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« on: June 20, 2014, 03:38 AM »

Ok I'm gonna have to ask as I've tried and tried and failed! Embarrassed

How do you embed Youtube videos directly into a post?

I've tried copy and paste of the URL and embed code but all I paste is the line of code rather than the actual video  Sad

What am I doing wrong?

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« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2014, 05:27 AM »

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url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9I7LCehGQ8/url

you must start with [ then ] at the end of the address and then enclose /url in []
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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2014, 05:58 AM »

you should be able to JUST copy the url out of the address bar...paste that into the post........it works for non mobile devices just fine....
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« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2014, 07:20 PM »

Washington Kite Festival 2006



cool I didn't know that
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2014, 03:56 PM »

I seem to have sussed the problem Grin .....but I'm not sure why Huh

If I post the video URL when copied using Firefox it won't embed into the post.

If I copy the same URL using Internet Explorer it works fine .....weird!!

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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2014, 08:29 PM »

I only use Firefox

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no problems
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« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2014, 07:08 AM »

Can't get this to work, and I am using Chrome. Does it not work with Chrome? I embed Youtube videos on other forums with no problem at all just by pasting the url from Youtube ( the one that says embed) onto the page. I tried using brackets as suggested, and still doesn't work.
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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2014, 07:25 AM »

If you click Quote on a post that works, you'll see the proper codes...
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« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2014, 09:34 AM »

i embed youtube videos by just using the URL from the address bar.....

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i just pulled this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Icvrtr6_o8U off the address bar and popped it into the post
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« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2014, 09:47 AM »

i embed youtube videos by just using the URL from the address bar.....

creations de Ramlal Tien en vol

i just pulled this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Icvrtr6_o8U off the address bar and popped it into the post



OK, I just copied the URL from the address bar on a video I posted  I will paste it right here         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqD9wMXLLPU
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« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2014, 09:48 AM »

i embed youtube videos by just using the URL from the address bar.....

creations de Ramlal Tien en vol

i just pulled this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Icvrtr6_o8U off the address bar and popped it into the post



OK, I just copied the URL from the address bar on a video I posted  I will paste it right here         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqD9wMXLLPU



When I hit quote to see what it did ( and it did not embed as you can see, this is what I see. 

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqD9wMXLLPU
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« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2014, 09:59 AM »

i have found that the forum software does not like the "s" in the https remove the s and it might work....the preview button is your friend too!
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« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM »

Rev B MV #1


yeah....the forum did not like the "s"
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« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2014, 10:41 AM »

Rev B MV #1

yeah....the forum did not like the "s"


Thank you gentlemen, I would have never figured that out.  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2014, 11:07 AM »

Thanks Thief it works fine now that I've removed the 'S' !

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