How To Automatically Import YouTube Videos To WordPress? YouTube Importer Review

It’s not always easy to import YouTube videos to WordPress. You need a way that will minimize your work. The best option is to use a good YouTube to WordPress plugin.

But you might end spending considerable time and effort in locating a plugin that can simplify that task and is the right choice for your needs.

Instead of allowing videos to run uninterrupted, you could end up manually running all imports or adding videos one by one, which can be quite a hassle.

Luckily, the YouTube Importer plugin solves all of these issues and imports videos automatically. It can easily handle all future and existing video uploads.

Your WordPress website will import videos from YouTube that you choose to import. The plugin will start working right away after you’ve entered YouTube API key information in the plugin’s settings.

Let’s check YouTube Importer plugin features in detail.

Automatically Import YouTube Videos To WordPress

YouTube videos can be imported to WordPress-based sites as posts or custom post type (in the Pro version) using YouTube Importer.

The plugin supports importing featured images, assigning categories, importing videos into current post types, etc. The plugin enables continuous import or “Sync” of YouTube channels. This means videos can be automatically imported whenever new videos are published.

You can import from more than one YouTube channel simultaneously and set import schedules.

YouTube Importer Review

To automatically import YouTube videos, you’ll need to get a unique API key. YouTube mandates this to confirm that content is only being retrieved from verified integrations and apps and to prevent possible abuse or misuse. You can follow this guide on how to obtain an API key.

Go to the “YouTube Importer” > “Settings” to enter API key. Click on the “Save” button when you’re finished.

If the API key is valid, you’ll see the success message, and you’ll be able to go through the rest of the plugin’s settings. The plugin can’t work without API. You will not be able to import videos if you don’t add the correct API key.

YouTube Import

To use the plugin, go to  “Tools > YouTube Importer > YouTube Import” from your site dashboard.

Here you will find settings such as:

Scheduled Imports

After you’ve imported several channels and saved them with the “Ongoing Import” option, you’ll be able to access the “Scheduled Imports” tab.

Here you can manage:

What Is Included In Pro Version?

All functions from the free version are included in the Pro version of YouTube Importer, along with these additional features:

There is paid and free version of the plugin available. The paid (Pro) version is priced at $19 annually for use on one website. There’s also a plan for usage on up to five different sites that can be purchased for $49 per year. More features are provided with the Pro plan than the free version. All paid plans come with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

Import YouTube to WordPress Conclusion

YouTube Importer is great for embedding videos on WordPress websites and importing YouTube videos automatically as posts, complete with titles, image, and descriptions.

Not only does the plugin help you to create posts from imported videos from YouTube channels, but it also checks for new videos continuously and automatically updates the website whenever a new video is released.

There’s no need to create entries by hand for current or future videos. Auto YouTube Importer takes care of everything for you. There are many advanced settings, and videos can be imported into custom taxonomies and post types.

The plugin handles video uploads from multiple YouTube channels simultaneously, and they will remain synced with your site all the time.

I suggest you try the free version and see how it goes. You can always upgrade to the pro version.

SecondLine Themes designed this plugin. They are well known for their WordPress podcast themes, like Bolden theme, Dixie and Satchmo theme.

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