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Can I Change My AdSense Account by This Way?

I'm facing an annoying problem with Google AdSense Account. I'm moving to another country, and I want to change my current billing address to that new country. I know the answer provided by Google, ...
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Can you embed a YouTube video showing only the video (with no title, etc)?

Can you embed a YouTube video showing only the video? Ie. without the initial load showing the information shown below, like the title: This statement from YouTube suggests you can't, saying "...
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SEO: Will google see video on page that opens in a popup and count it for SEO?

I have the following peace of HTML code on my website that opens Youtube video in a popup overlayed over the site when clicked. <div data-toggle="modal" data-target="#myYoutubeModal&...
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Can Google Analytics track video with tracking parameters?

If I link my Google Analytics ID to my YouTube channel, would individual videos be able to tracked via parameters? For example, if one clicks on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMPzDiraNnA&...
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Google Search and YouTube search change spelling to spelling with zero results [duplicate]

NOTE: How to remove "Did You Mean:" from Google Search? does not answer this question. The suggested fixes in this question is to set up FB, IG, and other social media pages. We have had ...
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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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My Ad is not running due to “Limited by budget” issue

My Ad is not running due to "Limited by budget" issue. I'm running a YouTube's video campaign to promote my video. When I was started it was working absolutely fine with minimum budget by ₹...
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Is it ok to provide external links (not embed) to YouTube videos behind a paywall?

I am setting up a website for families to discover the world, one country of the week at a time, through print materials that I create and through other content we find online that is kid/family safe. ...
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Can I add controls for playback speed and subtitles in the mobile Youtube iFrame?

Is it possible to add controls into mobile version of YouTube iFrame player? With controls I mean being able to change the speed and quality of the video, or turn on the subtitles.
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What URL am I supposed to use in <video:player_loc> for my sitemap when adding a YouTube video?

I'm somewhat confused. I'm following this example on how to create video sitemap. So say, I need to add the <video:video> tag to my page's sitemap that contains this YouTube video: https://www....
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Can I still monetize a Youtube video if I redirect website traffic to it?

Will Google ban me if redirect my website traffic to my Youtube video? Ban in the sense, will I be able to monetize my Youtube video still?
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YouTube Subscribe button/link without redirect

I want to embed a youtube subscribe button in my webpage. But each time the subscribe button is clicked, it redirects the user to the YouTube app to subscribe. I want the user to stay in my website, ...
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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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How do I use Google re-marketing ads on YouTube to show three ads to a user sequentially with time inbetween?

I am trying to setup a campaign to perform re-marketing on YouTube. I currently have 3 ads and ad groups. Let's call them ad1, ad2 and ad3. My goal is this: If a user has visited the site, and hasn't ...
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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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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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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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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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Are YouTube videos Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 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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“Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available..” only in Google Search Results [duplicate]

Why am I getting this search description in Google search (on any browser): "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently ...
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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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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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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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Google Sites embedding external and off-YouTube video

I have video that I want to embed into a Google Site. I don't want it on YouTube or any of its ilk, however, and Google Video is a royal pain to submit to. Is there any way to embed video in Google ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to ...
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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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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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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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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 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 href="http://foo.com">foo</...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...