Youtube is undoubtedly one of the best (if not the best) video sharing website on the internet with a very large number of daily visitors, who spend hours watching comedy videos, funny movie clips, music videos and anything that keeps them entertain.
it is a website where people share their talents through videos. A place that made a lot of people famous.
Youtube was founded by three Paypal employees and later acquired by Google. Youtube is now one of the most visited website on the internet. People now make a lot of money by displaying ads in their videos. with all the awesome features of Youtube, using a little bit more tricks to make it more enjoyable is something you don’t want to miss!
In this post, am going to give you 8 best Youtube Tips and tricks to make your Youtube Experience more fun. So sit back and enjoy!
1. Download Youtube Videos Without Stress
Youtube only allows users to watch videos directly from their website. However, there are many ways to download a video from Youtube, but there is also an easy and simple way of downloading the video effortlessly by just adding two letters in the Youtube site URL.
To download any video from Youtube, click on the video you want to download as if you want to watch it then add ss before Youtube.com and hit Enter.
For example, if the URL of the video you want to download is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7MGUNV8MxU, just add ss before Youtube.com and the end result will be https://www.ssyoutube.com/watch?v=v7MGUNV8MxU.
Now hit enter to load the URL and you will be taking to a Youtube video downloader site. In the third party download site (i.e savefrom.net), select the format of video you want and click Download and the video will start downloading.
2. Change the Color Of Youtube Page
When you type Doge Meme in the Youtube search, you will see that the whole page gets colorful and the font size of the Youtube page will turn to Comic Sans.
3. Do The Harlem Shake
Typing DO THE HARLEM SHAKE in the Youtube search bar will make the Youtube logo start shaking and the song Harlem shake will start playing while the whole page starts shaking to the beat. You will see a Pause/Play close to the Youtube Logo, you can use it to pause the song.
4. Make the Youtube page start shifting
in the Youtube search bar, type Use the Force, Luke and watch as the whole page starts shifting from here to there and the buttons starts moving from one place to another.
5. Make gif From any Youtube Video You Want
Gifs are those trimmed part of videos you watch and love on social media. Ever wonder how people create such kind of videos? Well, this trick will show you just how you can create your own gif from any video you want. Just add gif before Youtube.com and and hit enter just like you did when downloading a video.
You will be taken to gifs.com where you can choose then start and end time for your gif. You can also use the available tools at the left side of the screen to customize and make your gif look more awesome.
6. Bypass Youtube’s Age and Regional Restriction
There are some videos on Youtube that has age and regional restrictions on them and you need to login before you can watch them. However, there is a simple trick you can use to bypass the age and regional restrictions without even logging in. To bypass this restriction, simply remove watch? and also replace “=” with / and hit enter. For example, if the video that has age or regional restriction on it looks like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7ayGFHGqeQ then the end result will look like this https://www.youtube.com/v/F7ayGFHGqeQ.
7. Make Use of the Youtube Shortcuts
Here are some few youtube shortcuts you use instead of moving the mouse always:
- k = pause or play
- j = rewind 10 seconds
- l = fast-forward 10 seconds
- m = mute
- 0 = jump to beginning of video
- 1-9 = jump to 10%-90% of the video
- + = make caption font bigger
- – = make caption font smaller.
8. Disable Youtube’s Autoplay
We all know that by default, Youtube plays your videos as soon as you load them. You may tired of that and want to get rid of it, here is a simple trick to do it: at the top left corner of related videos, just click on the blue button close to Autoplay and it will turn from blue to gray which means the autoplay has been disabled. Have fun!
Now that you have some Youtube tips and tricks at your disposal, why don’t you start enjoying your new experience with Youtube.
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