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How to embed a YouTube Video in your post (updated Aug 16)
« on: August 24, 2016, 07:43:14 PM »
How to Embed a You Tube video into your post (updated Aug'16)

Firstly find your video on YouTube

Beneath the video you'll see the "Share" button. Click on that:





That reveals a new area that has a highlighted ink. Copy that link:





Paste that link in your post preferably two lines down after your last line of text.

Important:  Do NOT put the link between any url tags. Just paste it "as is" and the forum software will do the rest when it's been posted.

However, if you wish you may put the YouTube link between "youtube" tags 




Supported link types:

YouTube links come in all shapes and forms. The following examples are supported:





When it goes wrong, error messages:

If you've posted the link incorrectly, if it's an old unsuppported link, or if the video is not available due to issues at YouTube or even removed, then you'll see this:



More than likely the link you posted is in an old format or incorrect.  :016:


Other supported video types:

Using the same process above, we've also added support for Vimeo videos and Imgur  gifv.

 


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