Settings and Themes

Description of Settings and Themes in WordPress YouTube plugin.


This page of YouTube WD lets you configure main options of the plugin. Firstly, as mentioned in Configuring API Key section, You can add or update the API key from YouTube WD Settings.

Now let’s go through the rest of the options separately.

Enable Caching. Turn on this setting to boost the speed of your YouTube video, playlist or channel. The content will be cached based on Cache Time (hours), and it will be refreshed after reaching the time limit.

Show Deleted Video Thumbnails. Enabling this setting will include the thumbnails of deleted videos in your YouTube gallery.

Add Video SEO Tags. This option lets you enable meta keywords and descriptions for the videos. They are used for proper crawling and indexation by search engines.

Facebook Open Graph Markup. Add Open Graph markup to your YouTube entries. This recommended to enable for Facebook sharing, it will set the video thumbnail as the post image.

Make sure to hit Apply after modifying these settings.


YouTube WD Themes page provides a large variety of options for customizing the display of YouTube videos, channels and playlists integrated to your website. It includes colors, font size, padding options for different elements of YouTube entries. The settings are divided to the following sections:

  • Main Video / Blog Style
  • Channel / Playlist Header
  • Thumbnails
  • List
  • Carousel
  • Table
  • Blog Style
  • Pagination

These options allow you to fully modify the look of your YouTube entries, and have them published on your website in an outstanding and unique way. Click on each section header to change theme options and hit Save or Apply too keep the modifications.