YouTube Video Keywords API

YouTube Video Keywords API

The YouTube Video Keywords API extracts video tags, enhancing content recommendations, SEO, marketing, and audience insights for YouTube videos.

About the API:

YouTube Video Keywords API plays a critical role, providing a robust and versatile solution for extracting valuable metadata in the form of video tags.

Video tags are a crucial element within YouTube's metadata ecosystem, serving as keywords and descriptive phrases that help categorize and contextualize video content. When creators upload videos to the platform, they incorporate tags to describe the content and enhance its discoverability by users.

Video tags are not only important for discovering content, but also for analyzing trends, understanding audience preferences and improving video recommendations. They are critical in the realm of search engine optimization (SEO) for YouTube videos, as they influence how often a video appears in search results and related video recommendations.

The YouTube Video Keywords API is meticulously designed to extract video tags from YouTube videos. It streamlines the process of obtaining this vital metadata, providing users with a complete set of keyword data associated with a video. By seamlessly integrating this API into various applications, websites or analytics tools, users gain access to invaluable insights and capabilities.

The YouTube Video Keywords API is more than just a tool; it serves as a gateway to unlock the potential of video metadata. Whether you're a content creator, marketer, developer or data analyst, this API gives you invaluable insights that can improve content discovery, engagement and decision-making processes.

YouTube Video Keywords API is the key to unlocking the hidden information hidden in video tags. Embrace the future of video metadata analytics and improve your content, marketing and analytics strategies. It goes beyond being a tool; it acts as a catalyst for informed, data-driven decision making in the video content arena.

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Content recommendations: Content platforms and streaming services can use the API to extract video tags and improve content recommendations, increasing user engagement.

  2. Content optimization: Content creators on YouTube can analyze popular video tags to optimize their video descriptions, making their content more discoverable and appealing to a wider audience.

  3. Marketing Strategies: Marketers can use the API to assess the popularity of specific video tags and incorporate them into their video descriptions and content to improve discoverability and reach.

  4. Improved SEO: Users interested in search engine optimization (SEO) can leverage the API's video tag data to optimize their online presence and improve search engine rankings.

  5. Audience insights: Analysis of video tags across multiple videos can provide valuable information about audience interests and preferences, helping content creators tailor their content to effectively engage viewers.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

  • Basic Plan: 500 API Calls. 1,000 requests per minute.

  • Pro Plan: 1,000 API Calls. 1,000 requests per minute.

  • Pro Plus Plan: 2,000 API Calls. 1,000 requests per minute.

  • Premium Plan: 4,500 API Calls. 1,000 requests per minute.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must indicate the URL of a video in the parameter.


Tagging Retrieval - Endpoint Features
Object Description
video_url [Required]
Test Endpoint



Tagging Retrieval - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the YouTube Video Keywords API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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To use this API you must indicate the URL of a YouTube video.

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