youtube.category

The YouTube category selected for a video when it was uploaded.

Note that this is not a compulsory selection in YouTube so you will probably encounter videos that do not belong to any category.

Examples

  1. Filter for videos in the "Film & Animation" category:

youtube.category == "Film & Animation"

Notes

At the time of writing, the YouTube categories are:

  • Cars & Vehicles
  • Comedy
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Film & Animation
  • Gaming
  • Howto & Style
  • Music
  • News & Politics
  • Non-profits & Activism
  • People & Blogs
  • Pets & Animals
  • Science & technology
  • Sport
  • Travel & Events

Resource information

Target service: YouTube

Type: string

Array: No

Always exists: Yes