A video hosting website.
It used to be great, but Google took it over, removed video responses, fucked up comments and left the service in shambles.
- Creator Academy
- Interactive YouTube API Demo Beta
- Recommended upload encoding settings
Downloading YouTube videos and audio ∞
- https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/youtube-video-and-audio-dow/ (source)
Downloading captions ∞
Tim Smart has Download YouTube Caption, but as of 2016-09-12 it hasn't been updated since 2014-04-01.
Shortening links ∞
Note that this does not work with embedding playlists.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9ZDTxnV7fI => https://youtu.be/C9ZDTxnV7fI
Embedding a YouTube video ∞
Note that this works with both long and short URLs.
Random notes ∞
external URL referencing..
[very old note] - Video quality sucks? Append:
(This only works with long URLs, and I'm not sure it even works any more.)
Commenting on YouTube videos with third-party cookies disabled ∞
Tools > Options > Privacy
- [x] Accept cookies from sites [Exceptions]
- Accept third-party cookies [Never]
- Click [Exceptions]
- Type apis.google.com then click [Allow]
Type plus.google.com then click [Allow]