Drupal 8 – Add YouTube subscribe button

The Youtube subscribe Button in your Drupal website
You have created a website, a YouTube channel and now you want an easy way for visitors to subscribe to your channel. This short tutorial shows a fast and very easy way to add a YouTube subscribe button to your Drual website. The button is created in a custom block so we can put it anywhere on the site.

How to get large thumbnails from YouTube videos

YouTube thumbnail maximum resolution
You made a YouTube video, published it and now you want to share it with the video thumbnail. First time I came across this myself I found out that the default thumbnail for you video is very small. You go to your "Creator Studio" page on YouTube and save the thumbnail of your video. Right click and then "Save image as". This gives you an image of 120px wide and 90px height. Very small. So where are the larger images?

YouTube Monetization update April

YouTube monetization Update April
Welcome to another update in the YouTube Monetization series. In this series I keep you informed on my progress to become a monetized youtuber. If I come across tips and tricks I will share them here. This is the fourth month since I started uploading videos to YouTube and I still have a lot to learn. This month (April) I uploaded four new videos:

How to get verified on Twitch

How to get verified on Twitch
In the last few years, Twitch has become the premier platform for streamers. Twitch's huge user base makes it attractive to anyone to gain a large audience, and earn a living in the process. For the longest time, this benefit was restricted to the highly successful chosen few. Thankfully, Twitch has an affiliates program as a means of getting smaller streamers verified so they too can start earning money and building an audience. The criteria that you are required to meet are as follows

YouTube Monetization update March

Youtube monetization march
Another month has passed so it's time for an update on the YouTube progress. I haven't been very active for the last 4 weeks so progress is slow. Recorded a new video today about YouTube monetization (you can view it here) and have two more ready to record. I read a lot of articles on YouTube and the main thing that keeps coming back is the importance of a regular upload of new videos. So for the coming two months I will try that and see if my channel performs better.

YouTube monetization update February

YouTube monetization January
As I mentioned in my previous article about YouTube monetization, I will provide a regular update about my statistics to give you an idea of the progress a single YouTuber without a large fan base gets. I do not do a lot of marketing but try to upload videos on a weekly basis.

YouTube Monetization

YouTube monetization January statistics
I started out on YouTube in January (2018). Had a lot of ideas and thought I could make them into short videos and maybe get some payments out of them. Making videos takes a lot of time so if they gain some revenue it would give me more time to make them.