YouTube API Setup for WordPress

Describes how to perform the one-time setup to use TubePress with YouTube.
  1. You'll need a Google account. If you don't have one, you can sign up for one for free.
  2. Visit the Google Developers Console.
  3. Once you sign in, select "Create a project..." from the "Select a project" menu near the top of the page.

    Create project button
  4. Enter anything you'd like for the Project name, then click the "Create" button.

    Create project button
  5. After the project is created (it will take a few seconds) you should be on the "Library" page for your new project. Double-check to make sure that your new project name is visible from the menu at the top of the page.

    API's link
  6. Under the "Google APIs" tab, click the link for "YouTube Data API".

    Link for YouTube Data API
  7. Click the "Enable API" button.

    Enable API button
  8. After the API is enabled (it will take a few seconds), click the "Credentials" link on the left side of the page.

    Credentials link
  9. Click the blue "Create credentials" button.

    Add credentials button
  10. In the dropdown that appears, click the link for "API key".

    API key link
  11. Copy your new API key.

    Copy API key
  12. On the TubePress options page, click the "Feed" tab.
  13. Enter your API key into the text field for "Google API Key", as shown below.

    Enter Google API key
  14. Click the blue "Save" button at the bottom of the TubePress options page. That's it!

Last Updated Jan 05, 2017 12:19PM PST
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