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How do I add my YouTube videos to a playlist?

This guidance applies to: Programme Leads, Module Leaders, Co-teachers.

It’s good practice to group all weekly lecture videos together in a YouTube playlist and you can then either embed the videos owhich can be embedded in Moodle.

You can add your videos to a playlist either while the video is being uploaded or at a later date, after you have uploaded all your lecture videos.

During upload

Figure 1. Adding video to a playlist during upload. The video has no sound.

After you drop your video file into the upload area:

  1. In the Details screen, scroll down to Playlist.
  2. Click Select.
  3. If the playlist you want appears in the list:
    • Check the box next to it to add it to the playlist
    • Click Done.
  4. If the playlist you want doesn’t appear in the list
    • Click New playlist.
    • Give the playlist a title, e.g. ANML7006 video lectures.
    • Choose Unlisted under Visibility.
    • Click Create.
    • Check the box next to the playlist you just created.
    • Click Done.

After upload

Important: Before you proceed make sure you have switched to your programme’s brand account and you are not acting as your p number account.

Figure 2. Adding videos to a playlist after upload. The video has no sound.
  1. Go to YouTube Studio.
  2. Click Playlists from the left-hand sidebar.
  3. Click New playlist.
  4. Give the playlist a title, e.g. ANML7006 video lectures.
  5. Click Public and choose Unlisted.
  6. Click Create.
  7. Click the three dots below the playlist title and choose Add videos.
  8. Click Your YouTube videos.
  9. Select the videos you want from the list.
  10. Click Add videos.
Updated on August 17, 2020

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