There are a number of ways to include a YouTube video link that links to a specific time in a YouTube video. For example, you can include a hyperlink, which takes users right to the time you specified when they click your URL.
While this YouTube video trick works great when you’re sharing links to your videos on Facebook, Twitter, or on your own website, what about your YouTube channel subscribers?
This second way to link to a specific time on a YouTube video works within the description of your video.
Follow these instructions if you want to link to a specific time on a YouTube video.
How to include a YouTube video link to a specific time in a video
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One of the frustrating things about online video is that if a video is really long, you’re forced to wait for it to load completely before you can jump to different points in the video. Today we’re going to show you a shortcut using a YouTube timecode to jump viewers to a specific point in a YouTube video.
This way, instead of having to fast-forward through the video, viewers can jump straight to the part they want to watch on YouTube.
Use cases for a YouTube timecode
YouTube timecodes can used in a number of different ways.
Here are some of our favorite ways to use timecodes on YouTube:
- Break a long event video using a YouTube timecode
- Break long videos using timecodes for sharing on social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter
- Include videos using YouTube timecodes in an email signature
- Instead of sending viewers to watch a video again, use a YouTube timecode to jump them to the part that answers their question
- Create a blog post and include a YouTube video that jumps to a specific timecode that relates to the blog post
To learn how to add a YouTube timecode to your videos, follow the instructions listed below.
How to jump to a specific place in a video using a YouTube timecode
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