How to Create Short Videos on Youtube? with This Feature

This era is all about content creation. And visual content has gained the most popularity in the present among all age groups. In this article, we will be discussing all the different ways you can create and share short videos on platforms like Youtube online.

It is not all that hard to create and share videos online. Many people must be concerned about how they can do it through Youtube. Going through the steps really isn’t all that tough when you know you are going to work phenomenally in the area. Also, the editing process and sharing process are not even as time-consuming as one might assume.

What are Short Videos?

You can find a lot of reel videos or shorts on many online platforms like Youtube and even Instagram. But what exactly are short videos? Short videos or shorts refer to the videos that you find in a horizontal view when you open Youtube on your mobile phone as well as your desktop. These videos are similar to the ones you see on Tiktok. The short videos do not last for more than 60 seconds. But, the length of the videos may vary from one another.

Besides this, you will also be getting recommendations on videos based on all the types of videos that you have been watching. The algorithm is going to give you all the videos that you are most likely to prefer watching.

And, the steps below will guide you in doing just that:

How to Create Short Videos on Youtube?

You can create short videos or Youtube shorts from Youtube directly. For this, you will have to follow the steps below:

  1. Sign in to your Youtube account.
  2. Select on “Create a Short” option.
  3. You will find two options for the video time. Select 15s if you want your video to be up to 15 seconds long and 60s if you want your video to be 60 seconds long.
  4. Start recording by holding Capture or clicking on start recording. Besides this, you will have to follow the same method to stop the recording.
  5. In case you want to remove the clip you just added, click on Undo. If you want to redo the changes you have made to the video, click on Red.
  6. You will have the option to Save to Draft or Start from the beginning after this.
  7. Select Next to go to other options for the videos. Add a title and edit your privacy settings.
  8. You have to then select whether the video is made of children or not. This is the last of the option you have while creating a video.
  9. Publish your short video by clicking on Upload Short.

How Can You Create Short Videos from Youtube Videos?

It is likely that you want to create and share short videos on Youtube if you are looking to get some notice for your work. To begin with, you have started creating some amazing content of a short length. But, how exactly can you do that? Firstly make sure you have a Youtube account. And, the steps below will guide you in creating the videos in the simplest way possible:

  • Select a video that you want to shorten.
  • You will surely find a scissors sign just below the video. If you don’t the video is not eligible for shortening.
  • You will find a Create Clip option soon after.
  • With the help of the slider, find the length of the clip you want in your short video.
  • You will need to give the video at least a 140 characters title.
  • Click on Share Clip.
  • Likewise, you can also share the video via email, or your social media, embed it to websites that you want, or directly copy the link and paste it wherever you want.

Mind you, the video will not appear even after you share it if the original creator of the video sets it to private or deletes the video.

How to protect videos from being shared?

Whatsoever, if you are the creator, you have the freedom to choose who can find and share your video and who cannot. If you are concerned about this, make sure that you follow the steps below:

  • Sign in to Youtube.
  • On the URL, type
  • Select Advanced Settings.
  • Under the clips section, unselect the “Allow viewers to clip my content” option.

You also have to make sure that you cannot make clips from a video that is less than 2 minutes long.


Now that the trend has been set for creators to create short videos on Youtube, you might also want to dive in. And, you can use all the above-mentioned ways and methods to create and share short videos as per your choice. Youtube short videos have surely decreased a person’s need to put a lot of effort into creating good content. Plus, there are a lot of things that can be conveyed through a short video in a short time.

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