YouTube Channels

YouTube Channels

YouTube Channels

  • Anyone with a YouTube account has their own YouTube Channel
  • Your YouTube Channel is the home for all the videos uploaded by you
    • Makes it easy for viewers to find and watch your content
    • Makes it easy for you to organize and showcase your video content
  • Videos you upload to YouTube will appear on your Channel if you make them public

YouTube Site

  • The top of the YouTube page contains tabs
    • The Browse tab is used to display all Channel activity, including uploads, playlists, likes, etc.
    • The Movies tab is used to purchase and view commercial films
    • The Upload tab is used to upload videos to your YouTube Channel
  • Steps to customize your YouTube Channel
    1. Log in to YouTube with your YouTube account
    2. Click your username in the top right corner
    3. Click 'My Channel'
    4. Click the Settings button in the top left corner of the page

Hosting Videos on YouTube Guidelines

  • Channel names now default to the Google Plus profile used to create the Channel
  • Create a clear, concise and relevant Channel name for your Channel

Steps to Create Relevant Channel Names 

  1. Click <YourName> -> My Channel -> Channel Settings -> Info and Settings ->
  2. Set a custom URL for the channel
    • Important note: Once you've set a custom channel URL it cannot be changed
  3. Click <YourName> -> YouTube Settings -> Advanced -> Info and Settings ->
    • The existing channel will be renamed
    • The current profile photo will be deleted