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How to Embed Videos/Media

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To embed a video from YouTube, you must use the link in the address bar and not the link from the "Share" button.  A YouTube link also needs to have "https" at the front and not "http" and be a "youtube.com" link, not a "youtu.be" link.

 

When you paste in a YouTube link, the forum should automatically recognise that it's an "embedded" link, and a barely noticeable black bar appears at the bottom of the editor, asking if you want to keep it as embedded or as a link.

 

Links from the following sites are supported for embedding: College Humor, Coub, Dailymotion, Facebook, Flickr, Funny Or Die, Gfycat, Google+, Google Maps, Hulu, Instagram, ReverbNation, Screencast.com, SmugMug, SoundCloud, Spotify, TED, Twitch, Twitter, Ustream, Vimeo, Vine, Wistia, YouTube.

 

However... links that were added before the upgrade (of June 2018) may no longer be embedded, it depends on how they were previously linked.


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Marina

(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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