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How to embed a Youtube video into a post

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How to embed a Youtube video into a post

Post by admin » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:04 am

The first thing you do is get the address to the video you want to embed. Go to the Youtube.com website, find your video and click on "Share". You'll see the address to the video pop up. Mouse over the link, right click and click "copy" to save this in the computer's memory temporarily.
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Go to your new VandyMania post and paste the address to the YouTube video into the message text area, where you want to the video to appear.
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Highlight the address to the post by dragging your cursor over the address and then click the video widget to place the needed code with the address.
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Once you see that the code is around the video's address you can click "submit" to post your post with video included.
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https://youtu.be/0_otEQFmc-k
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Re: How to embed a Youtube video into a post

Post by admin » Fri May 08, 2020 10:33 am

If you don't see that icon your browser doesn't support it. You can still post the video though. You'll need to type in the BB code to do that. It's basically two brackets with "youtube" inside. The second youtube has a / in it before youtube. Check out the example below.
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Re: How to embed a Youtube video into a post

Post by admin » Fri May 08, 2020 10:44 am

Note about embedding video: There are two ways to embed YouTube videos. Actually, there are two icons you can click on. The basic video icon with a sideways ">" graphic in it which is described in the original post of this topic. We also have the YouTube icon. Both these widgets do the same thing except that the YouTube icon is for YouTube videos only. The other video icon works for YouTube vids too. If you use the YouTube icon your embedded video will be larger (700 x 394) pixels. The regular video icon is smaller at 560 x 315 pixels. I recommend using the YouTube icon for YouTube videos.

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[youtube]https://youtu.be/iGAsCF5l3YA[/youtube]
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