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How can I help my videos appear higher in YouTube search results? [closed]

In other words, how can I 'search engine optimize' my YouTube videos? What does YouTube take into consideration when ranking search results? What matters most?
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Force YouTube to play video in 360p

I have a high speed internet connection at home, so YouTube buffers every video in 720p by default. The problem is, once the consumption reaches 5 GB, internet speed is cut down to 512 kbps. So I want ...
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Stop a YouTube video from buffering

If I land on a page embedded with more than one YouTube video, I may not watch them in order or all the way through but they will continue buffering even if I no longer want to watch them. Say I ...
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Is it possible to claim an existing Youtube channel?

Someone has reserved a Youtube channel I would like to use myself, let's call it youtube.com/mybusiness. The youtube.com/mybusiness channel doesn't seem to be used any longer and was never a highly ...
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Forgot YouTube account and Password

So here is my situation: I created a YouTube-channel 2 years ago and uploaded 2 videos. Now I want to remove the channel (just remove, I don't care how). But I forgot the email-address I used and I ...
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Queue up a list of YouTube videos in succession

Sometimes I like to watch YouTube while doing something else, like washing up or doing exercise. Is there an easy way to queue up a string of YouTube videos and have them play one after the other?
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Are my YouTube “Likes” public to my contacts on Google+?

On the new YouTube interface, when I go to the Social tab, I can see the items that my contacts on Google+ have +1ed and shared. Also, if I go to my profile and click on Likes I can see a list of the ...
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Can I link to a YouTube video and turn off annotations?

Tacking #t=XmYYs to the end of a YouTube link will direct it to start from X:YY into the video, but can I do something similar to have the annotations off when using the link? More generally, what ...
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Are there are any volume keyboard shortcuts for the YouTube TV application (www.youtube.com/tv)?

I am using the YouTube TV app on a Chrome browser in a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I have found the keyboard shortcuts for trickplay J: Rewind K: Play/Pause L: Fastforward but I cannot find the keyboard ...
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Play all videos from a channel's uploads, sorted by most popular

Is there a way to play all videos from a channel's uploads sorted by popularity? I'd be okay if they were added to a playlist as well.
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How do I download a YouTube video?

How do I download a YouTube video? I have used various solutions in the past that do not seem to work any longer (KeepVid and various Greasemonkey scripts). Is this just no longer possible?
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How do you remove managers and separate out YouTube accounts?

I have multiple YouTube accounts that are all linked together, which is super frustrating. Do you know how to separate them? I also created a YouTube channel through my first personal YouTube ...
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Youtube comment: Unticking “Also share on Google+”

There is a "Also share on Google+" option when you publish a comment under Youtube video and proposals to make sure to untick the "Also share on Google+" option, which is currently on by default if ...
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How to switch back to old YouTube layout?

The new YouTube (July 2011) is irritating. Is there a way (or option) I can get the old layout? I tried enabling HTML5 but they changed that layout to look similar to their Flash layout. I hate it. Do ...
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Yellow vertical line in YouTube video timeline

What does the yellow vertical line signify in the YouTube video timeline? Is it an ad start point, or is it its you-can-play-now point as many believe? It's not clickable nor does hovering over it ...
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How are YouTube videos selected for inclusion in Google Maps?

Apart from geolocating videos via your YouTube account, is there any other process involved in getting them shown on the 'More... videos' overlay in Google Maps? Edit: As well as geolocating a test ...
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Full list of youtube search parameters? Goal: Search within a certain channel

I could not find a complete reference for all youtube search parameters. I stumbled upon intitle and allintitle as well as the operators +word and -word. And the "exact search" which is by the way ...
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How to change Youtube channel URL back to username?

How do I change the channel link back to http://youtube.com/user/myusername from http://youtube.com/channel/stringOfCharacters I don't see anything in the settings that will allow me to do this.
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How do I show popular videos on my YouTube homepage rather than my friend's activities?

Right now my YouTube homepage shows the activity from my friends on Google+ (and I don't have many friends there, so the last activity on my homepage was six months ago). I have the official YouTube ...
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Youtube higher quality= no buffering

While watching videos if the video starts buffering at 360p , I switch to 240p and it still buffers.But if I switch to 480p it doesn't. How come? I'm connected directly to a router so signal ...
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YouTube keyboard shortcuts?

I just found out if you type j when watching a YouTube video, it lapses back about 10-20 seconds, depending on the video, I think. I Googled for "YouTube keyboard shortcuts" but couldn't find a page ...
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?rel=0 auto changes to %3Frel%3D0 when adding to end of YouTube link to stop related videos… Why?

Sometimes on Facebook when I add the ?rel=0 to the end of a YouTube link to disable the related videos from showing at end of video, it automatically change that ?rel=0 to %3Frel%3D0 once I click Done ...
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How do I watch a YouTube playlist at the same quality for every video automatically?

I want to watch an entire YouTube playlist at fullscreen. The playlist consists of 9 videos and every video's quality can be chosen from 240p all the way to 1080p. I want to view the playlist at 720p, ...
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Is there a way to make a more customized search on YouTube?

Suppose I want to search for videos with duration of 10 minutes to 30 minutes, which was uploaded in 2013 and for which has more than 5,000 views, sorted by rating. How do I do this search?
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How do I add new Youtube videos to a new playlist?

Now at the side of a YT video after a search or on someone's account page is the "watch later" button but before you could choose videos and add them to a new playlist instantly; how do I do that ...
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How to increase the volume on certain YouTube videos

Most videos on YouTube are loud enough and I can hear them perfectly well, but some have got the volume down too low even with the YouTube volume slider on max and the PC volume set to maximum too. In ...
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What does the “YELLOW - L” label mean on a YouTube video?

I was looking on the Let's Play YouTube channel and saw a video with a YELLOW - L tag under it and was wondering what it meant.
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How do I download subtitles from a YouTube video?

Is there a way to download sub files from the videos? Are they .srt files? I want to save all the subs available for this video (there are subs available in 3 languages). I know how to save the video ...
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Changing the title of a YouTube video that's been uploaded

How do you change the title of a YouTube video after it's been uploaded?
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How can I register a username for YouTube?

My friend has a Google Account, iwantthis. She has the iwantthis@gmail.com e-mail address, but at registration, she wasn't able to register the iwantthis YouTube name, insted she has ...
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YouTube deeplinking in video's description

So, I've tried to figure this out, but unable to get it to work, nor am I sure it's even possible. (Related YouTube support page for "Deeps Links".) I'm trying to link to a predefined time in the ...
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How to make YouTube default to 2x speed when playing videos?

I know how to make it play at 2x, but how can I make the browser do it by default?
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Downloading auto-generated YouTube transcriptions

Is there a way to download the automatically generated YouTube transcriptions without downloading the video? I would like to check out the TED talks, but I have limited bandwidth and would like to ...
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How do I organize my YouTube videos to separate my Business and Personal stuff? [closed]

I'm uploading some software screencasts to YouTube. I've also got some other business related videos. But I also have a lot of personal stuff (family, hobbies, etc.). I've read on this StackExchange ...
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How can I upload a presentation that I made in Microsoft Word Notebook Layout (that includes images, video and text) to YouTube?

I'm trying to upload a Microsoft Word Notebook Layout document (that includes images, video and text) to YouTube.
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Google removed the Stop Download command from the context-menu of YouTube videos

Google recently removed the Stop download command from the context-menu of videos on YouTube. Reports indicate that videos stop buffering in the background when you pause while others indicate that ...
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Linking YouTube Channel with Google+ Profile

I have a YouTube channel and a Google+ Profile and I want to link them together to have managers on YouTube. I do not get a button saying would you like to link this to Google+ nor do I get one that ...
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YouTube interface broken on Chrome

On Chrome, YouTube side bar covers part of the player area. This is, however, not the case on Firefox. Has anyone experienced this before?
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How to set a minimum view count for a video search on YouTube? Is there any parameter for minimum view count in the search URL?

I want to search YouTube for some keyword/s and sort them based on rating. But some recently added videos with 100% rating (with just one or two likes and no dislikes) hog the top of the list thereby ...
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Embedded YouTube video autoplays next video from channel. Any way to stop this?

I want to embed this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fF4N3LKuqs on my site. It works but as it finishes it autoplays another video. This is weird as its not part of a playlist - it just ...
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Can you add videos automatically to watch later based on a subscription?

Is there a way to automatically add videos to your watch later list if you are subscribed to a channel? I want to utilize my watch later list to play through my subscriptions so that I can leave the ...
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How to autoshare uploaded YouTube videos to Facebook fan page?

The only way I have found is the Cueler App which has a respective setting (see screenshot below). However, new uploaded videos are still not shared on the fan page and I cannot reproduce why. Are ...
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How to autoshare scheduled YouTube uploads on Facebook

On my YouTube account, I use scheduling of uploads a lot. The problem is when I do this IFTTT won't "see" my uploads. The only thing that it looks for is when you upload something publicly, and not ...
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How can I watch a YouTube video in slow motion?

I have been watching a fast-moving video that I'd really love to dissect in slow motion (half or quarter speed; frame-by-frame isn't necessary in this case). Is there a quick and easy way to ...
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Can I see the list of ads previously shown on YouTube?

I want see an ad that YouTube showed me days ago. Can I do that? How?
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Finding out email used to create YouTube account

I am the Communications Manager of an NGO and I would like to delete this YouTube Channel that was created by a former employee: https://www.youtube.com/user/wilpfgeneva I do not know which email ...
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YouTube, IP addresses and benefits [closed]

Does YouTube consider your IP address when you upload a video? Are there more benefits for those uploading from within the US?
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How an I see what percentage of viewers watch to the end of my YouTube video?

I'm trying to figure out if my video demo is too long. So I'd like to see how many people watch 100% of it. I can see the analtics and it shows estimated time watched. My calculations show that # ...
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How to login to Youtube and Gmail separately?

I have an account called address1@gmail.com and I used this account to make a Youtube account years ago (before Google bought Youtube). It got banned for some stupid reason so I made another Youtube ...
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Youtube and adsense how to start earn money

I have this screen that seems says for me that I can monetising my videos. So I even can do in by pressing $ next to my video. But as you can see on the screen shot the green dot washed out, why? ...