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Embedding Youtube videos

Started by BiscuityBoyle, March 15, 2016, 22:26:51

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BiscuityBoyle

How is it done, basically? (This is the second forum I've joined in my life [the other was a now defunct football forum about 10 years ago...] and I'm hopeless with code...)

I tried to see how others do it, but to no avail  :(

Liza80

All I do is copy the link and paste it into here 😎

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Ulrich

Quote from: BiscuityBoyle on March 15, 2016, 22:26:51
I tried to see how others do it, but to no avail


Try "quoting" their posts and you can maybe see it.

Got to admit, I don't really know how it works! I think it used to happen "automatically" when I put in any yt link, but now it does not any more. No idea why.  :oops:
Can't you see I try? Swimming the same deep water as you is hard...

dsanchez

As long as you insert the address as http:// instead of https:// it will work
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Ulrich

Quote from: dsanchez on March 17, 2016, 22:27:18
As long as you insert the address as http:// instead of https:// it will work


Thanks, I had no idea there'd be such an easy solution!  :)
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dsanchez

Quote from: Ulrich on March 19, 2016, 10:18:36
Quote from: dsanchez on March 17, 2016, 22:27:18
As long as you insert the address as http:// instead of https:// it will work


Thanks, I had no idea there'd be such an easy solution!  :)


now it should work automatically with both http:// or https:// but besides YouTube, the application will convert links from Facebook, Vimeo into embeded videos.
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MeltingMan

Quote from: dsanchez on May 22, 2016, 21:26:30
now it should work automatically with both http:// or https://

It seems that the function has been widely restricted in order to...save space?
Look at the 'classic'-thread for example.It doesn't work automatically.🤔
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Ulrich

Quote from: MeltingMan on July 31, 2016, 12:23:10
It seems that the function has been widely restricted in order to...save space?


No. I'm sure the Admin would have told us about such a restriction.

Quote from: MeltingMan on July 31, 2016, 12:23:10
Look at the 'classic'-thread for example.It doesn't work automatically.


Well, it did when I just posted "Delia's gone" in "Currently listening to...".  :o
It did not work when I tried to post "Last dance" last week.
Thus, it might be a problem with the settings on youtube, e.g. when "embedding" is disabled?  :?
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dsanchez

Quote from: MeltingMan on July 31, 2016, 12:23:10
It seems that the function has been widely restricted in order to...save space?
Look at the 'classic'-thread for example.It doesn't work automatically.🤔


can you share the link to the thread? not sure what you mean by "classic" thread. Thanks!
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Ulrich

While I do not know which thread he meant, I suggest to look into "currently listening", where I posted a Johnny Cash live vid (embedding worked), then the other day I tried to post another vid of him and it didn't work.
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MeltingMan

Quote from: dsanchez on August 06, 2016, 18:49:17
can you share the link to the thread?

Sorry David,I can't (for technical reasons).I meant 'Robert loves classical music.Do you??'
opened by BisquityBoyle.All yt-videos were fully embedded in the beginning, but now only
one.Some are 'no longer available' and the rest is only visible via the link.I can't figure it out.
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Ulrich

Quote from: MeltingMan on August 07, 2016, 11:10:42
All yt-videos were fully embedded in the beginning,but now only one.
Some are 'no longer available' and the rest is only visible via the link.


As you can imagine, if a youtube video gets deleted by youtube (or the user on yt), the link will not work any more (nothing to do with our forum then).

Again: I can imagine it has to do with the settings on youtube (if a video is disabled for embedding, it won't work, no matter what David does here in the forum). I'm guessing these settings on yt can be changed too, or if a certain number is achieved, embedding does not work any more. (I'm not registered on yt, so can't look into details there.)
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