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How to get YouTube API key?
Login to your GMail account. A Google account is required. Go to Google Developer's Console and agree to the Terms of service. Click Create Project button. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/9a0e4f74247be800/image_2lndis.p
How to make a YouTube video play automatically?
There are times when a YouTube video will not play automatically. It will require you to click the play button. For some customers, clicking the play button is not a problem. But there are cases where you need the autoplay to work. Autoplay is useful if you use SociableKIT's YouTube live video widget. Chrome Google Chrome has some autoplay policies. Autoplay is disabled by default. Autoplay is allowed only if the
How to make sure my YouTube live video shows up?
There are cases where your YouTube live video won't show up in the SociableKIT widget. To prevent this from happening, make sure that: Your video is public. Your video is not restricted. Your "Allow embedding" setting was checked. You do it befo
Why my YouTube video thumbnails are not showing in the feed?
The following options will help you show your video thumbnails in the SociableKIT feed: Upload higher quality thumbnails. Under the Video tab, set the feature "Video Thumbnail Size" to Low.
How to re-connect your YouTube channel for YouTube live widget?
There's a recent change in YouTube's policy. If your YouTube live widget is not working as expected, you just need to re-connect it to solve the problem. Here's how: Delete your existing YouTube live widget. Create a new YouTube live widget. Click the "Select channel" button. If your YouTube account is not yet connected, click the "Connect..." button. Follow through the connection steps. If your YouTube account is already connected, select your target YouTube channel on the po
How to find Youtube Channel ID?
Here's how to find a Youtube Channel ID. Go to your YouTube channel. On the browser address bar, you will see something like this: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsmyfPVdui2ZjOQSdM6CHWA Your YouTube channel ID is the text after /channel/. In our example above, the YouTube channel ID is UCsmyfPVdui2ZjOQSdM6CHWA You can also check our blog post for more details.
How to find Youtube Playlist ID?
Here's how to find your Youtube Playlist ID. Go to your target YouTube playlist on the browser. On the address bar, you will see something like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLykC1VN7NY&list=PLFs4vir_WsTwEd-nJgVJCZPNL3HALHHpF The playlist ID is the characters after “list=” so in the URL above, our playlist ID is: PLFs4vir_WsTwEd-nJgVJCZPNL3HALHHpF Copy the playlist ID. Go b
Do the people that view the video with your tool can be counted as viewers on my YouTube?
Unfortunately, we do not have control over it. YouTube does not allow our system to change the viewer count. Only YouTube can do this. If the viewer count is more important for you than the content of your video, then we're sorry to say that SociableKIT is not the right widget for you. Let us know if you have any further concerns or questions here.
How to find a Youtube Channel custom name?
Here's how to find a Youtube Channel custom name. Go to your YouTube channel. On the browser address bar, you will see something like this: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector Your YouTube channel custom name is the text after /user/. In our example above, the YouTube channel custom name is: * TEDtalksDirector You can also check our blog post for more details.
Is it possible to embed my YouTube channel videos in my app?
Yes, you can use our JSON data feed. It can be consumed by your app. Let us know if you have further concerns or questions here.