How to create a custom URL for your Youtube channel

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How to create a custom URL for your Youtube channel


In this factsheet you will learn how to create a custom URL for your Youtube channel, instead of using a random string of characters.
To create your URL:
  • Sign-in to your Youtube channel.
  • Click on Settings > Youtube settings.
  • In the Overview section, next to your name, click on Advanced button.

  • Click on "Create custom URL".

  • Enter a custom name for your channel and click on Create Channel URL.

  • If the channel name is already taken, simply choose another one.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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