Youtube is most popular video site. Most people use this site and upload videos to promote their business and for other purposes. And most of us use this site to search videos of our interest. Some people embed you tube videos to their sites to engage traffic. Today i am going to describe you some tips and tricks about Youtube.
1- View high quality videos
Now you can watch high quality videos at You tube. You tube now gives the facility to switch to high quality, but this facility is for some videos not for all. Yon can join ‘&fmt=18′(stereo, 480 x 270 resolution) to check if a video is available in high quality.To check for even higher quality, join ‘&fmt=22′(stereo, 1280 x 720 resolution).
2- Embed higher quality videos
If you want to embed high quality videos to your website, blog and any where else, you need to join “&ap=%2526fmt%3D18″ to the embed URL. Join “&ap=%2526fmt%3D22″ for higher quality.
3- Link to the interesting part
It seems wonder to start a video from a specific time, i.e. the real action start from and 2 minute 33 seconds and you want to embed the video from 2 minute 33 seconds. Its possible now. All you have to do is to add time after the URL. Add “ #t=XXmYYs for XX mins and YY seconds” to the end of video i.e. #t=02m33s .
4- Hide the Search box from embed video
When your mouse pointer comes at the embedded video, a search box appears. Now you can hide this search box by adding ‘&showsearch=0′ to the end of embed URL.
5- Embed Only a part of video
It is easy to embed a part of video. Now you can skip first part of embedded video. Just append ‘&start=35′ to skip first 35 seconds of video. To modify the time append &start= and write the number of seconds, you want to skip from a video.