How to Add YouTube Subscribe Button in WordPress

Do you have a YouTube channel? Want to get more subscribers by displaying the YouTube subscribe button and subscriber count on your site? In this article, we will show you how to add YouTube subscribe button in WordPress.

Method 1: Manually Adding YouTube Subscribe Button Code

First you need to visit the YouTube subscribe button page on Google Developer’s website. Scroll down to ‘Configure a button’ section.


Simply enter your channel’s name and choose a layout, theme, and subscriber count option. You will be able to see a live preview of how your button will look. Once you are satisfied, you need to copy the code.

Next, login to the admin area of your WordPress site and go to Appearance » Widgets. There you will need to drag and drop a text widget to your sidebar, and paste the YouTube subscribe button code inside the widget. Save your changes and visit your website to see the YouTube subscribe button in action.


Method 2: Using Plugin to Add YouTube Subscribe Button

If you don’t want to manually add YouTube subscribe button code, then you can always use a plugin to do that for you. First you need to install and activate theYouTube Subscribe Button plugin. Upon activation, simply go to Appearance » Widgets to drag and drop the YouTube Subscribe Button widget to a sidebar where you want to display the button.


The widget comes with all configuration options of official YouTube subscribe button. First you need to provide your channel’s name, then you can choose a theme and layout. Once you are done, save your settings and visit your website to see it in action.

That’s all.

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