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How to add YouTube Channel Tags?

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YouTube is the second-largest search engine in the world and a part of the largest search engine, Google! It has over 2 billion active users over a month and a billion hours of videos are watched every day! YouTube as a search engine has its own search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. Do you know, if you want to rank your videos on YouTube you need to know the keywords and SEO techniques? As a YouTube creator, you must be knowing how difficult it is to get views on your videos! Do you want your channel to appear in the search results? Are you able to generate traffic on your channel? You don’t need to worry if you are not getting desired results because today we will discuss how YouTube Channel tags will help you to grow your channel

What are YouTube Channel Tags?

Using keywords in your channel description and video description will help you to gain more views and subscribers. YouTube Channel tags are keywords and terms that define your channel. For eg, if you are a gamer ‘gaming’, ‘live streaming’, ‘Ferran gaming’.  YouTube channel tags are different from YouTube video tags.

You can write a description of 200 words. Include your keywords in your channel description. Add the channel tags in the channel description. Add multiple keywords as your channel tags that will explain the subject of your channel.

How to Add Channel Tags on YouTube?

Follow these simple steps to add keywords to your channel tags.

  1. Log in to your YouTube Account
  2. On the upper right hand, click on the user icon
  3. Then, click on ‘Settings’
  4. Select ‘Channel Status and features’ under your YouTube channel
  5. Basic info, advanced settings, and features eligibility are the three available options
  6. Select ‘Basic info’
  7. Under the ‘keywords’ option you can add your keywords
  8. Then click on ‘save’


You can also add channel tags by using YouTube Studio:

  1. Login to your YouTube Channel
  2. On the upper right hand, click on the user icon
  3. Click on ‘YouTube Studio’
  4. Select ‘settings’
  5. A ‘settings’ dialogue block opens up. Select ‘Channel’ option
  6. Under ‘basic info’ enter the channel tags in the ‘keywords’ option and click ‘save’

Tools to find Channel tags

Use these tools to find trending keywords for your channel and videos:

Concluding thoughts

While entering keywords in your channel tags avoid these blunders:

  • Avoid using an unrelated word
  • No spaces in hashtags
  • Do not overuse tags
  • Strictly avoid using illegal tags

You can also rank your videos by using channel description, read our guide to know How To Optimize The Best Description For Ranking