Create WordPress YouTube Playlist Galleries with WonderPlugin Gallery Plugin

To create a WordPress YouTube Playlist Gallery with WonderPlugin Gallery plugin, you need to apply for a YouTube API key and get your YouTube playlist ID first.

For how to create a WordPress YouTube Playlist Gallery with WonderPlugin Gallery, please view the tutorial: How to create a WordPress YouTube playlist gallery.

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How to apply for a YouTube API key

Step 1: Log into the Google API Console:

Visit Google API Console and login with your YouTube/Google ID: https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/

Step 2: Create a project in Google API Dashboard

In Google API dashboard, click the button "Create Project", then follow the screens, enter a project name and create a new project.

Step 3: Enable YouTube Data API v3

In Google API dashboard, click Library on the left menu.

Look for the service YouTube -> YouTube Data API v3:

Click YouTube Data API v3, then click the Enable button to enable the API service.

Step 4: Create a Google API key

In Google API dashboard, click "Credentials" on the left menu, then click the button Create credentials, select API key from the drop down list.

Copy the created API key.

If you want to restrict your key so it can only be used from your own web sites, you can click the button "Restrict Key" and configure the restriction, otherwise you can click the Close button.

How to find your YouTube playlist ID

1. Login your YouTube account, click Playlists in the top menu, then click the playlist to edit it.

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2. Click the Share button, copy playlist ID from the Share URL.

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