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Embedding youtube videos?

  1. Jan 12, 2012 #1
    I can't seem to embed youtube videos into my posts on this forum?

    For example if I want to embed this video,

    I press the youtube tag inserter thingie. and then copy the address between the tags like so.

    (youtube) (/youtube) I had to use brackets so it didn't try to embed the video.

    But it comes up in the post like this.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=

    Thanks
    AL
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 25, 2014
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 12, 2012 #2
    Sorry, it is not obvious, but you just use the "v" string data from the URL. (youtube)aemXgP-2xyg(/youtube)
     
  4. Jan 12, 2012 #3
    Thanks Greg. :smile:
     
  5. Jan 12, 2012 #4
    The trick I use with these questions is just to hit the quote button on posts which have examples of what I need. You can then look at the original post to reverse engineer how to use tags in this forum.
     
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