgets, just follow these steps:

WordPress 4.x (4.9, 4.8,…)

Method 1. Paste the Youtube video link

With this method, you can’t change width and height of the video

Step 1. Writing a new post (or page) or edit an existing one

Step 2. You need to click on a line where you would like to insert a Youtube video and click on Add Media

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Next

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and this is the result

Method 2. Paste embed code

Step 1. Click on Share

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Next, click on Embed

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Click on Embed code and Copy

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Step 2. Click on a line where you would like to insert Youtube video, then click Text

and paste the embed code

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You can change the width and height of the video by changing the number in width and height.

WordPress 5.x (5.0, 5.1,..)

Insert/Embed Youtube video into WordPress Post or Page

Edit Post or Page > Click (+) icon > Video

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Click Insert from URL

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Paste Youtube Video Link

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Insert/Embed Youtube video into WordPress Widgets

Appearance > Widgets > Drag Video widget

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Next, Insert from URL > Paste Youtube Link > Add to Widget

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Save

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