In an any% run, the warped route is both safer and slightly faster. However, if you are using the warpless route, the gatehack shown in the video speeds up the route by a few seconds.
The level is very straightforward, except for one tricky jump in the beginning. If Yoshi hits his head on a wall, you can simply continue to hold down jump and he will automatically perform an additional flutter. This can be used to easily navigate into the hole shown in the animated gif below, to skip riding on the moving red platform.
|4-7 Platform Skip|
Any% w/ Warp
The level is completed as above, except the following warp is performed by holding left when bouncing on the arrow, as shown below: