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Having trouble posting youtube videos?

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Users on this forum can now embed youtube videos into their posts by using the 'Youtube' tags on the 'post a reply' pages.

However, we have noticed that some videos are not showing up properly, and this post is just to help everyone around this issue.

Basically, you only need part of the link to be contained within the tags - the required bit is emphasised with italics in the youtube link examples below:

youtube.com/watch?v=FAp7KhHNhZw
youtube.com/watch?v=DRpQ-w6d6xU
youtube.com/watch?v=JCykFawdq40


So if you basically take the v= codes and place them within the youtube tags, your video will show. Therefore when you are posting a reply, you should see some text like this (except without all the coding nonsense):

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[Youtube]DRpQ-w6d6xU[/Youtube]


Hopefully this info clears up any previous confusion! If anyone has any further questions, fire away. :)
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Why does Youtube suck?
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EwanM wrote:Why does Youtube suck?

B/c it's like a vacuum: picks up dirt from everywhere.
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darwin_dali wrote:
EwanM wrote:Why does Youtube suck?

B/c it's like a vacuum: picks up dirt from everywhere.

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7UpJordan wrote:
darwin_dali wrote:
EwanM wrote:Why does Youtube suck?

B/c it's like a vacuum: picks up dirt from everywhere.

Who needs a Dyson?

People w/o balls :hehe:
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I'm still trying to figure out how to do this? Ok so I have a video I want to share and then I click on 'embed' and then a bunch of mumbo jumbo appears vvvvv. Out of that mess what should I copy/paste?

<object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/3EXRPxC-5bE?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/3EXRPxC-5bE?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="480" height="385"></embed></object>
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texasmr2 wrote:I'm still trying to figure out how to do this? Ok so I have a video I want to share and then I click on 'embed' and then a bunch of mumbo jumbo appears vvvvv. Out of that mess what should I copy/paste?

<object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/3EXRPxC-5bE?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/3EXRPxC-5bE?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="480" height="385"></embed></object>

Don't click on embed, simply copy the part of the link in your browser after the equal sign!
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Like this? What else am I missing?
3EXRPxC-5bE
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texasmr2 wrote:Like this?
3EXRPxC-5bE

Do I like this? :P

So, now you paste this between the youtube flags which you will get by pressing the youtube button above the message body box (your cursor will be right where it should be, between the 2 youtube flags).
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I'm lost :hehe: !
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texasmr2 wrote:I'm lost :hehe: !

You see those Youtube flags below your quote? You get them by clicking on the Youtube button right above where it says Tip: Styles can be...
Once you click on that Youtube button you'll have those two bracketed flags and your cursor is right between them, thus paste your copied link right there and you're set :thumbup:
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[Youtube.]3EXRPxC-5bE[./Youtube]
[youtube]3EXRPxC-5bE[/youtube]

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Huge help so thank you!! It seems I'm missing the tag part but can just type in the YouTube stuff just like is in our quotes? I'm just having troubles with finding the correct button for the tags so I can paste.
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texasmr2 wrote:Huge help so thank you!! It seems I'm missing the tag part but can just type in the YouTube stuff just like is in our quotes? I'm just having troubles with finding the correct button for the tags so I can paste.


The panel is just above the entry box where you type your post. Now furthest button to the right.
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vaptin wrote:
texasmr2 wrote:Huge help so thank you!! It seems I'm missing the tag part but can just type in the YouTube stuff just like is in our quotes? I'm just having troubles with finding the correct button for the tags so I can paste.


The panel is just above the entry box where you type your post. Now furthest button to the right.

Now I'm even more confused after trying to find what your talking about :irked: !!
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