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What are my options for Private Video Hosting? [closed]

I have a client that basically wants YouTube between a login screen. I know that YouTube offers private video hosting but this service is restricted to 25 users. Question: I am in the need of ...
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Why are YouTube URLs so ugly?

I'm just wondering why YouTube URL is so ugly (i.e unreadable and not friendly to search engines). Why they don't care about SEO? My friend said that it's because they are the top website now. But how ...
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Youtube - preventing ads of my competitors on my videos

I want to start and upload to youtube every day a new video for my commercial use. The videos are suppose to serve existing clients and potential clients and are given free to everyone . My problem ...
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How to find out if a soundtrack will be allowed by youtube or not?

Members on my site are uploading lots of videos to youtube. They usually add soundtracks to the videos and it's frustrating for them if the video gets rejected or blocked because of the soundtrack. ...
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What is the standard image size(s) for facebook (corporate page), twitter and youTube?

I am going to employ the services of a graphic designer, to create logos/ images for my website for the following sites: Facebook (corporate page) Twitter (twitter account for the business) YouTube ...
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Do videos bring more traffic than backlinks in general?

Yesterday, I had a conversion with a friend who was implementing SEO techniques on his websites a couple of years ago. He also stopped this activity since then. He claims that relevant YouTube ...
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Is there a way to add embedded youtube videos to my website sitemap?

The goal is to make embedded youtube videos appear in video search results as part of my website. I searched very extensively how to do this; I found through google some articles that claim that it's ...
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How to embed my website videos in facebook via status

I have a Joomla website having a lot of videos, I want to embed my videos in facebook by sharing via status update like you do when sharing youtube video. When you paste a link there facebook ...
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Using YouTube as a CDN

Why isn't YouTube used as a CDN for video and audio files? Through YouTube's api and developer tools, it would be possible to post all media files to YouTube from a CMS and then make a call to them ...
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Registering a website with “YouTube” in the name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the line drawn with domain names which include a trademark? Are there legal (or other) issues with registering a site with "YouTube" in the name? An example ...
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best way to cleanly display 15-20 youtube videos in a webpage?

I am currently building a website for a client who has about 20 or so videos that he wants put on a video gallery page and I was wondering if you guys could help me out and give me some advice on how ...
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How to create a backlink in my youtube channel/video pages to promote my website?

I want to use my YouTube channel and video pages to promote my website. I have read a website that talks about backlinks and anchors which use something like: <a ...
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Is it within YouTube's TOS to overlay static content on a video?

Given a YouTube video, is it within YouTube's terms of service to overlay some sort of static content on the video? For instance, if I'm using the embedded video player on my site, and I overlay a ...
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XML Video Sitemap for embedded YouTube videos - anyone done this successfully and if so how?

This is poorly documented by Google and has been hotly debated by SEO's but has anyone actually done it? There is no info. on Google Webmaster Forums although they recommend that a person does ...
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Do sites using YouTube video API get indexed by Google?

Suppose I design a small app that heavily depends on Google YouTube API to dynamically fetch hundreds of YouTube video data. My site will be able to respond to users' requests, and generate several ...
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Is it illegal to distribute a program that downloads YouTube videos? [closed]

I developed a plugin which allows people to download videos from YouTube. It's open-source if that matters. Is my plugin legal to distribute and use?
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Online tool to convert photos into youtube video slideshow

I'm looking for a free online tool that would allow creating photo slideshows and uploading them to youtube. Animoto.com is a good example but only has a 30sec free option.
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Show preview images of my site content in Google Search Results

If you search for a video in Google and youtube search results are shown, you see a preview picture in the search results. I have a video site like youtube and I want my videos also shown with images ...
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Sharing password-protected videos on social media

We are developing a site where users will be able to watch and download videos that they've recorded of themselves in a public event. The videos will be password protected, and will be available only ...
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Using audio from youtube videos without the player visible [duplicate]

I want to embed certain videos from youtube on my site but I only need the audio from them so I want to set the iframe to display:none and use the api to control the play and pause with custom ...
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Best practices for SEO of YouTube video content

What are best practices for search engine optimization of YouTube video content? By that I mean filling in descriptions, titles, tags and so on. I can't find good information about this on the ...
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How can I make links on my own page that work like deep links interacting with an embedded youtube/vimeo on that same page?

Does anyone know about a technique to make links on a website function as deep links to an embedded vimeo/youtube video on that same page? That way one could include video's in a blog post or ...
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Video for an ad-driven website

I have a website, which i will fill with a bunch of useful videos. I've implemented an ads rotation engine for articles and will do so for videos. The next milestone is to decide how video will be ...
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Video Hosting for Customer Uploads

I am building a page for a client of mine for a video contest. He wants the users to upload the video directly to the site then the videos be viewable. While I can code this by hand for compatibility ...
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Where does content distribution network come into picture for youtube

I have vaguely heard of CDNs (Content Distribution Network) and I suppose they come into picture in context of multimedia(audio/video) online sites like youtube. My question is what really are these ...
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How to download the audio from my own YouTube videos that are on YouTube? [closed]

I have some YouTube videos on YouTube. Is there a way to just get the audio from them? I am able to get the mp4 format video download. If I can't get the audio directly, how could I get the ...
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Does YouTube videos embedded on my website consume my bandwidth?

I will like to know if embedding YouTube videos on my website consumes my bandwidth when the videos are being viewed.
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Will changing site YouTube page affect SEO?

I have a site http://mytabletguru.com. Its current YouTube page is https://www.youtube.com/user/nishucse. Now I am planning to move it to https://www.youtube.com/user/MyTabletguru. As the second one ...
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Can I hide an embedded YouTube video or is that against the terms of use?

I've been working on a music web application that so far always has a prominently displayed YouTube video that is the source of the music. Is there anything in the terms of service for YouTube that ...
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How do sites like DeviantArt and Youtube protect against copyright infringement?

I'm thinking of creating a site where users are allowed to upload content that can then be purchased by other users. My question is how do I protect against someone uploading something that isn't ...
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Contact YouTube

Is there any direct way do contact a „real” person, an YouTube employer? Someone created an account for the company I work for (previous employer). She entered some password and e-mail. The provided ...
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Is it ok in my YouTube video to ask people to “like/subscribe” my YouTube videos/channel?

My channel and videos have google adsense. Would it violate the Google Adsense terms of service?
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Dashboard to aggregate Google Analytics, Facebook, YouTube etc tracking data?

I'd like to see as much tracking data as possible about my online presence, in one single dashboard - so views/conversions from Google Analytics data, the performance of my Facebook campaigns via the ...
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When is progressive video preferable to streaming?

Streaming only transfers the portion of the video you are about to view so there is drastically less bandwidth used, however, YouTube has opted to use progressive video instead. Why does YouTube use ...
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YouTube fullscreen not displaying

For some reason YouTube videos in my website do not get the fullscreen button, even if I added the parameter allowFullScreen set to true both in the object and embed tag. Here's an example page: ...
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Hosting Video's on Youtube or a service like youtube with HTML5 / FLASH switching

We have 1000's of small product videos currently being played through a Flash player. We want to make this product videos work on apple devices. It's my understanding that Youtube auto switches ...
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When embedding a YouTube video with a playlist how can the next video not autoplay?

Is there a way to stop autoplay of the next playlist video upon completion of the currently embedded video? I just want to play the one that's embedded but nothing else.
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Intuitive solution for a very small private video site?

I have a wordpress site for which I want to provide videos for money. I thought about using youtube: user creates an account > user pays > gets access to a private page on wordpress (with a plugin) ...
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fullscreen video background script

I'm looking for a script or a tutorial that allows me to stream for example a youtube video in fullscreen, but not flash because I want it to work on mobile devices too.
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How can I track (funnel) if someone from a particular banner campaign watched our demo video?

I'm setting up a banner on a website with the caption View our Demo Video. The Banner has the UTM campaign tracking code setup and working. On our website I've got an embedded iFrame YouTube video ...
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No GUI on embedded video

I'm trying to find video hosting provider to embed a video (html5 preferred, with flash fallback would be boss), with enough settings to suit my needs : autoplay / loop / no gui. Just the raw video, ...
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Prompting Facebook to embed Youtube videos from a site

On a website for a newspaper, some of our articles are video reports (embedded from Youtube) with small descriptions below. When these get shared on Facebook, perhaps when someone copies the URL into ...
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Are there any WordPress plugins for embedding YouTube videos?

A quick search on WP came up with some outdated plugins and some with no screenshots. I specifically need to embed playlists; interested in screenshots if you can share. Thanks!
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YouTube Copyright [closed]

I am interested in making a trailer channel, but I need to know if I can just take recently released movie trailers and upload the videos to my channel. It might sound like a dumb question, but I am ...
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Minimize embedded youtube video to just listed to sound

Is it possible to embed a youtube video and hide video display and just show the player controls? That would be sufficient for playing songs. (I know, it would be a waste of bandwidth ;-) ...)
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How to find the traffic sources for a YouTube video?

My web site is mentioned very favorably in a third party video that was posted to YouTube. We have the video embedded on the website as "social proof" that you should use our site. In the last week ...
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SEOing several videos effectively [closed]

I'm new at the field of search-engine optimizing - I'm making video content on Youtube for a very long time, but I'm just an amateur guy. I have a lot of videos, including several video series. Are ...
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Facebook Games on My Web Page

Is there a way to set any facebook game or application to my web page. Think like youtube videos. There is a link a simply we can set it to our blog or web page.
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Revenue through YouTube

Is there anyway I can generate revenue using YouTube embed tag on my site? Maybe some kind of AdSense integration to ads showing up in the videos?
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YouTube AdSense stopped paying - what to do?

A few months go I placed AdSense ads for YouTube on the video that appears on this Android app landing page. For a while things went ok, but then suddenly any of the clicks and views stopped ...