The short answer: don’t use plugins for embedding YouTube/Vimeo/etc. videos
In a page or post:
Either paste its URL on its own line or use the
embed shortcode. From the codex:
WordPress will automatically turn the URL into a YouTube embed and provide a live preview in the visual editor.
Another option is to wrap the URL in the
If WordPress fails to embed the URL, the post will contain a hyperlink to the URL.
In a text widget (e.g., for display in a sidebar) use the
But since the text widget doesn’t support shortcodes by default, add, in functions.php, the following code from Stack Overflow:
Then use the