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[HOW TO] Embed a YouTube or VIMEO video in a thread

Postby NURB » November 10th, 2010, 9:44 am

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This seems to be a source of frustration with many users, so I thought I'd post this up as a little How-To.

Let's say you want to show this video of 2010 Cleveland Sketch Battle:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGjVKXQ0xQc

In order to embed the video:
1. Click the "youtube" button above
2. Copy everything after the "=" sign (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGjVKXQ0xQc) and paste that between the YouTube tags [youtube]**right here**[/youtube]

When done correctly, you get this result:

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Re: [HOW TO] Embed a YouTube video in a thread

Postby yo » November 12th, 2010, 4:18 pm

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Thanks for posting that how to Chris!

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Take the Vimeo url
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http://vimeo.com/132736


Plasce it between vimeo tags, note the absence of 'www.' in the code.
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[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/132736[/vimeo]


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Hey Will, nice selection of a video to use as a posting demo!

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I've had trouble posting an image on these boards. I'm going to test it....

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Ah ha! Its the Place inline button I was missing. Now I get it.

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Glad this was posted, I didn't get it at first.
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