How To Retrieve YouTube API Key To Embed YouTube Channel?

With EmbedPress, you can easily embed YouTube channels on your website. All you have to do is integrate YouTube channel API key. Follow this step-by-step guide to retrieve YouTube API key for YouTube channel embedding. 

Step 1: Create New Project On Google Cloud Platform  #

First, visit Google Cloud Console from your browser. If you are not already logged in, log in with your Google profile and create a new project with your website. Now you have to create a new project to retrieve YouTube API key for channel embedding. 

Click on the  ‘Select a project’ from your Google Cloud Console dashboard. A popup will appear. From there click on the ‘New Project’ button. It will take you to a new page. Provide your project name and click on the ‘Create’ button. The project will be created instantly. 

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Step 2: Enable APIs & Services For YouTube Channel #

Afterward, click on the ‘Select Project’ from the notification bar. It will take you to the project detail page. From there, navigate to the ‘APIs & Services’ tab to generate YouTube API key. 

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From the dashboard, hit the ‘Enable APIs & Services’ button. It will redirect you to the Google API Library. Search for ‘YouTube Data API v3’ and click on it. 

On the next page, click on the ‘Enable’ button. As a result, YouTube channel embed permission will be enabled.

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Step 3: Create Credential For YouTube API Key  #

From the left sidebar, go to the ‘Credentials’ tab from the dashboard. Choose the ‘CREATE CREDENTIALS’ button from the top bar and click on the ‘API Key’ from the drop-down. A popup will appear instantly containing your YouTube API key. That’s it. 

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This is how easily you can retrieve YouTube API key credentials to embed YouTube channels. Now paste the YouTube API key on your EmbedPress dashboard and embed channels instantly.

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