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How to Add Your YouTube Videos to Our Index

Find it in the Admin Center: Home > Admin Center > YourSite > Manage Content > YouTube

Tell Us About Your YouTube Channel

Provide us with the full URL for your YouTube channel.

Some channels use a visitor-friendly name and are in the user folder (such as for NASA).

Others use an alphanumeric string and are in the channel folder (such as for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory).

Either URL format works.

Opt to Display Your Videos

When you add the URL for your YouTube channel, we’ll automatically index your videos — both your uploaded videos and playlists.

We’ll show the videos by default. You can toggle the settings for showing your videos on the Display Overview page, choosing to show them as a search tab, inline module, or both.

Search Tab

Note: We are releasing a true faceted search feature in 2023, currently available through our results API. To prepare for updates to the Admin Center that will allow you to manage that faceted search feature, we have renamed the feature we used to call "facets" to avoid confusion. This feature is now called "Search Tabs."

Videos search tab on

Inline Module

Inline Module on

You can edit the default search tab label, Videos, on the RSS page.

Pro Tip

Do you have a multimedia gallery on your website for your agency’s photos, images, videos, podcasts, or other multimedia content? Do you use a content management system, database, or media RSS (MRSS) feed to power this gallery? You can index MRSS feeds so that your multimedia content is automatically included in your search results.