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How To Create A Start and End Time On YouTube

September 11, 2019

Hi this video is about How to Create a Start
And End Time On YouTube What if you want to direct someone to a certain
section of your video without getting them to watch all the way through it?
What if you want to put the start and end time to a certain topic in your video then
place it in the description below the video? Herman Drost
Sometimes a video takes too long to get to the main point.
You may just want to show the person that you’re sharing the video with to skip to a
specfic point in your video so you only have to watch that particular section.
Here are the steps to create a start and end point for your video
Step 1 Find the point in the video you want to direct viewers to
In this case I want to direct viewers to the topic how to create or edit a youtube channel
icon using This begins exactly at one minute and eight
seconds Step 2. Enter the time in your description
So what I’ve done is I enter it here at 1:08 If I click on this it goes straight to that
particular section in the video Step 3 Add timestamps to the different sections
of your video in the description so if we go to the description here you can
see I’ve got 0:21 seconds for how to upload an icon that you’ve already created
1:08 for how to create or edit a YouTube Channel Icon
2:11 for 3 tips to keep in mind before creating a YouTube channel icon
The beauty of adding these timestamps in your description is that they act as hyperlinks
This allows viewers to skip to a certain topic in your video without having to watch your
video all the way through Another great tip is to add a timestamp in
your comments so you can direct a person that may have asked a question to a certain section
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  • Reply isitebuild April 1, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    How To Create A Start and End Time On YouTube
    How To Create A Start and End Time On YouTube
    Learn how to direct someone to a certain section of your video.

  • Reply Charles Boulais April 1, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    Good information to have . . .thanks for sharing this!

  • Reply Randy Parsley April 1, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    A new piece of info I never knew before. Good stuff.

  • Reply James G Rivera April 1, 2014 at 7:12 pm

    Great info as always. Got 2 questions for you Herman.
    1-are you using a ; or a :  
    2-what color background are you using? I like how you show up real clear and the background color is that you can use almost any color text.

  • Reply Dwight Turner April 1, 2014 at 10:24 pm

    You have so much good advice for people like me who are just now starting to upload videos to their YouTube channel. I subscribed so I can keep up with any new advice you have.

  • Reply Steve Sleeper April 2, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    good info herman

  • Reply Kereth Powell October 30, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    Did I miss the end time?

  • Reply jkjerome1 February 5, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    I don't understand why it says "start and end time" when there's nothing whatsoever about an end time. Very misleading video.

  • Reply ovo nisamja February 13, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    Ok, but how about "how to create a start and end time on EXISTING youtube video link"? I know that by adding &t=XYmXYs after the link section starts the video from XY point. But how do I make it stop at a different point in time?

  • Reply ArJuna22 October 7, 2015 at 9:01 am


  • Reply Why Hi September 19, 2017 at 10:45 pm

    This is only start time no end time.

  • Reply athavan mahen October 8, 2017 at 1:09 am


  • Reply Belle Jasso September 6, 2018 at 10:33 pm


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