How to Create a YouTube Video Slider using a WordPress plugin (SlideDeck)2 Comments
YouTube videos can be a great way to showcase tutorials, interviews and other such recordings.
Adding these videos in a WordPress slider would definitely help in creating a slick website. With SlideDeck, you can create a Youtube video slider in a jiffy!
Once your SlideDeck plugin is up and running , follow this step-by-step guide to create YouTube video slider on your WordPress site.
STEP ONE : Generate the YouTube API key
For sourcing videos from your YouTube account, you need to generate the YouTube API key from the Google Developers Console
Enter this API key in the ‘SlideDeck Advanced Options’
STEP TWO : Creating a SlideDeck
Manage –> Dynamic Source—> Create SlideDeck
STEP THREE : Source Settings – Choose YouTube in ‘Dynamic source’
STEP FOUR : Adding a Playlist
- Enter your YouTube account’s username in the drop-down widget.
- Your saved playlist will automatically feature in the menu. Select the playlist you wish to add to your SlideDeck.
- You can also search any video by using the ‘Search term’ option and add it to your SlideDeck.
STEP FIVE : Save SlideDeck
Once the desired playlist is added to your SlideDeck, select ‘Save SlideDeck’
STEP SIX : Methods to Publish
Now, select one of the three ways seen in the image below to publish your SlideDeck
STEP SEVEN : Publish
And, Voila! Your YouTube video slider is ready.
You just created a YouTube video slider using SlideDeck! Drop a line in the comments section below if you have any questions.