WP YouTube Live

WP YouTube Live Plugin

A WordPress plugin initially developed for a single client and expanded with other capabilities and released to the public plugin repository.

This plugin uses YouTube’s API to check for and display a live video from a specified channel. If no video is available, there are several fallback options:

  • Show nothing
  • Show a custom message
  • Show a specified video
  • Show a specified playlist
  • Show a playlist of videos from that channel
  • Show a countdown for upcoming videos

It includes a caching feature to reduce the number of API requests and stay well within the daily limits.

WP YouTube Live options
Screenshot of backend options

This plugin is in frequent development on GitHub. Recent additions may be in a feature branch, not yet merged back into master.

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