How To Add Auto-play YouTube Video in Blogger Post.


A video add more value to the post and help your visitor to understand the post much better. Adding a video to a blog post can help you to bring more traffic to the post. Google search engine also gives more priority to video content compared to text.

Adding an auto-playing video attract visitor much faster and increase engagement with the post which helps you keep the low bounce rate of the site. As a blogger we all know how all these things can affect the ranking of our site in Google search result.


Following Steps to Add Auto-play Video to a Blog Post. (Blogger)

Here I am going to use YouTube as a source for the video content so before performing the following steps make sure that you had already uploaded that video on your YouTube channel.

Step 1: Open your YouTube channel and select the video which you want to add from the list of uploaded videos. Play the video.


Step 2: Click on the Share button below the video. A pop-up window will appear with different share option to choose from.


adding auto-play video to blogger


Step 3: Click on Embed code inside Share a link section.



embed code for youtube video

Step 4: Copy the entire Embed code from the box (use Ctrl + A & Ctrl +C) by pressing the Copy button shown below.


add auto-play video to blogger

Step 5: Open your blogger account dashboard and open the post in which you want to show this video. Open the post in HTML form.


add auto-play video to blogger

Step 6: Past the Embed code where you want to show this video (above the post, between the post and below the post) and add small code “?autoplay=1” between the Embed code to auto-play the video
Example Embed Code-

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/PK6VY0zInMM?autoplay=1" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>


add auto-play video to blogger post


Step 7: Click on Publish to publish the post and you can see that your video get successfully uploaded. 

add auto playing video to blogger


You can also, align the video at the center just by using the Alignment option from the blogger menu bars above the post.


If you are finding any problem in understanding or during the process, please do comment in the comment section below.

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