Well, I was trying add the PBS Space Time YouTube channel’s RSS feed to my reader like I’ve done with other channels in the past; however, the browser was never detecting the feed and it has seemed problematic with YouTube for sometime. Actually, when I examined the source code, I could not find any reference to a feed for the browser to detect. So, here’s what I did.
I found a working feed which had a URL like:
I then replaced (channel-id) with the one for PBS Space Time which happens to be
UC7_gcs09iThXybpVgjHZ_7g so the complete URL would be:
You can find the channel id by looking at the address bar in your browser when looking a the channel’s home. Example:
Update September 18, 2016: You can also use the user name that shows in the address bar if it doesn’t have a channel ID. Use user=username to specify the RSS feed. In this case a URL would be like:
Update September 5, 2017: Check out my new post: How to Get RSS Feeds For All Your YouTube Subscriptions that describes how to import all your YouTube subscription RSS feeds at once.