How To Add Tags To Multiple YouTube Videos At The Same Time

How to add tags to multiple YouTube Videos at the same time

YouTube has had a bulk actions menu for a number of years now. This feature is exceedingly useful for both marketers and content creators, especially those with a large database of YouTube videos. There are different tags that you can add to a single YouTube video or even multiple videos. Some help maintain your videos’ copyrights, privacy, brand consistency, market an upcoming event, or even remove comments that could ruin your brand’s reputation. You can add tags to single videos or multiple videos. Let us delve into each one of these methods, and explore how the latter saves you time:

It is important to note that tags can only be added, edited, removed, disabled, enabled or modified in any other way to videos that are already uploaded. To do this, you need to access Video Manager

Accessing video manager

- Log in to your YouTube channel
- Select creator studio
- Select video manager from the left side of the page. This opens a number of features: videos, playlists, search history, and likes.

How to add tags to multiple YouTube Videos at the same time

How to add tags to YouTube videos

In the videos section, you will access a list of all your videos. You can choose to add tags on each video or to multiple videos.

Adding tags to a single YouTube video

There are 3 approaches to this: using your computer, using the creator studio app, and the YouTube mobile app.

1. Using the computer

- On your PC, go to creator studio
- Then video manager
- Open the videos section
- Select the video to which you want to add a tag
- Click 'edit' under the title of the video
- Add, edit, enable, disable or remove the particular tags you need to
- Click 'save changes

2. Using the creator studio app

- In the creator app choose the video to which you want to add, edit, enable, disable or remove tags
- Touch 'edit video'
- Make the necessary changes and save them

3. Using the YouTube mobile app

- Open your YouTube account
- Touch 'menu' to select the YouTube video to which you want to add, edit, enable, disable or remove tags
- Select 'edit'
- Make the necessary changes

Adding tags to a multiple YouTube videos at the same time

On your desktop, you will use the actions button to add, edit, enable, disable or remove tags on multiple videos at the same time.
- On your PC, go to creator studio then video manager
- Open the videos section
- Use the checkboxes next to your videos on the list to select the videos to which you want to add, edit, enable, disable or remove tags
- Click 'actions' at the top of the page
- Click 'more actions'
- Select the particular tag that you want to make changes to and make the necessary changes
- If you want to work on multiple tags, click add actions and select other tags
- Click 'submit' when you are done

So, what are some of the tags that you can add to multiple YouTube Videos at the same time?

Ad breaks

This option enables or disables automatic mid roll ads. This applies to monetized video content.

Ad Formats

This option edits the types of ads that you can show in your videos. You can choose overlay in-video ads, non-skippable ads, long non-skippable or even skippable ads on your YouTube Video. You can opt to have all of them too.

Comments

If you need to block comments across your videos, then this feature comes in handy. You can choose to allow all comments, allow none, or allow them with approval.

Description

This feature allows for removal, setting or appending of video descriptions. If you have an upcoming event that you need your viewers to know about, this feature will go a long way in helping you.

Domain filters

This allows you to block the ability of someone trying to embed your videos.

Embedding

This option allows for embedding of your videos or not. Coupled with domain filtering, they will prevent videos from being embedded, and give you permission to approve the sites that you want to be able to embed your videos.

Privacy

This allows you to set multiple videos as either private, public or unlisted

Syndication

This allows you to select whether to syndicate your content everywhere or on monetized platforms only.

Title

This is important where you have a series of videos. Appending this tag will show continuity between various parts or episodes.

Usage policy

This allows you to block your content in various countries

User ratings

This allows you to hide the ratings of your videos

Video statistics privacy

You can hide your video’s statistics on the watch page

All in All

Tags are important parts when it comes to YouTube videos. YouTube’s bulk action menu makes it easier to fully utilize each tag in each and every YouTube video on your channel.



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