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How to add YouTube TIMESTAMP or chapters on YouTube video? #'keymoments


In this short blog tutorial, I am going to teach you how to add the new YouTube TIMESTAMP within your video. In another word, how to add Chapters to Your Videos using Timestamps. It takes about 3 minutes to add this feature on your video. Plus, below is full YouTube tutorial showing step by step on how to add YouTube Timestamp. If you are more of visual learn I advice you to scroll all the way down to watch the video instead. It's a beginner-friendly tutorial with screen guidelines.

Beginner friendly tutorials on how to add Youtube Chapter TImestamp on video
Adding Youtube Chapter TImestamp on video

What are YouTube chapters?

YouTube Chapters markers are generated on the timestamps that a video creator includes in his or her video's description starts with 00:xxx plus text.

What is YouTube Timestamp?

It's the time code included on YouTube Video descriptions which allows you to create timestamps and links to help your viewers to watch any part of your video. The timestamp is also best known as key moments' feature used to improves viewers experience by allowing them to skip parts of the view so they can quickly, easily find the content they are interested in.

First of all, you want to make sure that you at the four zeros at the start of your timestamp on the video description titled intro for this to work. Here is the example of the chapters markets: Feel free to copy my video breakdown script and edit with a different timestamp on your video.

Video Breakdown:

00:00 Introduction ( Benefits)

01:00 Adding Youtube Timestamp

04:00 Youtube End card


The Benefits of this Timestamp/youtube chapter feature:

Plus, the timestamp/chapter helps to highlight important sections of your YouTube video. It's useful to improve viewer retention because they are more likely to get the part of the video the enjoy best or answers their pinpoint.

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Sher Shares Blog

Great tips, I need to think about what kind of branding I want to convey.

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Nicole's Cooking

Hi Neecee, This is Nicole, Such a wonderful sharing! Great Job! All the best! 

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Faith Adodo

Thanks for this wonderful Interview. I love the questions and enthusiasm. 

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