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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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