YouTube
Google Sheets
Workflow Template

Save the currently opened YouTube video details to Google Sheets

This Playbook will extract the video details form the currently opened YouTube video and save it to a Google Sheets spreadsheet.
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Scrape data on active tab
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Add data to sheet tab
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How does this automation work?

Bardeen's Playbook for YouTube video data extraction to Google Sheets is a powerful workflow for content creators, researchers, and digital marketers. This automation captures important video details from an open YouTube video and saves them directly into a Google Sheets spreadsheet—ideal for tracking video analytics, gathering research data, or simply organizing your favorite content.

Here's how this YouTube to Google Sheets workflow operates:

  • Step 1: Scrape YouTube Video Details - The Scraper tool will extract video details from the currently active YouTube tab. Bardeen has a pre-configured template specifically designed for capturing YouTube video information.
  • Step 2: Save to Google Sheets - The scraped data is then seamlessly added to a Google Sheets spreadsheet. You will need to specify which Google Sheet you want the details to be saved to. Google Sheets is a versatile tool for editing and sharing spreadsheets, allowing for collaborative data analysis.
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How to run the workflow

Tired of manually gathering video details from YouTube? Look no further! This automation is your time-saving companion. Designed to simplify your workflow, it effortlessly extracts video details from the currently opened YouTube video page and saves them to a Google Sheets spreadsheet. 

No more wasting time on copying and pasting information. Whether you're a content creator tracking video analytics, a marketer monitoring competitor performance, or a researcher cataloging online resources, this automation is here to help. 

Embrace the convenience of automated data collection and say goodbye to the repetitive task of manual entry. Let this automation handle the heavy lifting while you focus on creating engaging content and achieving your goals.

Let’s set it up!

Step 1: Pin the playbook and integrate Google Sheets

First, click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to save this automation. You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Google Sheets.

Activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and click on the playbook card. The setup flow will start. Bardeen will ask you to specify the Google Sheets spreadsheet to save the YouTube video details.

Click on “Save Input” and checkmark Google Sheets. This will save you time from setup in the future. You can edit Inputs later by hovering over the playbook. 

Step 2: Run the playbook to save YouTube video details to Google Sheets

Whenever you want to save a YouTube video's details to your Google Sheets spreadsheet with one click, navigate to the YouTube video that you want to save. 

Pressor Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard to launch Bardeen. Click on the playbook card and run the playbook.

It will save details like the title of the video, the YouTube details description, the channel name, the number of likes, the link to the video, the number of comments, the link to the channel, and more!

You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.

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You can also find more about how to increase your personal productivity and automate your data sourcing and research process.

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Available actions & triggers

Apps:
Save the currently opened YouTube video details to Google Sheets
Save the currently opened YouTube video details to Google Sheets
Save the currently opened YouTube video details to Google Sheets
Types:
Both
Actions
Triggers
Add text to Google Sheet
Add text to Google Sheet
Action
When new row is appended or changed
When new row is appended or changed
Action
Update or add rows in/to a tab
Update or add rows in/to a tab
Action
When row changes
When row changes
Trigger
Find Google Sheets
Find Google Sheets
Action
When row is added to or changed in Google Sheet
When row is added to or changed in Google Sheet
Trigger
When row is added to Google Sheet
When row is added to Google Sheet
Trigger
Add rows to Google Sheet
Add rows to Google Sheet
Action
Create Google Sheet
Create Google Sheet
Action
Get table from Google Sheet
Get table from Google Sheet
Action
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FAQs

Bardeen - Playbook / Autobooks: Is it possible to create a Playbook that scrapes data from a website and sends it as an email attachment?

You can create a Bardeen Playbook to scrape data from a website and then send that data as an email attachment.

Youtube: Can I download a Youtube video to my computer using Bardeen?

Unfortunately, Bardeen is not able to download videos to your computer.

Google Sheets: What is the best way to export data to Google Sheets?

Exporting data (ex: scraped data or app data) from Bardeen to Google Sheets is possible with our action to “Add Rows to Google Sheets”.

Meetings: Is there a playbook to record and summarize meetings?

There isn't a specific AI use case available for automatically recording and summarizing meetings at the moment

Playbooks/Autobooks: How do I edit an action in a Playbook or Autobook?

Please follow the following steps to edit an action in a Playbook or Autobook.

Scraper: How can I get data from multiple sections of a profile (Eg: getting the experience section on a linkedin profile)?

Cases like this require you to scrape the links to the sections and use the background scraper to get details from every section.

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