In this article, I’ll run you through the steps you need to take to see YouTube Tags on a Video. It’s two methods actually and is sure the second one is more convenient.
Realistically, YouTube tags do not impact your video’s discoverability, and I have a resource that’ll teach you everything you need to know about the YouTube Video Tags algorithm, make sure to read it.
Spying on a YouTube Video’s tags is necessary for competitor analysis and video content ideas as I explained in the last article, don’t think that’ll you’ll just rank higher if you copy and paste all the tags from a video already doing so.
So, Without further ado, here are the 2 methods which you can use to see a YouTube Video’s tags easily:
Using the Free YouTube Tag Extractor Tool requires less work than the Page Source method which requires more work compared to using Chrome Extensions.
Finding Tags using the Free YouTube Tag Extractor Tool
The Free YouTube Tag Extractor Tool is the best and easiest method to find a YouTube Videos’ Tags, here are the steps you need to take in order to find the tags.
Total Time: 1 minute
Head Over to YouTube
You Should head over to YouTube and simply copy the YouTube Video’s Link. Click on the Video that you want to explore it’s tags and then copy the link.
Use the YouTube Tag Extractor Tool
Head Over to the Free YouTube Tag Extractor Tool by clicking here and then paste in the Link you copied from YouTube and then click on Extract.
Copy Generated Tags
It’ll take about 10 Seconds for the Tags to be extracted from the YouTube Video and then if you click on any tag you want to use, it’ll enter a list which you can copy and paste on your video’s tags.
How to find YouTube Tags on a Video using Page Source
Open the video which you want to see its tags and then Right Click anywhere on the page, then click on View Page Source. This will open the code that rendered the page and there you can find the tags.
What you’re gonna do now is to use the Windows find a shortcut which is CTRL + F and then type in Keywords this will pull down and show you the Tags that the Creator added to his video.
Open Notepad on your computer and copy the whole keywords from the first “[” to the last “]” and then you’ve got yourself all the YouTube tags entered for that video by the creator.
How to See Tags on a YouTube Video using Chrome Extensions
I’ll now explain how to find a YouTube Video’s tags with these two free extensions, starting from:
Just install the extension, sign in and once you open up any YouTube Video, you’ll get the Tags as well as the Channel Analytics.
If you want to grow your YouTube Channel, you should purchase the Tubebuddy Premium which only costs $3/mo, you’ll get 50% off if you have less than 1000 Subscribers.
Like Tubebuddy, VidIQ has a premium plan that most popular YouTube Creators use to grow their channel, you can do keyword research and also spy on your competitors… what else do you need?.
Even if you’re using your mobile phone, you can still manage your YouTube Channel from their apps, features like competitor research, video and channel analytics and tags will still be available.
I hope that this article gave you the knowledge on where and how to find a YouTube video’s tags fast enough, if you have any questions, feel free to use the comments.
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