HOW TO: Embed YouTube Video

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HOW TO: Embed YouTube Video

Post by J. H. Rasmussen »

You use the YT BBcode like this:

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[YT]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLZj3zOUZNs[/YT]
The YouTube video url needs to be an url to a YouTube video page, use the https protocol and the YouTube video id has to be the last parameter in the url.

This is the result:

To see the YT button you need to click on the button Full Editor & Preview.


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Re: HOW TO: Embed YouTube Video

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Ahhhh. Maybe i shoulda viewed it on the board, not in preview mode.
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Re: HOW TO: Embed YouTube Video

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Let me try what you did above...

Click full editor and preview...
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LMD wrote: Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:14 am Ahhhh. Maybe i shoulda viewed it on the board, not in preview mode.
I've experienced problems in the past both with preview and on the board. Why I can't say.

And yes I did it exactly as shown above.
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I thought I had done as JH had shown - both viewing in preview, and on the boards. But this time, even in preview it works.
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Well, the YouTube video url needs to use the https protocol and the YouTube video id has to be the last parameter in the url.
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I can't recall exactly what I did. So, take the URL in the browser address line, or the URL when clicking the video's "share" button.
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It's the address line url you need to use.
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K. Thanks!
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Re: HOW TO: Embed YouTube Video

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You guys can see the videos I post in the Google thread, right?

In IE11 the codes in this forum do not show the video. There is just a huge space where the video would be.
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