Search YouTube

Prompts you to enter a query and then opens it YouTube in Safari.

Actions Used

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URL Encode
Encodes or decodes text passed into the action to be suitable for inclusion in a URL by adding or removing percents.
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URL
Passes the specified URL to the next action.
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Open URLs
Opens URLs passed into the action in Safari (or the corresponding app if it’s a deep link).
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Ask for Input
Prompts the user to enter a piece of information.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Search%20YouTube
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Search%20YouTube
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Search YouTube” end tell

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