YouTube Channel scraper

Extract and compare data from multiple YouTube channels with Google Sheets.

To help you get started right away, you can use this free Google Sheets template

YouTube channels provide businesses with a dynamic platform to engage with their target audience, showcase their expertise, and enhance their online presence. 

Our no-code scraping solution empowers content creators, marketers, business owners, researchers, analysts, and advertisers to collect and analyze channel data from Google Sheets. Save valuable time and improve the way you identify trends, track performance, optimize content, and analyze your audience and your competitors! 

Using the ImportFromWeb add-on and the function it adds to Google Sheets, you can extract the main data and metrics from a list of YouTube channels!

What you get?

With =IMPORTFROMWEB(), you extract the following YouTube Channel data points.

  • channel title
  • channel description
  • number of videos
  • number of subscribers
  • number of total views

See all available YouTube Channel data points

First of all, make sure you have installed the ImportFromWeb add-on from the Google Workspace Marketplace.

Then, just follow these easy steps: 

Open a new Google Sheets and activate ImportFromWeb

To activate the add-on, go to Extensions > ImportFromWeb > Activate add-on.

Activate ImportFromWeb add-on

Input the channel URLs

ImportFromWeb requires 2 parameters: a URL and one or more data selectors.

Enter a list of YouTube Channel URLs in the first column using the following format:

Input channel URLs

Input the channel selectors

Data selectors describe the specific content you want to import from the YouTube Channels. 

Pick the selectors you are interested in from our YouTube Channel selectors glossary and add them to your spreadsheet. For example, you may be interested in the title, number_videos, number_subscribers, and views.

This is what your spreadsheet should look like: 

Input channel selectors

Write the =IMPORTFROMWEB() function and extract the channel data

Just add this formula: =IMPORTFROMWEB(A2,B1:E1)

Within seconds, you’ll get the data for the first YouTube channel!

Write IMPORTFROMWEB() function

Scale the collection process

After adding the $ symbol around the data selectors, drag the formula down to the last row: =IMPORTFROMWEB(A2,$B$1:$E$1)

Drag down to copy formula

We’ve designed an easy-to-use template.
Make sure you have installed and activated ImportFromWeb in your Google Sheets.