One of the methods that help increase conversion on your squeeze and sales pages is to have your videos immediately start playing or be set to autoplay. This specific internet marketing conversion tip is targeted on autoplaying youtube videos. The reason you may want to have your youtube video auto play is to immediately have your marketing message play for your prospects or customers so they don’t have to click on the actual play button.
The three steps to auto-playing your youtube videos are:
1: Copy your desired Youtube embedded code
2: Add the auto-play code snippet to your embedded code which is this:
3: Copy and paste the updated youtube autoplay embedded code into your website page or post
Here is visual guide if you need some help with this:
Copy your desired Youtube embedded code
Add the youtube autoplay code snippet to your embedded code
This is what the original youtube code would look like copying the iframe version of the embedded code directly from your youtube video:
<iframe src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/XkJUROD4TEQ?rel=0” height=”315″ width=”420″ allowfullscreen=”” frameborder=”0″></iframe>
This is the Youtube Autoplay Code Snippet to insert into original youtube embedded code:
AUTOPLAY Youtube Code:
This is how the youtube autoplay code should look like when you are done. I’ve highlighted the area in yellow. Compare the old to the new and you’ll see the difference.
<iframe src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/XkJUROD4TEQ?rel=0&autoplay=1” height=”315″ width=”420″ allowfullscreen=”” frameborder=”0″></iframe>
Copy and paste the updated Youtube autoplay embedded code into your website page or post
Now you’re ready to copy and paste the code into your website html area. If you’re using wordpress you would simply paste the updated code inside of the “text” tab of any page or post.
Here are some website examples that use the autoplay youtube code snippet: