Skip to main content

YouTube launches embeddable subscribe button for websites


Starting today, YouTube is rolling out a new embeddable subscribe button that will allow users to subscribe to channels from outside of YouTube. Channel owners can embed the new subscribe button on their websites and else where using the code below. Above is an example of the new subscribe button embedded on

To put the subscribe button on your site, just embed the code below like you’d embed a YouTube video.

<script src=””></script>

<div data-channel=”Your Channel Name Here”>


Check out this documentation if you want to customize the button or dive into the details.

FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. More.

You’re reading 9to5Google — experts who break news about Google and its surrounding ecosystem, day after day. Be sure to check out our homepage for all the latest news, and follow 9to5Google on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay in the loop. Don’t know where to start? Check out our exclusive stories, reviews, how-tos, and subscribe to our YouTube channel



Avatar for Jordan Kahn Jordan Kahn

Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s weekly Logic Pros series and makes music as one half of Toronto-based Makamachine.