Add YouTube features to your application, including the ability to upload videos, create and manage playlists, and more.

Add YouTube functionality to your app

Add YouTube functionality to your site

With the YouTube Data API, you can add a variety of YouTube features to your application. Use the API to upload videos, manage playlists and subscriptions, update channel settings, and more.

Search for content

Use the API to search for videos matching specific search terms, topics, locations, publication dates, and much more. The APIs search.list method also supports searches for playlists and channels.

Other Resources


The APIs Explorer lets you test unauthorized and authorized requests. The Quota Calculator shows how different requests impact your quota usage.

Code Samples

Use our code samples to jump-start your project. Samples are available for Apps Script, Go, Java, JavaScript, .NET, PHP, Python, and Ruby.