YouTube Rolls Out Bulk Actions: Multi-Video Management Made Easy

YouTube Rolls Out Bulk Actions: Multi Video Management Made Easy

If you have a lot of videos to update in your Video Manager, going through them one-by-one to make the same update over and over again can be incredibly tedious.  Well, now YouTube has introduced "Bulk Actions" to the fray, where you can now select multiple videos in your Video Manager and change everything on the videos you selected from monetization to tags to privacy settings and more.  Just tell it to update and then you're done.  Pretty why couldn't they have thought of this earlier?  Anyway, let's take a look at all the different tasks you can now apply across multiple videos.

YouTube's Bulk Actions

  • Go to your Video Manager
  • Click on "Actions" and then on the drop-down menu, click on "Advanced."

YouTube Rolls Out Bulk Actions: Multi Video Management Made Easy

Here are the actions you can play around with:

  • Title
  • Privacy
  • License
  • Category
  • Tags
  • Description
  • Monetization
  • Ad Formats
  • Syndication
  • Comments
  • Video Responses
  • Location
  • Recording
  • Date
  • Caption Certification

Hopefully this is one less headache for the many of you who like to update your videos constantly.

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What do you think? ▼
  • Ronnie Bincer

    It's interesting to see all the various sub-choices that each new action has... i.e. you'll get different choices for adjusting TAGS than you will for working on TITLES, etc. Some of them are shown here:

  • A. Chris Turner

    Thank goodness! Finally.