Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Cool YouTube jump trick

Add a bit of code at the end of the YouTube URL to make the video be presented from a specific TIME in the video.

Let's say you want to show your friends this video "Social Networking in Plain English"

Here is the main URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_KF7TYKVc

If you click that link you will be transported to the YouTube page as usual.

But if you add "#t=51s" it will be started from 51 seconds into the video.

The "t" = "time". "51" is the number of seconds into the video.


Another example. One of my favorite movie scenes can be found in the Bourne Ultimatim trailer. But how do I help my friends see the exact scene immediately instead of watching the whole trailer from the beginning?

I say "click this link to see my fave Bourne scene!"



Cool, eh?

Props to Sage Lewis for showing me this trick.

Greg Cryns
Wahm Search Engine
but you want them to see only a small part of the video.


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