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YouTube gives the option to share a video with a specific start time, something like this:


The above video starts at 53 seconds elapsed.

Is there any way to provide an end time as well, like forming a small clip?

Example: start at 53s and end at 59s.

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All supported parameters can be found here: YouTube Embedded Players and Player Parameters –  and31415 Jun 8 '14 at 11:58

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You can use ?start=<seconds> and ?end=<seconds> to define start and end points, such as:

This only works with the above style of link (as opposed to the watch page).

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Thanks, it worked, though it needed some tweaking. Can you edit your post to make it more elaborate, giving some step wise instructions. it took me sometime to figure out that time here has to be only in seconds. –  Firee Jun 8 '14 at 10:33
can you make it start automatically when clicked on the link ? –  Devid Jun 8 '14 at 10:44
@Firee Not quite sure what you mean; my answer mentions that the url parameters should be provided as seconds. Feel free to edit my answer to clarify. –  grgarside Jun 8 '14 at 10:59
@Devid Add &autoplay=1 to the url. –  grgarside Jun 8 '14 at 10:59
Here's the documentation with all the parameters you can add to the url, although start, end, and autoplay are the most relevant: developers.google.com/youtube/player_parameters#Parameters –  David Hobs Oct 9 '14 at 5:27

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