Can I embed Youtube and other videos in posts?

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Can I embed Youtube and other videos in posts?

Post by Flossie » Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:12 pm

Yes you can

1) You need to acquire the VideoID which is the text following the "=" sign in a youtube URL, so for instance for the youtube video at "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qJqOyHxgKg" the VideoID is "3qJqOyHxgKg"
2) Select the VideoID in the URL and copy to the clipboard with Ctrl-C
3) Click in your post and press Ctrl-V; the VideoID will be inserted into your post.
4) Select the VideoID by double-clicking on it, then select the "youtube" button at the top of the edit box if you wish the video to appear at the standard size, you should end up with the text [youtube ]3qJqOyHxgKg[/youtube ] ( without the spaces) which will embed the video in your post . ( If you want to specify the size of the video, you will have to specify the width and height as two numbers following the VideoID separated by spaces, then select all the text and click the "youtubesize" button at the top of the edit box, you should end up with something similar to [youtubesize ]3qJqOyHxgKg 1000 600[/youtubesize ]

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Re: Can I embed Youtube and other videos in posts?

Post by Flossie » Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:52 pm

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