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#1 mikesmrs

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Posted 02 May 2016 - 03:48 AM

I feel stupid asking, but how do I insert a YouTube video into a post? 

 

Although I found lots of info about video's in general, I didn't spot anything about inserting one into a post.   :unsure:



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Posted 02 May 2016 - 04:19 AM

Hi mikesmrs,

 

Have a look here

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/612771/test/

 

They won't stay there long though

 

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Posted 02 May 2016 - 04:35 PM

Be sure the youtube URL contains the word 'watch' as in you have watched it when you copy it. If it's a shortened version of the URL it won't work.

Just paste the URL from the address bar in the browser.

Example from the link by hedgely
 
https://youtu.be/zmr2I8caF0c
Won't work

But after watching the video the URL becomes as follows in the example below. Don't copy the 'share' link given by youtube. Copy the URL from the browser URL bar.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmr2I8caF0c&feature=youtu.be
Becomes


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Posted 02 May 2016 - 07:55 PM

Alternate method:

In the toolbar editor click the first icon in the first row if the icons are grayed out.
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Then click the third icon from the left and choose Media. Paste the URL, then OK.

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Posted 03 May 2016 - 02:32 AM

Bingo!  Done it!  :thumbsup:

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/454829/the-one-word-song-game/?p=3991227

 

Many thanks for the help, hedgely / Animal and Queen-Evie:flowers:






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