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Linking to a specific time in the description of a YouTube video

As you may have gathered at this point, I’m – among many other things – a YouTuber. While most of my videos are fairly simple, some of them benefit from having a table of contents (complete with clickable links) in the description. When I first came across the need to do so, I spent a fair amount of time searching, before I finally found out how to do it.

As it turns out, the team behind YouTube has built this functionality into the description editor, meaning that you don’t actually have to do anything other than list the time you want to link to. Once stored, this becomes a clickable link, like so:

Description with clickable links

If you want to see how it looks in practice, have a look at this video.

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