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How to Add YouTube Subscribe Button in WordPress ctm magazine

If you have a YouTube channel that you use with your site you may want to use your site to get more subscribers. You may want to display a button to subscribe rather than adding an annotation to your video. In this video, we will show you how to add a YouTube subscribe button in WordPress.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

The first method would be to use the YouTube subscribe button page on the Google Developer site.

You can enter your channel’s name, choose the layout, theme and subscriber count option.

Next you can live preview and make sure it looks how you like.

Now you can copy the code and add it to a text widget on your site and save it.

A second method is you can install and activate the YouTube subscribe button plugin.

Go to Appearance, Widgets and drag the YouTube subscribe button widget to the sidebar.

You can add your channel, choose the layout and save.

Related Links:

YouTube Subscribe button page


YouTube Subscribe Button plugin




  • Jeff on December 11, 2014

    Make a tutorialon how to add the twitter "follow" button

  • bflyrenee on March 27, 2015

    The manual doesn't work I have been trying it for months unfortunately, I paste the code and it enters the shorter version and doesn't work, please help. Trying to do a plug in and don't know how to do a plug in 🙁

  • Lanaya Green on April 28, 2015

    Thank you for this helpful video worked great for me!

  • Travel Nomad on October 6, 2015

    This is Siri talking? 🙂

  • xvzw on November 6, 2015

    So fucking ugly theme. what that crap!

  • Nelstill on October 28, 2016

    Nice, thanks for your tutorial! It was usefull!

  • Lithuania Vibe on April 17, 2017

    Please make tutorial how to make: subscribe to unlock Download

  • Keder Cormier on May 17, 2017

    O boy, this is Life saving for me
    thank you soooooo much

  • Chaz Kondo on August 9, 2017

    Thank you

  • Studio 68 Photography on September 5, 2017

    When using text widget, I am just getting the code on my website, not the youtube button.

    Any ideas?

  • iamnamora on October 22, 2017

    Exactly what I was looking for

  • Adme Online on April 9, 2018

    It is not working in Mobile and AMP pages. When click the Subscribe button, it is Opening the YouTube channel Page, Instead of adding the user to the Subscribers list.

  • Brain Tech on April 23, 2018

    Thanks for the tutorial.

  • Daniel P on July 3, 2018

    how do I make it open in a new tab?

  • GlrEducation on March 24, 2019

    Thank You

  • Engineer Ali Hussain on August 26, 2019


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