Questions tagged [youtube]

A website that allows users to upload, share, and embed videos.

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How to improve embedded Youtube video quality on Google Chrome using the Youtube Iframe API

I am using the Youtube Iframe API to display a video background on my website. The quality in the API is set to default on the 1080P res video. (I have tested high res and hd1080 settings as well ...
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Youtube Video: google apps [closed]

I hope I'm not in the wrong place. I get this message for some - but not all - YouTube videos: "This video is restricted. Try signing in with a Google Apps account" I went to Google, clicked on the ...
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Why Google Adsense is showing ZERO Estimated Earning?

Previously, my Adsense account was linked to my blogging site (which earned 0.11€). Currently, I have linked the Adsense account to my Youtube channel as well. Though there are more than 3000 views ...
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How to autoplay a youtube clip in a banner?

Programs:Opencart 2.3.0.2, journal 2. Hello, I have a youtube clip on a banner that I have placed on my websides Home-menu. I want this clip to start playing as soon as someone opens the webpage. I ...
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Emails from youtube-api-compliance-team@google.com - are they genuine?

I have a site which uses the YouTube Data API. About a year ago, I had a similar email to the one below - the email address appeared to be genuine, so I filled the form in at https://services.google....
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Is YouTube video fetching by API (WordPress plugin) indexed by Google?

I have a WordPress website. I displayed all videos thumbnail (25 videos) from a YouTube channel by `API (WP plugin). The video is in a popup and start playing when I click on this thumbnail. That ...
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Website URL in YouTube 'about' page redirects to Spammy website

My wordpress website's URL that I added to my YouTube channel's 'About' page often redirects to some random spammy website. Would this be happening only for me or do my channel visitors also face ...
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Is it allowed to embed YouTube videos behind a paywall?

Is it against any legal law or YouTube TOS themselves to embed videos (which are available for embedding obviously) for streaming on your website and put them behind a paywall, e.g. give access only ...
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Will subtitling my Youtube videos make them easier to find in search engines? [closed]

Youtube has a function for subtitling uploaded videos. If I do that, will they be easier to find in search engines? Does search engines index the subtitles on Youtube?
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Why does Youtube API store a cookie on Iframes? Need to add something to my privacy policy

I'm using Youtube embedded iframes on my website and am currently going through making the site GDPR compliant. From what I understand, Youtube iframes automatically store cookies when a user goes to ...
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Could my website be penalized for listing videos in a popup via the YouTube API?

I have an 11 years old lyrics website and it has the biggest archive for my region. Before September 4, 2013 it had nearly 16.000 unique visitors per day and was in the first 3 SERP results for main ...
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What happens to AdSense revenue after the YouTube threshold change?

I worked hard on my YouTube channel to be granted monetisation. I earned a bit but not a huge amount. YouTube have since changed the requirements for monetisation and I no longer meet the criteria. It'...
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Schema and Rich Snippets for embedded YouTube videos in an onclick iframe player?

My site has YouTube thumbnails that when clicked, load a 90% full screen overlay on the page with the youtube video in an iframe. JavaScript creates the iframe and the video is played. So the videos ...
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How to enable autoplay of a YouTube video in Blogger?

I am currently running a blog and trying to put an autoplay YouTube video on a post. I am using the code: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gxIv_ngpZYo?&...
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Html5 tag video VS Youtube video

Is it better to embed a Youtube video in an Iframe or to load the video on an HTML5 tag ? Which's better from an SEO point of view ? Is there any difference on the loading time, optimization and the ...
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Legal risks when using royalty-free content?

Are there any actual legal risks at all when using royalty-free content in your monetized videos, from a well known site intended for that exact purpose? Can an author/owner of the content you ...
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Can I remove YouTube recommendations on full screen display of embedded video?

When loading a YouTube video full screen via the following arguments: https://www.youtube.com/embed/VIDEO_ID?autoplay=1&showinfo=0&autohide=1&version=3&vq=hd1080 It unfortunately ...
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Find which Youtube video is a referral in Google Analytics

I have many new visitors today coming thanks to a Youtube video. When I choose Acquisition > All traffic > Referrals, I see Youtube, and when clicking on it, here is what I see: Referral path ...
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Is it OK to place an other user's video on my page?

My idea is to take my article and add a video best describing my topic in the bottom of the page. My thought is this will enhance my visitors experience, make stays on the page longer an therefore ...
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Are YouTube videos WCAG 2.0 compliant?

When embedding a YouTube video on a organisation's website, what is necessary to make this accessible and WCAG 2.0 AAA compliant? It's my understanding that closed captions (toggleable subtitles) are ...
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How can i see traffic souces in YouTube [closed]

How can i see the traffic sources from YouTube Analytics ex:Fb, Twitter Is there any other tools to find the sources
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How to remove the related videos at end of YouTube embedded video?

I am trying to get the embedded videos to stop showing at the end of the embedded YouTube videos on my website. I have tried the ?rel=0 and it does not work. Any other ideas?
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Should you use the same Google Analytics property for your website and YouTube channel?

I've setup a YouTube channel to host some of my site's videos on and to share on social media. I'd like to add Google Analytics to it now but I'm not sure if I should use my website's property or ...
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Would Youtube crack down on upvoting your own comments from several accounts to promote your website? [closed]

What would happen if I used several accounts to upvote my own youtube comments to promote my website? Would youtube do something? What would youtube do? The comments themselves are acceptable, I'm ...
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Do search engines dislike subscriber exchanges on websites?

I was thinking about adding a sub4sub subscriber exchange section to my forum area about Youtube. Before I do, I wanted to know if the Google search engine would dislike this as they own Youtube. ...
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YouTube Videos: Google returns non-existant meta description and different keywords

I was doing some research for a client and came upon some strange results. I did a search in google videos and it returned 2 very strange results. Why are they strange? The video results in question ...
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Redirecting a single link from my site to a new one [closed]

I have a WordPress blog say exampleblog.com and I have a YouTube channel too. Basically, I want to put a custom link to subscribe to my channel like so exampleblog.com/subscribe to put in my YouTube ...
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Personalized content for users who came from Google SERPs: cloaking?

Imagine that there is a video site like youtube, it uses personalized content for users based on their Geo, referring site data, cookies and similar. On certain pages different users might see ...
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Do embedded YouTube videos on my website consume my bandwidth or not?

I would like to know if embedding YouTube videos on my website consumes my bandwidth when the videos are being viewed.
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What can be the consequences of using google webmaster tools for my youtube video downloader website?

Will it be blocked/spam-listed if google detects that it provides youtube-video downloading ?
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Embedding Other People's Content

I am a little confused about embedding other peoples' content. I understand the idea that people may not appreciate another person using their content without permission for monetary gain. Here is ...
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embeded video gallery and bounce rate

Just a quick one - I am considering adding a type of video gallery page to my website with embedded videos from youtube, my own vids from my own youtube channel, which leads me to my question... When ...
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youtube view count on embedded videos on wordpress?

Hoping someone can help us sort out this issue. It's clear that we had about 1000 visits to a post today that contains an embedded youtube video. Visitors spent an average of 3:35 minutes on the page, ...
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Add Google Account to YouTube Analytics Access

I work for an agency and I need to add the agency analytics google account to a client's YouTube channel so the agency account can see the YouTube channel and specifically access its analytics. How do ...
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Youtube tags that describe the videos description in a short video with a long description?

I have a short video on Youtube, with a long description thats like a story about the video. I want to put in a couple of dozen tags that describe/categorise the text in the description. This is not ...
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Is it illegal to monetize a Youtube video that contains parts of other YouTube Videos?

If, for example I was making a compilation of the most awesome videos about Yoga on YouTube where I take a small part of each video to make one video, can I monetize that?
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Does Google/YouTube allow downloads on embeded YouTube videos?

I have a music website where I embed music videos from YouTube. I plan to allow my website users to download these embeded videos using third party plugin for free. Does Google permit this or if I do ...
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Youtube video as page background

I'm creating a page for the customer, and I wanted to use youtube video as a page background. I don't know if it's legit (or prohibited) to use youtube like CDN server (cuz it uses their bandwidth ...
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Remove ads from embedded videos (uploaded by me)

I have created a youtube channel and uploaded several original videos to that channel, for the purpose of embedding them into my website. Problem is ads are being displayed like so: My embed code is:...
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How could Google identify if a video is duplicate? SEO duplicate content theme

A few days ago Google's John Mueller said this: We do try to understand when something is a duplicate and treat it appropriately. So we do that with textual content, webpages for example, we try ...
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Embed YouTube playlist/video using high-res image placeholder

I am attempting to embed a YouTube video playlist using the following technique provided by YouTube itself: <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLCAVPALzt27-...
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How to make Youtube Video responsive? [closed]

I am creating a video site and want to make video responsive. I had created a class .video { float: left; width: 90% !important; margin-top: 1%; margin-bottom: 1%; margin-right: 5%...
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Youtube copyright violation acknowledge notification

In my youtube account i have uploaded many videos. After a few days of uploading a third party video i could see a link near the video saying acknowledge this video as it is copyrighted. I click and ...
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Stop Google from crawling my site (already blocked with robots.txt)

Annoyed of YouTube's music deletion in Germany, I started my own "YouTube clone" just for private use. It automatically downloads my subscriptions and some videos with special keywords or from special ...
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Link to Youtube video via middleman website - SEO perspective

It would be great to hear some opinions on my issue. I have WordPress website and YouTube channel. I would like to put links to my YouTube videos on some other websites. I am wondering if it is good (...
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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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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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Can I ask viewers to “like/subscribe” my YouTube videos/channel with Google Adsense enabled?

My YouTube channel and videos have Google Adsense enabled. Can I ask viewers to "like/subscribe" on both ? Would it violate the Google Adsense Terms of Service?
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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 audio-...
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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.