Share YouTube Video Link Without Sidebar, Comments and Ads

YouTubeNormally a YouTube video landing page looks cluttered with lots of stuff on the sidebar, ads, and comments as shown below. As these things are often deviate viewers attention from the heart of the video, it’s become a problem when you want to share a YouTube video link that you want viewers to focus on the video only. For example, presentations, web meetings, student notes or study materials.


However, you can easily share a YouTube video link without sidebar, ads, and comments by just modifying the video URL.

A normal YouTube video link looks like this: (video on Android event)

You can modify the URL by inserting ‘_popup’ after the ‘watch’ as shown below.

This trick is very useful when you creating links on educational materials to YouTube videos. (via)

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

1 Comment

  1. raj

    Apr 15, 2015 at 12:09 am

    This trick is very useful.

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