How to make YouTube videos start at a specific time other than the beginning
You can start a YouTube video at some point other than the beginning by using the #t option.
I love this tip.
You want to show someone a video, but you don’t want them to waste their time with the introduction, or you just want them to see a small portion, but its 2 minutes and 2 seconds into the video. You could just tell them to start at 2 minutes and 2 seconds into the video, but here’s how you make them automatically do it.
Add the option #t=2m02s to the URL, where the “2m” tells Youtube “2 minutes” and “02s” means “2 seconds”. For example, there’s a very funny, short African frog video at
If you wanted to start it 7 seconds into the video, use the URL
Another example, and embedded YouTube video
You can also do this in embedded videos. For instance, on my demo video, I bring in my Mom 23 seconds into the video at Start embedded YouTube video at different start time
Save your friends some time with this feature.