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Embedding of youtube video

Postby laughing_man » Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:50 am

About the method of embedding the player of youtube video in this forum, I do not understand well.
Before, I have remembered that it was possible by URL which is not started and shortened not by https but by http.
However, I think now that it is not possible.
As for old-time post, even now, the player is embedded.
Is it related to the version of hphBB?
Does it need the following extension?
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/advanced_bbcode_box/

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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby kman » Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:26 pm

laughing_man, I will check it out!

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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby kman » Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:55 pm

laughing_man, I looked into this and we're going to see about getting an extension installed into the forums that will automatically parse the youtube (and other) URL into an embedded video. It might take a day or two, but we'll test it and let you know when it's working!

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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby laughing_man » Mon Apr 25, 2016 12:47 am

kman, Thank you very much :!:

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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby kman » Mon May 02, 2016 8:08 am

laughing_man (and everyone else),

We just updated the forums to support embedding over 105 different types of video and audio links - youtube, amazon, bbc news, vevo, twitter, ustream, vimeo, etc.

The way it works is this - just paste in the URL of the video you want to share like this (I'm pasting in a link to one of Steve's videos):



and the video will automagically embed and be ready to play.

ONE NOTE: This only works for new or edited posts. So if you have an existing post with a video link and you want the video to show up as embedded, just edit your post and re-submit it - that's all - you don't need to make any changes. The new extension will parse the video URL and embed the video.

If you want the video link to actually show up as a link/clickable text, you'll need to wrap it in the URL BBcode tag AND paste the URL in as plain text - like this:

Code: Select all

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EllBqKSdt90[/url]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EllBqKSdt90[

Turns into:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EllBqKSdt90

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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby Name_not_found » Mon May 02, 2016 10:49 am

Very nice, thanks Kman
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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby laughing_man » Mon May 02, 2016 2:58 pm

Thank you very much. I'm glad :D

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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby elandil » Mon May 02, 2016 5:58 pm

awesome. :)
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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby housil » Mon May 02, 2016 9:14 pm

Image Thx for fixing that!

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Re: Embedding of youtube video

Postby parafireboy » Tue May 03, 2016 12:46 am

That's great! :D


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