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Is there a way I can see a list of all my YouTube comments over time?

Youtube has added the ability to see all your comment history from the Comments on videos history tab (this link will take you there) from the Desktop. Go to Youtube https://youtube.com. Click on ...
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Format for ID of YouTube video

Summary YouTube videoId and channelId identifiers are single integer values represented in a slightly mod­ified version of Base64 encoding. One difference versus the IETF RFC4648 recommendations is ...
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Are there YouTube keyboard shortcuts for moving forward and backward through a video's chapters?

There now are: Ctrl+→ and ← on Windows, ⌥ opt+→ and ← on Mac. You can see a list of all shortcuts on YouTube by clicking on your user avatar in the top right corner and then selecting "Keyboard ...
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How to create a YouTube playlist from a list of links?

Go to bookmarks manager and select all the YouTube links and copy and paste them in a text file, say you.list, and RUN following on your terminal (assuming you use a linux system): grep -o 'v=.*' you....
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How to get URL to the YouTube's advert video?

While on the ad video, right click on the content and choose Copy debug info. Then paste the content in any textarea or editor (such as Notepad) and search for the line consisting addocid, ...
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Frame by frame control of a YouTube video?

Pause the video. Press . to go one frame forward. , to go one frame back. I use these whenever I use others’ animated videos as references.
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How to copy YouTube playlist from one account to another

The top answer no longer works, but this reddit answer functions as of May 2021. You can copy the other person's playlist to the new playlist by taking the url of the other person's playlist, ...
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How to find channel RSS feed on YouTube?

Actually what you suggested, is exactly the RSS feed address, although it was changed a bit from the procedure described in your question, there correct string to search is externalId. With script ...
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How can I view what playlist, if any, a YouTube video is in?

Short answer For the example in the question, on Google, try something like the following: site:youtube.com inurl:(QuqCMHe4kxQ list) or inurl:list QuqCMHe4kxQ (Thanks to Annan) Explanation site: and ...
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Can I host a private or unlisted livestream on YouTube?

Yep. Under "Live Streaming" -> "Stream Now" (or "Events"), set it as private to start like so: Then under "Live Streaming" -> "Events" click "Share" then enter the email addresses of those whom you ...
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How can I hide the WHO covid-19 banner on YouTube?

On desktop browsers one way to block this is using the uBlock origin extension. Right click after installing it, and select "block element". The element you want to block is: ###clarify-box > .ytd-...
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Keyboard shortcut to close the ads on YouTube

The keyboard shortcut to skip the ad at the beginning of a video is Tab and then Enter. There is no keyboard shortcut to skip ads in the middle of the video. Other things to try Install Greasemonkey ...
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How do I Bulk Delete all of my YouTube Comments and Replies?

Go to the YouTube Advanced Account Settings page: Press delete channel. Expand the "I want to hide my channel" section. Check everything and press the "HIDE MY CHANNEL" button. You may need to wait ...
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How can I see the total length of all the videos in a YouTube playlist?

I made an app to do exactly that, hosted on Heroku: YouTube Playlist Length. You can also find the app repository here. Note: it can find the total length of a playlist that has up to 500 videos. If ...
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How can I export YouTube's personal history?

There are only rather ugly workarounds for this one AFAIK. But here they are: http://google.com/takeout lets you download your data. All of it, including the watch history. After download, you can ...
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Disable videos in YouTube, listen to the audio only

There's an extension for Chrome, called "Audio Only Youtube" that does just that: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/audio-only-youtube/pkocpiliahoaohbolmkelakpiphnllog (NB: this also allows ...
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Is there a way to play all YouTube videos uploaded by a particular user?

It's subtle, and it's cheeky, but it can be done: Given a particular channel URL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9mPk8yIk1AUC8PDsUYFBaA You can fiddle a little bit and: https://www.youtube.com/...
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Delete all videos on my "Liked Videos" YouTube automatic playlist

Go to the Liked playlist, open a console in the browser and write this: var items = $('body').getElementsByClassName("pl-video-edit-remove-liked-video"); for(var i = 0; i < items.length; i++)...
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What does (number) in the YouTube tab mean?

A number is starting to appear in YouTube Tab title - what does it mean? It's apparently yet another unannounced change made by Google/ YouTube and the numbers in the brackets in the browsers tab ...
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Is there a way to find comments you made on YouTube?

If you simply go to the site https://www.youtube.com/feed/history/comment_history (assuming you are currently logged on to the account from which the comment was made) you can see all comments that ...
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How can I find out when I subscribed to a YouTube channel?

go to https://xxluke.de/subscription-history/ enter URL of your channel hit CONTINUE button
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How to copy all videos from someone's YouTube playlist (YouTube ver. 2017)

YouTube's new interface named "Polymer" disables the playlist duplicating/editing functionality of another channel's playlist. A workaround (for the time being) is to temporarily disable the new ...
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Can I permanently hide the YouTube chat window?

You can with Ad Block Plus. Add a filter youtube.com###chat That will block the DIV that supports the chat.
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Is it possible to play YouTube playlists in reverse order?

I ran into a site that seems to do exactly what you asked for: https://playlist.tools/ It allows reverse playlist playback and doesn't need you to install any browser extensions
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Prevent browser tab from playing YouTube video automatically?

It seems that URLs in the form of http://youtube.com/v/{id} don't autoplay. So simply convert https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zb5IH57SorQ to https://www.youtube.com/v/Zb5IH57SorQ It also shows ...
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Fix YouTube captions that have abnormally low-contrast

You can change fonts and colors and such via Settings gear > Subtitles/CC > Options
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Is there a way to search through liked videos on my YouTube account?

For me I found that History page have search at the right:
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How to prevent YouTube from showing already watched videos?

Currently, there is no treat/workaround to do so. Apart from manually block them one by one, there are no scalable solutions. But there are extensions which can do so like: Chrome extension: ...
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Move contents of "Watch later" to a new YouTube playlist

I use the Chrome extension Multiselect for YouTube from the great Pollux. I have just now moved 5000 videos from 'Watch Later' to other playlists. Multiselect for YouTube  Chrome Web Store  Firefox ...
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Move contents of "Watch later" to a new YouTube playlist

Press the "shuffle" button for you Watch Later playlist. Add any random video to your queue by clicking on the three dots at the side of the video. You should now have a queue. Click the &...
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