[SOLVED] How to filter out Youtube Shorts from Youtube results when searching?

aor999

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I don't know where to post this thread, so I post it here.
Anyway: Anyone know how to filter out all of the Youtube Shorts that appearing in the results of Youtube searches?
 

Old Molases

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Alright here is what you can do (I do it too)

If you're on desktop there's an extension called BlockTube that lets you block anything. Lots of options that I'm not gonna go over but I use it to block garbage I don't wanna see including the shorts.
Edit: Now that shorts are a bigger part of youtube now, there is a setting at the bottom of the extension that blocks anything youtube tags as a short and the tab for shorts will be hidden as well.

Use the following advanced blocking function to block all videos one minute and less.

(video, objectType) => { // block all videos 60 seconds and under if (video.vidLength && video.vidLength <= 60) return true; return false; }
 

Old Molases

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To access them, first run a search on YouTube. Next, click the Filter button and you'll see several filter options. You can choose just one of them or combine several for deeper searches.
 

aor999

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Here is a picture of the available filters of Youtube search:

There are no options here for filtering Youtube shorts. Are there other ways to filter Youtube Shorts from the results?
 

Old Molases

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Alright here is what you can do (I do it too)

If you're on desktop there's an extension called BlockTube that lets you block anything. Lots of options that I'm not gonna go over but I use it to block garbage I don't wanna see including the shorts.
Edit: Now that shorts are a bigger part of youtube now, there is a setting at the bottom of the extension that blocks anything youtube tags as a short and the tab for shorts will be hidden as well.

Use the following advanced blocking function to block all videos one minute and less.

(video, objectType) => { // block all videos 60 seconds and under if (video.vidLength && video.vidLength <= 60) return true; return false; }
 

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