Redirect YouTube Shorts to YouTube

Redirect YouTube Shorts to YouTube

Redirects YouTube Shorts to YouTube by changing url from "https://www.youtube.com/shorts/<video-id>" to "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=<video-id>".

What is Redirect YouTube Shorts to YouTube?
'Redirect YouTube Shorts to YouTube' is a Firefox add-on designed to alter the URL structure of YouTube Shorts, turning them into regular YouTube URLs. This changes the viewing format to that of a traditional YouTube video, often offering a more enhanced viewer experience.
Merlin
Stats
Rating: 3.64 (36)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2021-11-26)
Creation date: 2021-11-26
Weekly download count: 37
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 10.21K
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Pros
  • Redirects YouTube shorts to normal YouTube
  • Works without unnecessary, malicious, or encrypted code
  • Helps avoid manually changing URLs
Cons
  • Often requires a page refresh for it to work
  • Doesn't reliably work when clicking on a YouTube shorts link within YouTube
  • There are reports of it not functioning or stopping to work
Most mentioned
  • Requires page refresh to work
  • Sometimes it doesn't work
  • It worked well previously but then stopped functioning
Recent reviews
Doesn't work anymore.
by Ciano, 2023-12-26
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Safety
Risk impact

Redirect YouTube Shorts to YouTube may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Redirect YouTube Shorts to YouTube has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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