Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Here’s everything you need for the new One Channel design

If you haven’t already switched to the YouTube One Channel design, today you’ll see your channel in this new design to make it look great across all devices.

With the new One Channel design you can:
  • Gain more subscribers. Overall we’ve seen an increase in new subscribers for channels already using the new design.
  • Get more channel visits. Channels with the One Channel design have seen a significant increase in visits to their channel page because clicks from the guide always go directly to the channel.
  • Let your brand shine through in more places. With the One Channel design, you now have channel art visible on iOS & Android apps, mobile web and TV.


To get your channel looking it’s best:
  • Select your channel art. Choose an image that represents your channel. The image should be 2560 px by 1440 px for the best results on all devices. If you plan on designing something special, check out the specs here.
  • Upload a trailer. Introduce new viewers to all the awesomeness they’ll see from your videos, and encourage them to subscribe to your channel.
  • Create sections. Select which videos and playlists you want to showcase in the sections on your channel’s browse tab.
  • Link your channel with a Google+ page or profile. Keeping your branding up-to-date will be even easier because your channel art will represent you across YouTube, Google+, and all Google properties.


You’ll find lots more tips and tricks to set up your channel in the Creator Playbook and in our help center.


A.J. Crane, Product Manager, recently subscribed to Original Skateboards.
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