How to Add YouTube Subscribe Button in WordPress

Are you striving to get more subscribers on your YouTube channel? you are at the right place 🙂 We are here to guide you on how to Add YouTube Subscribe Button in WordPress. With subscribe button on your blog, posts and your  WordPress site makes it easy for your audience and users to find your videos and subscribe to your YouTube channel.

Youtube is a huge platform where people share their thoughts, vlog, videos, and many more. It is a good way to engage your audience by adding videos on youtube. Adding a youtube subscribe button to your website will increase your audience engagement. Another benefit of adding youtube to your site is you can easily promote your youtube channel as well. A user will directly be able to subscribe to your youtube channel.

Adding YouTube subscribe button will increase your traffic to your youtube channel and website. In this article, we will give you a guide on how to add a YouTube subscribe button to your WordPress site.


Following are some benefits of adding the YouTube subscribe button:

  1. It will help you grow your business easily.
  2. Increases your subscribers and audience on your youtube channel as well as on your site.
  3. One-click subscribe button.
  4. Engage your audience, for example, some people are more inclined to watch the video instead of reading the article. So it will beneficial for both types of audience.

We will discuss 2 Methods:

  • Manually Adding YouTube Subscribe Button Code
  • Using Plugins to Add a YouTube Subscribe Bar

Method 1: Manually Adding YouTube Subscribe Button Code

If you do not have deep tech or WordPress knowledge, then do not worry at all, we are here to help you with our easy-to-follow tutorial. By following our tutorial, a layman can easily add a youtube subscribe button to a WordPress site. The steps are very easy and simple.

First of all, you need to visit the YouTube subscribe button page on the Google Developer’s website.

On this page, you will need to enter your YouTube channel’s name, select a layout, theme, and subscriber count option. It will display a live preview of how your button will look on the website. Now you can copy the embed code below.

Now,  Log in to the WordPress Dashboard.

And then go to Appearance » Widgets. Here you’ll have to drag and drop a text widget to your widget area, and then paste it to the YouTube subscribe button code inside your selected widget.

When you finish it, click on the save button to save the changes.

Now visit your site and you will see the YouTube subscribe button in action.

Method 2: Using Plugins To Add A YouTube Subscribe Bar

Here we have the second method to add YouTube Subscribe Bar to WordPress Website using WordPress Plugins.

YouTube Subscribe Bar:

First of all, you need to install and activate the YouTube Subscribe Bar plugin from the WordPress dashboard.

Plugin Features

  • Enable or Disable Full Layout.
  • Show or hide subscriber count.
  • YouTube Subscribe Settings.
  • Shortcode for YouTube Subscribe Button.

After Activating the plugin, just paste your YouTube channel ID, and All set 🙂

You will see the Youtube subscribe button on your website.

Easy Subscribe Button Widget:

Another plugin is Easy Subscribe Button Widget which is used for adding subscribe button to your site. There are more than 800 active installations for this plugin. The process of adding subscribe button is very simple and easy.

Login to WordPress dashboard, Click on Plugins>> Add New

Now install and Activate the plugin. On the widget page, there is Youtube Subs widget, you can add this widget to your desired place like on the sidebar, etc.

On the Youtube Subs widget, you have to add a good title, channel ID, and layout setting you want.

Do not forget to save the changes. Your subscribe button is now added to your site.

How do I add a YouTube button to WordPress?

Read our blog above for more details.
You can either add a youtube button manually or by using a plugin.

How do I add subscribers to my website?

There are different ways to add more subscribers to your website.
Add Popups
Run giveaway
Describe the benefits
Create landing pages etc

Now you have learned the best way to add a youtube subscribe button in WordPress. I hope, you enjoyed this tutorial. Follow our step-by-step instructions on how to add zendesk chat to your WordPress site.

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