how to view page source on youtube
If you find an instance where the “UA” is followed by a 7-digit number, then you have confirmed that Google Analytics is installed on that one page. Also, keep track of how many times “UA” shows up on your webpage. Sometimes, your analytics tracking code will be inserted more than once accidentally, which is unnecessary. If that’s the case, you should have your developer remove the extra instances.
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To use this tool to get the tags for any Youtube video simply copy the part of the videos web address (in your web browsers address bar at the top) after https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= which will be a series of 10 or 11 alphanumeric characters which will look something like wNgRlaHpbvE. Paste that into the text box below and click the Get Youtube Tags button.
- Chrome Web Browser: [PC] right click anywhere on Youtube page you want to view the keywords for. Just make sure you are not right clicking on an image or a video or you will get the wrong context menu. At the bottom of the menu you will see ‘view source’. Alternatively you could keyboard press CTRL + u to view the Youtube page source code. [MAC] Option + Command + u.
- Internet Explorer Web Browser: right anywhere (except over image or video) on the Youtube page. Two thirds of the way down the context menu you will see ‘view source’. Keyboard shortcut (CTRL + u) will also bring up the context menu.
- Mozilla Firefox or Seamonkey Web Browser: [PC] Right click anywhere away from images or videos to bring up the context menu from which you will see ‘view source’. Keyboard shortcut CTRL + u also. [MAC] Command + u.
- Opera Web Browser: Right click anywhere away from images or videos to bring up the context menu from which you will see ‘view source’. Keyboard shortcut CTRL + u also.
- Safari Web Browser: [PC or MAC] Right click on page away from video or images an click the menu item ‘view source’. Keyboard shortcut [PC] CTRL + u [MAC] Option + Command + u.
Once you have the page source open, just CTRL-F for the “keywords” meta tag – and get the tags that the author used.
Before 2018, YouTube placed the tags in the field within the view-source code for any video.
When we view the source of the video and search for ‘“keywords”:‘ we get to see all the tags as shown in the image below:
Step 2: On the HTML source page, search (CTRL + F) for the term – “keywords”:
Step # 1 to view source code in Google chrome
All Internet browsers allow users to view the HTML and other source codes of any of the web pages on the internet. This video tutorial is going to show you how to view the source codes with a listing of some major browsers.