How to See Which Sites Embedded Your YouTube Videos (And More)

MakeUseOf | 2/18/2019 | Ben Stegner
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Did you know that if you have your own YouTube channel, you can view all sorts of analytical data about your content? YouTube’s Analytics feature in the YouTube Creator Studio lets you see what videos are popular, how people find them, and more.

This is vital information if you create YouTube videos for a living, but it’s fun to check out even if you’re just a casual uploader.

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To open YouTube’s analytics page, first make sure you’re signed into YouTube. If you don’t have a YouTube channel or haven’t uploaded any videos, you won’t be able to do anything with statistics yet. Follow our guide to uploading videos to YouTube and come back once your videos get some traffic.

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Once you’re logged in, on any YouTube page, click your profile picture in the top-right and choose YouTube Studio (beta).

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Note that if you’re using YouTube’s classic theme, shown below, you’ll see a button for Creator Studio instead. YouTube is slowly migrating everyone to the new Studio interface, so that’s what we’ll use for this guide. Click Try Studio Beta on the left sidebar to swap to the new look if you’re still on the old one.

Once you’re in the modern YouTube Studio, just click Analytics on the left sidebar. Then you’ll be ready to start diving into video data.

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One of the most interesting points of data you can glean from YouTube analytics is where people are watching your videos. Because it’s so easy to embed a YouTube video on a website, you might see a surge in traffic if someone featured your content.

To see YouTube analytics on embedded videos, click the...
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