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Restore YouTube Username from Handle to Custom

Restaurer le nom d'utilisateur YouTube de la poignée au nom personnalisé

Auteur
𝖢𝖸 𝖥𝗎𝗇𝗀
Installations quotidiennes
10
Installations (total)
4 680
Notes
12 0 0
Version
0.9.8
Créé
15/06/2023
Mis à jour
01/01/2024
Compatibilité
Compatible avec Firefox Compatible avec Chrome Compatible avec Opera Compatible avec Safari Compatible avec Edge
Licence
MIT
S'applique à

Restore YouTube Username from Handle to Custom

This user script, named "Restore YouTube Username from Handle to Custom," is designed to restore the traditional custom name on YouTube. It aims to replace the handle-based usernames with the custom usernames that were previously used on the platform.

  • Similar Feature as Return YouTube Comment Username [aka YouTubeコメント欄の名前を元に戻す], but completely different implementation

  • Full Compatible with 99% UserScripts, Plugins, and Extensions

  • Full Compatible with Tampermonkey, Violentmonkey, FireMonkey

  • Support Comments inside Watch Page (Example), Community Page (Example), Shorts Page (Example), and inside notification popup

  • Support Mentions inside Comments and Channel Links inside Video Description

  • Support Mobile Layout (YouTube Mobile: m.youtube.com)

  • Designed for Ultimate Performance with Mutex for various platforms

  • Supported Special Characters in Custom Username (Example)

  • Network Cache for Youtube Desktop

  • Recommend for Android: Firefox + Tampermonkey

  • Limited Support for Multi-lang Display Name (Only applied to Channel Owner)

  • Support for NO NAME (EXAMPLE)

  • Keep LTR as per your language.

Minimum Browser Versions:

Android:

Firefox + Tampermonkey

IOS:

Stay

Description

The script utilizes the Tampermonkey extension and runs on the YouTube website. It fetches the necessary data to restore the custom username and replaces the handle-based usernames displayed on the page.

Author

This user script is developed by CY Fung.

Compatibility

The script is compatible with the YouTube websites (https://www.youtube.com/* & https://m.youtube.com/*).

  • www.youtube.com : OK
  • m.youtube.com : OK (>=v0.5.0)
  • youtube.com : NG
  • studio.youtube.com : NG

Functionality

The script works by making requests to the YouTube API to retrieve the necessary data for each channel. It fetches the channel's metadata, including the custom username, and replaces the handle-based username displayed on the page.

Important: Before installing any user script, ensure that you review the script's source and verify its authenticity to ensure your safety and security.

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Example - Multi-lang Channel Name

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44XRzdepG50

Example - No Name

User Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXiZNzOwJ-NIwqNkovCBrSg

Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZlslLuBlOc&lc=UgzXmo4cKhXqTxlffH14AaABAg

User Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWWPnQNXEKuiOAOas06cfIw

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