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How can I make YouTube loop a video over and over?

I'm looking for a way to have YouTube videos loop over and over without having to build playlists and or needing the use of extensions or other plugins. How can I loop YouTube videos naturally?
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YouTube blocking videos

I have seen lots of people uploaidng complete shows, movies which they don't own. However, when i do so, YouTube blocks it. It does give me an option that i can dispute the objections but then it ...
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Restore video count on user page

On the user page you used to see a total count of their videos, example page youtube.com/svnpenn Example string 274 videos Today I noticed that Google has forced a new layout. This new layout for ...
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Does deleting a playlist on YouTube also delete the videos?

I want to delete a playlist from my account, but I still want the videos attached to my account. Does deleting a playlist on YouTube also delete the videos?
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Prevent YouTube from knowing what videos I watch

I'd like to find a way to prevent YouTube from knowing what videos I like so it won't tell me what videos I may like (recommendations, suggestions etc.). Is it possible to do anything in my browser ...
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2k views

Download links given by YouTube API return 403

I am trying to download all available files that are different qualities of a single video using the YouTube API, but every URL I follow to download the video results in a 403. Script: #!/bin/bash ...
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How do I navigate to the popular videos on Youtube when I'm logged in

When I'm logged out of Youtube, I can easily navigate to the popular videos because there is a link on the homepage. However, when I'm logged in, this link disappears. All I can see is my ...
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Un-stick sticky search bar (like on Youtube or Facebook)

Many websites now have a search bar anchored on top of the window, that stays there on scrolling down, like, for example on YouTube or Facebook. Is there a way to stop this behaviour, meaning the ...
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360 views

Not receiving YouTube notifications

I used to receive notifications when someone thumbs up my comment or replies to it on G+ but not any more. I only receive replies now even though when I go to old videos I see that my comments has ...
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YouTube sets awesome videos? [closed]

I was doing a web trace to see how much my blog would take in loading time, using Chrome Inspector network tools. I then found a video I had posted and decided to click on it. The weird thing is that ...
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2k views

Customizable alarm clock/set off a YouTube video on a timer

I want to wake up to the sound of a particular YouTube video. Is there a way I can set an alarm-clock/youtube-video-timer on my computer, so that the video will start playing at a predefined time?
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Suppress notification about one new video

Whenever I publish a new public video in my channel, then all the subscribers get a notification. So far that's good, however, there is one video which I would prefer to "silently" put online. So, ...
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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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4k views

Export YouTube subscribers as text list

Is there any way to export all YouTube subscribers as a text list? Is there any API, or something?
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14k views

Can you recover deleted YouTube videos?

Is there any way to see deleted YouTube videos? Some kind of archival or some such? There were some controversial videos that the creator felt necessary to remove or made private but it would be nice ...
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1k views

YouTube abysmally slow; high connection speed and other HD streaming fast—what gives?

YouTube used to work just fine for me. I could stream videos in 1080p HD with no problems or buffering. Now, for the past few weeks/months I haven't had even close to that experience. Only 480p and ...
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604 views

Get an RSS feed for a YouTube playlist

Since a few weeks ago, it looks like YouTube has disabled RSS feeds for playlists. Is there another way to get an RSS feed for a YouTube playlist?
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41 views

Youtube view results by view count using a shortcut string

I understood that youtube search bar adds filters by typing text into it like "People, long, week, hd" gives me videos related to people that are uploaded this week and that are HD. What should i type ...
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27k views

How to view all the videos I have ever liked on YouTube when the number is very big?

When I go to the "Likes" section of the YouTube video manager under my account I can only see 2 pages of the likes list and the last video in the list is for sure far not the first video I've ever ...
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203 views

Stuck on youtube.com/features

Pretty much no matter what I do, I'm stuck on https://youtube.com/features A direct link to a video will take me to that video, but almost nothing else works for me. I can't view my playlists. I ...
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Video does not want to upload on YouTube

I´m trying to upload a video to YouTube, but it is not working. I´ve uploaded videos in the past, but have not been able to upload this video yet. What happens, is, I select the video, but it never ...
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226 views

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? ...
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Are there any fixes for YouTube recommended videos section (multiple things)

I like the recommended section, unlike some people. However, I don't like certain things about it, and was wondering if there was any way to fix them? The first is the amount of videos it shows. ...
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Can I change the aspect ratio of a YouTube video I'm viewing?

Is there any way I, as a viewer, can change the aspect ratio of a video where the uploader got it wrong? It's driving me mad! Can't believe YouTube doesn't have anything for me to fix this... Does it? ...
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Are YouTube codes guaranteed to always be 11 characters?

I'm writing code to validate YouTube URLs. Is it guaranteed that the video ID, such as oHg5SJYRHA0, is always exactly 11 characters long, or can it sometimes be shorter or longer? Is there any ...
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1k views

How can I upload videos > 15min to YouTube?

I see that some YouTube users have quite lengthy videos. But if I ever try to upload a video of length more than 15 min, YouTube stops me. How can I get more privileges in YouTube?
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Does watching a video ad in a playlist get the creator any money?

If I watch a YouTube video in a playlist, it doesn't count as a view. I want to know if watching ads on playlist videos gets the creator any money. Does watching the full ad get them more money than ...
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238 views

How can I tell if my YouTube message was received by the right person?

I sent someone a private message over YouTube, and then checked my Sent messages box to see if it went through. As you can see, the only username on the page is mine. I cannot double check who the ...
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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 do I prevent YouTube from showing “static” (noisy) background when video is not available?

I visit YouTube with scripts or video tag turned off, so YouTube cannot play video. I just want to read comments, description and so on, but YouTube shows noisy animated background that slows down (...
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208 views

How can I prevent YouTube comments from showing as my video description in Google Search results?

I was Googling my own site and saw this in the search results: I was rather annoyed to see that somebody's comment was being used for the video description, instead of the actual description ("...
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Can others see if a YouTube video's monetisation is redirected off the uploader to the copyright claimer?

I think if someone besides the video uploader claims copyright for the video, then YouTube redirects ad monetisation to the copyright claimant. Is there a way for other viewers to know if this ...
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7answers
34k views

Is there a YouTube keyboard shortcut for the previous and next video in a playlist?

I have a YouTube playlist and would like to know whether there are keyboard shortcuts to move to a previous video or advance to a next video. This will be helpful instead of moving to click the bottom ...
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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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YouTube reply button missing in comments

I am rarely seeing a "Reply" option in the comments under YouTube videos. It is there for a few upvoted comments, but for 99% the reply button is missing! For example, see the comment section of this ...
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Why do some youtube videos repeat by themselves?

Examples: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJ1dYrjuYf4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu3j3Qh7sTE This happens in all my browsers (some which doesn't have any extensions installed). Why does this ...
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How to download the video descriptions of all my YouTube videos?

Is there a way to download all video descriptions from my videos? Or at least to list them? I need to make a copy of all the descriptions of more than 100 videos. Copy and pasting each one by hand ...
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Titles of a playlist in YouTube

How to get the titles of all videos in a playlist (either through a program or any other means) in order to sort it offline? I need this to put a vote among friends to sort it.
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Is it possible to change my username on YouTube?

Is it possible to change my username on YouTube? If not, is there a way to move my videos from one account to another new one? (An automated way, rather than downloading them then uploading them to ...
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Change YouTube username from uppercase to lowercase

My username contains a few capital letters and I was wondering if there was a way of changing all the uppercase characters into lowercase? I know you can link it to Google+ and show my real name but ...
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5k views

How do you search videos that were uploaded on an Youtube channel in a certain time period?

I am currently facing the following problem: I found a Youtube channel with news clips and I need to search a particular video which was uploaded in september 2011. I tried searching the video by tags ...
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Any difference in audio quality for various YouTube video resolutions?

Some music videos on YouTube are available in more than one resolution. Do they all have the same audio quality? Or do the videos with larger resolution have better audio?
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Is there any way to disable DASH playback in the HTML5 player?

I like watching YouTube videos using the HTML5 player rather than the Flash player because I can get 60 FPS video. However since I have poor internet, I would like to be able to pause the video and ...
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Have an embedded YouTube video loop + end at specified time, every time it plays

So, to know exactly what I'm trying to do, I suppose it's best to look at my code below: <iframe class="youtube-player" type="text/html" width="280" height="35" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/...
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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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1k views

What happened to YouTube comment replies?

Ever since Google forced users on YouTube to use Google+, I have been unable to find replies to comments anywhere. They aren't as notifications, and they aren't in my inbox, because that doesn't exist ...
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2k views

Stop autoplay on YouTube but enable buffering

There's already a question asking about how to stop YouTube videos from automatically playing. However, the solution there doesn't satisfy me as it prevents the video from buffering in the background. ...
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Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video?

By pressing j or l on your keyboard, you can forward/rewind a YouTube video by 10 sec. But sometimes I need the ability to forward or rewind it by 3 sec, 5 sec, etc. Is there a way to control this? ...
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Youtube - why are some videos html5 and some flash - and how do I force html5?

When I watch this youtube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqnB2Ew0SFM&feature=BFa&list=WL2AA75EB885F2A4B4 it's in flash. But when I click on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD3ywXEydyk ...
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Is there a way to disable YouTube HTML5 video player in Chrome?

A few weeks ago, YouTube started showing half of their videos in HTML5 player for me. Is there a way to force it back to using Flash player only (in Chrome)? (I'm opted out of HTML5 trial at http://...