How To Make YouTube Videos Responsive In Your Blog Posts?

We are in the new era of the digital world; everything is improving day by day. Formerly we used to use only desktop PC for surfing website but after the rapid use of smartphones, we are now bound to use responsive web design. 

Responsive web design helps to adopt any size on any type of device. 


These is really cool techniques. But if your template or web design is responsive then every element or widgets won’t be responsive. 

In this case, we should take extra steps to make it responsive.

For example YouTube videos, this is not always responsible for website. Your template is responsive but you have added YouTube video without responsive code then your website visitors won’t able to watch the video properly. 

Ultimately your template’s responsiveness won’t work.   

So I am going to share the tutorial to make YouTube video responsive and it will automatically adopt any size on any device. I have used a simple CSS code to make YouTube video responsive.


How To Make Youtube Videos Responsive In Your Blog Posts?


To make a YouTube video responsive, you can add the following code to your Blogger template’s Primary CSS file or the style sheet being applied to your site. Just follow the below steps-

Step 1 Log in to your Blogger Account and Go to your Blogger Dashboard

Step 2 Click on -> Template -> Edit HTML->

Step 3
 Now find the ]]></b:skin> by pressing Ctrl+F (Windows) or CMD+F (Mac)

Step 4 Copy the script from below and Paste it above/before ]]></b:skin>

.tubevideo {
position: relative;
padding-bottom: 56.25%;
padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden;
}

.tubevideo iframe,
.tubevideo object,
.tubevideo embed {
position: absolute;
top: 0;
left: 0;
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
}

Step 7 hit the Save template button from the top.

If you wish to use the above CSS script in a specific page then add the CSS code within <style> tag.

<style>
CSS script Here…
</style>
We have added the CSS script and now we will add HTML Script to display the YouTube video with responsive techniques.
YouTube video on Smartphone

How to display YouTube Video in Blogger Blog Post?

In this step, we will use an HTML script to display the video in Blogger Blog posts. Please follow the below steps-

Step 1 Go to your Blogger Dashboard and Click the New post button to create new content or edit any post.

Step 2 From Post editor switch to HTML view from Compose view.

Step 3 Now copy the below HTML script and paste it in Post editor while in HTML view.

<div class="tubevideo">
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/aom_UhSlhAo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
</div>


Customization

  • Please replace the http://www.youtube.com/embed/dFVxGRekRSgwith your, YouTube embeds video URL.

Step 4 Finally hit the Publish button.

Now check your Blog post with YouTube video in Smartphone, I hope it will resize according to the device width. If you have any queries regarding this article please feel free to leave a comment below. 

Thank you. 

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