Colin Daymude’s Blog

Cutting YouTube Videos Short

Posted in Tech Stuff by cdaymude on January 7, 2009

When linking to YouTube videos, there may only be a certain part of the video you’d like people to see. Here’s how to make it easier.

A couple of months back, YouTube implemented a feature to allow for linking directly to a specific time within each video. All you need to do is to append this to the end of a YouTube URL:


Where X=minute/s and Y=seconds.

Here’s an example:

In the above, the video will start playing 1 minute and 41 seconds into the sequence.

A great feature from YouTube that’s super-easy to use

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  1. Jarrod Morris said, on February 17, 2009 at 9:44 pm


    So cool. Thanks for sharing. I hadn’t seen this yet. Will have to add to my blog.


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