One of the best ways to keep visitors on your site is to give them plenty of reasons to stay. Using your theme’s sidebar to add a video is a great way to do that. By giving the reader more content that they see right in front of them you increase your chances of keeping the visitor longer and reaping the benefits with the search engines.

The author of this video from StartCompeting.com walks you through adding a video to your WordPress sidebar using a widget. The widget he uses to add a video to the sidebar is one of the default WordPress widgets, the text widget. You get a step-by-step walkthrough on adding the code for embedding the video in the text widget.

In the video the author also shows you how to add a Youtube feed to your sidebar in WordPress. The plugin used here,  My Recent Youtube Widget makes adding a Youtube feed to your sidebar into an easy task. The plugin is an open source WordPress plugin available from the WordPress Plugin Directory.

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The My Recent Youtube Widget 

My Recent Youtube Widget

How to Add YouTube Videos to Your WordPress Sidebar