How To See YouTube Tags for Competitor / Keyword Research
04 Jan

How To See YouTube Tags for Competitor / Keyword Research

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You can see YouTube Tags in the in-line Javascript in the source code of the video.

On any given video, you can right-click on the page and choose to “View Source”

Suppose You can open the youtube video in Google Chrome  Click Ctrl+U Button.

how to see youtube tags

Once you have the page source open, just CTRL-F for the “keywords” meta tag – and get the tags that the author used.

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To view tags on mobile, you will have to sub in view-source: in your mobile browser. Then CTRL-F.

 Tags for YouTube

Before 2018, YouTube placed the tags in the <meta name=”keywords” content=”[keywords]”> field within the view-source code for any video.



How to See What Tags a YouTube Video Is Using

Find the Tags of a YouTube Video

  1. Go to the video page using Chrome or Firefox.
  2. Right-click the page, and select View Source.
  3.  Hit Ctrl + F and search for keywords in the source code.
  4.  This should take you to a list of the tags the Creator Studio used on that video.

This list will look like this in the source code:



Another Method for Seeing YouTube Tags


Recently, I discovered the vidIQ Vision Chrome extension.

The vidIQ Vision extension will let you see the channel tags, video tags, and other information about a YouTube video. You need a vidIQ account to activate the extension. You can sign up for a free account, though the Pro and Boost plans will give you some more perks.

Read More:   YouTube Keyword Tool

Here’s what it looks like when you are watching a video with this extension enabled. The video tags and channel tags for the YouTube video show up above the Suggested Videos column on the right-hand side of the page.