How to get your Youtube username, Channel ID or Playlist ID

This post was written for those who need to retrieve a Youtube username, Channel ID or Playlist ID for our WordPress Plugin, Feed Them Social. These instructions also apply to anyone trying retrieve your Youtube name for anything.

  1. Go to the Youtube Page you want to copy the name of.
  2. Look up in the url of your browser for your YouTube Name, it will appear after http://www.youtube.com/
  3. Copy only the name after the url youtube.com. Example http://youtube.com/user/ThrasherMagazine. You would only want to copy the ThrasherMagazine portion of the name.Screen Shot 2014-10-25 at 7.45.00 PM
  4. The Same applies to the Photos below.This one is for the Channel ID and is the most common now it seems.Screen Shot 2015-05-08 at 2.20.51 AM
  5. This one is for the Playlist ID. Screen Shot 2015-05-08 at 2.25.24 AM