Lazy Load Youtube Videos Til Clicked – Youtube Embed Performance

Youtube Embed Performance is a WordPress plugin to improve the page speed in case you have lots of Youtube videos embedded in the WordPress.

Once you embed a Youtube video into the WordPress via a shortcode, the plugin first fetches and displays the video thumbnail on the page and delays the loading of Youtube video until the user clicks the Play button.

How to use it:

1. Download and upload the Youtube Embed Performance plugin to the Plugins directory.

2. Or directly install & enable the plugin from the admin panel.

3. Embed a Youtube video into your post/page via the shortcode:

[yep_youtube]Video ID Here[/yep_youtube]

4. That’s it. You can also use the shortcode with the following attributes:

[yep_youtube width="460" height="230" nocookie="0" controls="1" start="0"]Video ID Here[/yep_youtube]

5. Config the Youtube Embed Performance plugin on the Settings page. Optional settings:

  • Start at
  • Enable privacy-enhanced mode
  • Show player controls

Youtube Embed Performance Settings

6. Save changes and done.


Lazy Load Youtube Videos Til Clicked - Youtube Embed Performance

Download WordPress Plugin:

You can download this free WordPress plugin using the download button below. Unless otherwise stated, the WordPress plugin is available under GNU General Public License.

Author: Webamator


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