Boost Your Website Traffic with YouTube Video Mark-up for Google

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Boost Your Website Traffic with YouTube Video Mark-up for Google

Have you uploaded several videos to YouTube but they are not showing in Google in relation to your website, even though you embedded the videos from YouTube to your landing pages? Would you like to see your website displayed in Google alongside the video content?

Everybody wants to find useful videos in relation to their Google queries so it is important that you provide the correct information about your video so that others gain the helpful knowledge it provides. This is an important aspect of online research for many internet users; typing in a question into Google Search and retrieving an explanatory video straight away which covers that topic in detail.


  1. You should always start by properly indexing your videos in Google – This enables them to be shown as search results when an appropriate query is typed in and also allows people to find your website with ease. Your video returning as a result to user queries is not just relevant to web searches; this applies to Google video searches as well.
  1. Indexing your video will require you to provide descriptive data such as a title, description and thumbnail image for each video which can be provided with the use of a mark-up such as You will also need your own webpage which can be indexed for the return of web search results by the public.
  1. When adding a YouTube video to your website, just paste this code into the HTML of a snippet on your website where you want to have it (talk to me if you need any help) – please, replace the current video code below (in bold) with the code of the video you are adding to the website (you will find the code of your video in its URL, eg (<p><object width=”165″ height=”95″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” data=”;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1″ rel=”media:video” resource=”;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1″ xmlns:media=”” xmlns:dc=””>
    <param name=”movie” value=”;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1″ />
    <param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true” /></object></p>

    NB: This code was taken from

  2. When done, check whether Google got the video markup correctly – type the page’s URL here:
    and you want to see the link to the video at the very bottom:

Once this is all done your video will be the answer to many people’s problems as it will show up for them when they type in their query.


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