YouTube is second most popular search engine and the most popular video sharing site. We all love YouTube so today I am going to tell you some tricks, tips and Easter Eggs you probably didn’t know about :
Get Ride of Annoying Adds
YouTube is free to watch but it has those annoying flash ads floating over videos and those skippable ads. But not anymore with
Bypass Regional and Age Restrictions
If you’re looking to get to a video that has some form of restriction on it, change the format of the video link from this:
Musixmatch is a free Chrome extension that overlays lyrics on top of music videos.
Add allintitle: before the keywords you are searching and it will provide you with only videos that include the chosen keywords.
If you want to exclude any words from your search just place minus “-” symbol before keyword. For example if you don’t want results containing “blah” just search “katy perry -blah”.
Don’t wanna use the mouse? Use shortcuts
- k= Pause/play.
- j= Rewind the video 10 seconds.
- l= Fast forward the video 10 seconds.
- m= Mute the video.
- Number 0 = go to the beginning of the video
- Numbers 1 to 9 = jump to 10% to 90% of the video
- While captions are on:
- + = make caption font bigger
- – = make caption font smaller
Operate YouTube entirely with keyboard using leanback. To use this feature type use leanback URL
and lean back no mouse needed.
Specific Start Time
Share video with specific start time? Just right click on video and click
OR you can click share and Start At Time
You can also use manual method just add “#t=” followed by the time you want your video to start from. For example,
To download gif from YouTube video just add ‘gif’ before URL. Example to download gif from
edit URL to
then you will taken to gif editor. Edit video as per your need and download as gif.
Download YouTube videos
There are softwares like Internet Download Manager or plugins like Video Download Helper in Firefox but you can also download YouTube videos without them just put ss or save before youtube.com and it will take you to download site.
Type ‘Use the force Luke’ and watch your YouTube act drunk.
Type ‘Beam me up Scotty’ and let the magic take over.
Just type ‘doge meme’ and play colors with YouTube.
Do you like them? Let us know and if you know any other tricks comment below. Some of these tricks, tips are not officially supported by YouTube and may change.