How to Embed External Website Links in YouTube Videos?

YouTube is the world popular video sharing website that owned by Google Inc. Here is the good news for all YouTube publishers, now yow can embed links of any website of a webpage in your uploaded YouTube videos using the annotations feature of YouTube that associated with your Youtube account or a channel.
How to Embed External Website Links in YouTube Videos?

Ok, how we associate websites into Youtube account or a channel?

Here is the simple steps
  • Goto Google Webmasters Tools and Login to your account
  • Click the website that you would like to associate with YouTube
  • Select Configuration, then click Associates
  • Click on Add New User, then add email address that associate with your YouTube account or a channel
Embed External Website Links in YouTube Videos
  • Finally, Goto your YouTube account or a channel page, select Channel settings -> Associated Website
  • Enter your website and click Add button
External Website Links in YouTube Videos
  • You are done, Now your website is linked to your YouTube account
How to Embed Links in YouTube videos
External Website Links in YouTube Videos
  • Here you’ll see a banner that ask you to "Enable your account for external annotation links"
  • click the "Enable" button and you are all set to create annotations to any website of a webpage.
  • With Add annotation button you can choose between Speech Bubbles, Notes, Title, Spotlight, Label or Pause.
  • Select the "Link" checkbox, choose "Associated Website" from the drop-down list and paste the URL.
External Website Links in YouTube Videos
  • That's it and you’re done
Here the YouTube video that I have enabled URL annotations
Two Things to Remember
  • Goto https://www.youtube.com/verify and Add your phone number with your YouTube channel. Because phone verification for YouTube is to enable extra features in your account which includes videos URL annotations and the ability to upload videos of unlimited length.
External Website Links in YouTube Videos
  • While you can place annotations in Youtube, avoid bottom area of videos as the area is often used to display ads.
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