Saturday, November 24, 2018

How to Embed YouTube’s Subscribe Button on Your Site Quickly and Easily

How to Embed YouTube’s Subscribe Button on Your Site Quickly and Easily

 

How do you embed a YouTube subscribe button to your website?

  1. Go to Google’s HTML embed code generator Here.
  2. Enter your YouTube username (not channel name), user ID or channel ID. Use the retrieve channel ID feature on the left panel.
  3. Select your layout and preference for the button.
  4. Google will automatically generate the code for you.
  5. Copy the entire code.
  6. Paste it on your website’s HTML.
Keep in mind that custom website templates might need more steps. Consult your website developer if that’s the case. This is how the page will look like once you’ve entered the correct channel ID or username.

YouTube’s Terms of Use for Subscribe Button Widget

As a precaution, before adding this button we recommend you read and learn YouTube’s terms of use. We’ve outlined the relevant points below:
  1. The subscribe button must be shown clearly on the user’s web page.
  2. Users are not allowed to promote prizes and rewards for people in exchange for clicking subscribe.
  3. Users are strictly prohibited to use the button to track or save subscriber’s data.
There are many other apps that have made website plugins like this, but from a content marketing perspective, the integration between YouTube and a company’s website is highly valuable to improve visitors’ experience.

Benefits of Adding the Subscribe Button To Your Site

  1. If you use both website and YouTube as content marketing channels, this integration offers a bridge that connects both of them together.
  2. From a UX perspective, it saves one click for visitors to subscribe to your channel.
  3. It’s really easy to do, so you might as well do it.
If you’re interested in YouTube video marketing and wish to do something great for your online business.

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