Embed Youtube Videos & Playlists in your Blogger/Blogspot Bog: 2021 Guide

Embed Youtube Videos & Playlists in your Blogger/Blogspot
Embed Youtube Videos & Playlists in your Blogger/Blogspot

Embedding a YouTube Video to your Blog can be very beneficial as it can significantly increase the on-page time of your Blog as well as it can increase the views of your YouTube Video. But the question is 

How to Embed YouTube Videos or Playlists in your Blogger/Blogspot blog? What are the advantages and disadvantages? 

Let's answer Your Questions, in this Blog Post I'll be answering all your queries, let's get straight into it:

How to Embed Youtube Videos in Blogger/Blogspot

  1. On a PC or Laptop, open the YouTube video you want to embed.
  2. Click on the  SHAREShare  button, given under the YouTube Video.
  3. Click Embed
  4. Copy the YouTube Video Embed Code (iFrame Code)
  5. Paste the Embed code, where you want to show the Youtube Video
To Embed a YouTube Video, it is required that you open YouTube on a Desktop, or if you want to do it with your Mobile, 

you have to open YouTube.com on your browser then you must enable the Desktop site in your browser to access the code. Embed code is not gonna show up on YouTube's Mobile App.

How To Embed Youtube Video Playlist in Blogger/Blogspot

  1. Sign in to your YouTube account on a computer.
  2. On the left side of the page, select the playlist you want to embed.
  3. Copy the playlist ID from the URL.
  4. Modify the embed code for an individual video by doing the following:
    • In the place of the video ID (after "embed/"), substitute "videoseries?list=".
    • Then paste the playlist ID after the "=".
    • Paste the code into your blog or website HTML.

Playlist Embed Code Example
  • <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLx0sYbCqOb8TBPRdmBHs5Iftvv9TPboYG" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Make an Embedded YouTube Video to Play Automatically

To make an Embedded YouTube video to play automatically, you must add &autoplay=1 to the Embed Code just after the Video ID. 

However, it is not recommended that you add Autoplay to your Embedded Youtube video, as an Embedded YouTube video with autoplay will not increase the number of video views.

Make an Embedded YouTube Video start at a particular Time

To make your Embedded YouTube Video start at a particular time, you must add ?start= to your embed code followed by the time in seconds at which would you like to begin the Video.

Such as if you want to make a YouTube video to start at 1 minute 30 seconds, your embed code would be:

<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/UkWd0azv3fQ?start=90" width="420"></iframe>

Adding Captions to Embedded YouTube Video

In Order to add a Caption to an Embedded YouTube Video, you must add &cc_load_policy=1
to the Video's Embed Code.

You can also choose a caption language for the embedded video. To specify the caption language, just add &cc_lang_pref=fr&cc_load_policy=1
to the video's embed code.
  • "cc_lang_pref" sets the language for the captions shown in the video.
  • "cc_load_policy=1" turns captions on by default.
  • "fr" represents the language code for French. You can look up 2-letter language codes in the ISO 639-1 standard.

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