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My YouTube Feed Stopped Working – What Happened?!

Luci PetersonChurch Websites

The API Key in your YouTube Feeds settings may be restricted.

Follow these steps to modify the API key restrictions:

  1. Log into the Google Account for the YouTube channel that is connected to your website.
  2. Go to the Google Cloud Console (
  3. Choose the project associated with your API key.
  4. Click on the hamburger menu (three horizontal lines) in the top left corner and navigate to “APIs & Services” > “Credentials.”
  5. Find your API key and click on the “Edit” button (pencil icon) to view and modify the restrictions.
  6. Under “Application restrictions,” select “None”.
  7. Save your changes.

After making these changes, try the feed again. Make sure to clear the plugin cache from your site’s WordPress Dashboard > Youtube Feed > Settings > Feeds > Caching > Click the Clear All Caches button.