How to link your YouTube videos to the gen.video platform Created: August 18, 2016 / Author: Claire Preble If you choose to publish outside of gen.video for resolution purposes, you can link the video back to our system. Here are the steps on how to make that happen: Head to our videos area, and scroll to the appropriate video. Click Publish to YouTube: Then simply link your video to the platform. Click “Link to Youtube”: Then simply drop in the ID from the YouTube URL (ex. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEkbp7sFbO4): Hit submit.