Smart YouTube PRO was created by Vladimir Prelovac, the CEO of Prelovac Media. Smart YouTube permits you to insert playlists/videos into the content that you post or into the comments you make, or simply into you RSS feed. Since its availability, Smart YouTube has seen over 1,000,000 downloads, making the plugin the most sought after into category. It has an impressive rating of three and half stars on most plugin review websites.
The current download version of the plugin is 4.1.6. The earlier version was 4.0 with the name Smart YouTube. The latest version continues to support earlier format of Vimeo, YouTube, Liveleak, Metacafe and Facebook. In contrast to YouTube set in code the latest version produces valid xHTML code. In addition, it also supports iPad and iPhone. Most importantly, the full screen support is amazing. You can have your videos in the form of thumbnails support as well. It can produce and support robust widgets and many more. This plugin can be customized, it is small and it is very fast and does not need resources externally.
It supports modern high definition video protocols. You can embed normal and HD YouTube playlist. There is a provision to extract movie thumbnails in your category/archive posts. You can produce sidebar widget and enlist your videos. This plugin shows video in Colorbox. If multiple videos are present, it auto plays only the first video on the page. The migrated blogs from WordPress.com are supported. Migration from other YouTube plugins like wp-youtube is also supported.
For installation, you need to upload the plugin folder into your /wp-content/plugins/folder. Next to activate the plugin you need to use the Plugins page. To modify the options, use the Options page. Copy the video URL to your post and change http://to httpv:// for displaying YouTube video in your post.