YouTube has a great search filter for sorting and refining results from its gazillion videos. But you can eliminate that couple of extra clicks, and do advanced searches from directly within the YouTube search form by adding a few key words.
Digital Inspiration has 10 tips for updating your YouTube search queries and improving the video search results. Here are a few:
- If you want to only find recent videos, add "this week" or "today", etc, after your keywords in the search input box.
- To return only long videos, add the word "long" to your query and YouTube will only return movies that are 20 minutes or longer.
- For finding only "official" videos related to celebrities or artists — not parodies or fan material — add the word "partner"
Other keywords are pretty self-explanatory (3D, HD). Check out the full list at the post linked below. Also don't miss our roundup of the Top 10 YouTube Hacks.
Master YouTube Search with Simple Commands [Digital Inspiration]