YouTube terms

Video URL

The web address where your video can be found.

What is a video URL in YouTube?

A video URL in YouTube is a specific web address that leads directly to a particular video on the YouTube platform. This URL is unique to each video and is generated by YouTube when the video is uploaded. It is typically composed of the YouTube base URL ( followed by a unique combination of letters, numbers, and symbols that identify the specific video.

The video URL can be found in the address bar of your web browser when you're watching the video on YouTube. It can also be obtained by clicking the "Share" button under the video and selecting "Copy Link". This URL can be used to share the video via social media, email, or other platforms, or to embed the video on a website or blog.

How do I find the URL of a YouTube video?

To find the URL of a YouTube video, first, you need to open the video on YouTube. You can do this by searching for the video in the YouTube search bar and clicking on the video from the search results. Once the video is open, you can find the URL in the address bar at the top of your web browser. The URL will start with "".

Alternatively, if you want to share the URL with someone else, you can use the "Share" button located under the video. After clicking on the "Share" button, a box will appear with the URL of the video. You can copy this URL and paste it wherever you want to share it. This URL will also start with "".

How do I share a YouTube video URL?

Sharing a YouTube video URL is a simple process. First, open the YouTube video you want to share. Underneath the video, you will see a "Share" button. Click on this button, and a box will appear with several options for sharing the video.

The first option you will see is a URL link. This is the direct link to the video. You can copy this link by clicking on the "Copy" button next to it. Once you have copied the link, you can paste it into an email, a social media post, a text message, or anywhere else you want to share the video. Alternatively, you can click on one of the social media icons to share the video directly on that platform.

How do I embed a YouTube video URL on my website?

Embedding a YouTube video on your website is a straightforward process. First, navigate to the YouTube video you want to embed. Below the video, click on the "Share" button, then click on "Embed". This will generate an HTML code that you can copy.

Once you have copied the HTML code, go to your website's HTML editor or content management system. Paste the copied code into the HTML of the page where you want the video to appear. Save your changes and preview your website to ensure the video is displaying correctly.

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