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How To Embed a YouTube Link In A Forum Message
Edited by RicoLX on Sep 18, 2011 at 12:54:37 PM

How do you successfully add a YouTube link in a Forum post?  I have tried copying the embed code from a Youtube clip and paste into a forum response.  When I click Preview, the video shows up just as it is in Youtube.  But when I am about to post the message to the Wireless forum, the embed/html code is stripped out with an "invalid html" alert.

 

Anyone know the exact steps to take for adding a Youtube clip into a forum response?

 

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Hi Dcookie,

From YouTube:
Find the specific video you want
Click "Share" then "Embed"
Copy the HTML embed code it gives you.

On the Community:
Make a new post
Click the "HTML" edit tab in the text editor
Paste the HTML code

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Sep 18, 2011 1:54:55 PM
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Hi RicoLX,

 

Using Advanced HTML is not a permission that everyone on the Community is allowed to use.  To allow embedding coding you will need to have this permission.

 

Right now CL's have the ability to use all HTML.

 

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Sep 18, 2011 8:02:03 PM
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pamelaz...how exactly do I embed a video?? 

 




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Hi Dcookie,

From YouTube:
Find the specific video you want
Click "Share" then "Embed"
Copy the HTML embed code it gives you.

On the Community:
Make a new post
Click the "HTML" edit tab in the text editor
Paste the HTML code

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Sep 19, 2011 12:22:50 AM
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I guess that explains why my earlier instructions to the OP didn't work. :smileywink:

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Sep 19, 2011 2:39:15 AM
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pamelaz....I tried what you said to do. I put it into a new message,  I previewed it and the video was there but I got a message saying there was an invalid html. So when I published it, it took the vid right out. :smileysad: 

 

I'm using Google Chrome. Would that have anything to do with my being able to not embed a clip?

 




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spd2demun wrote:

I guess that explains why my earlier instructions to the OP didn't work. :smileywink:


Exactamundo spd! exactamundo (said in the accent and voice of that great android: BENDER)

 

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Dcookie wrote:

pamelaz....I tried what you said to do. I put it into a new message,  I previewed it and the video was there but I got a message saying there was an invalid html. So when I published it, it took the vid right out. :smileysad: 

 

I'm using Google Chrome. Would that have anything to do with my being able to not embed a clip?


Please try it again now.  There should be no problem with Chrome, I tested with that. :smileyhappy:

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Thanks. I am at work but I will try as soon as I can tonight. I CAN'T WAIT TO TRY IT! I sure HOPE it works. I have a few people depending on me. :smileywink:

 




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Good luck! Let me know if you need help. :smileyhappy:

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THANK YOU, pamelaz....IT WORKS!!! :smileyvery-happy:

 




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Super! :smileyhappy:

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Wow DC I saw the result post. Thanks PAM for walking DCookie through that process. Aint no stoppn her now!

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RicoLX wrote:
Wow DC I saw the result post. Thanks PAM for walking DCookie through that process. Aint no stoppn her now!

:smileyvery-happy:

 




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pamelaz wrote:
Super! :smileyhappy:

Is today COOTIE Day!!??!!

 

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... OOPS ! I mean, KUDO Day!?!..

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Just testing this feature out with AT&T's new 4G commercial.

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pamelaz wrote:
Hi Dcookie,

From YouTube:
Find the specific video you want
Click "Share" then "Embed"
Copy the HTML embed code it gives you.

On the Community:
Make a new post
Click the "HTML" edit tab in the text editor
Paste the HTML code

:smileyhappy:

Awesome post, Pam. I didn't know we could Embed a YouTube video within a post until today. Just tested it out and it worked. I plan on using this feature to help others on the forum in the future. :smileyhappy:

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I spotted that guy using an iPhone... :smileyvery-happy:

 

4G/LTE is still not widely built-out yet, if I understand correctly?  Mostly large cities right now?

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Nice commercial, I.R. and lookslike your feature works

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Spdemmun, yep and your metropolis is one of the lucky cities! Even way out in no mans land where I am its been upgraded

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spd2demun wrote:

I spotted that guy using an iPhone... :smileyvery-happy:

 

4G/LTE is still not widely built-out yet, if I understand correctlyMostly large cities right now?


I really hadn't noticed what phone he was using. :smileywink:  AT&T continues to build out their 4G network everyday. To check on a location in your area to see whether 4G is available or not, you can use this link to view AT&T's 4G  coverage maps: http://www.att.com/network/

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IrishRose, Spdemun's among the lucky that got the rollout

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Edited by Eileen89 on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:38:21 PM

RicoLX wrote:
IrishRose, Spdemun's among the lucky that got the rollout

LOL, he won't be able to take advantage of it, though, with his old RAZR. :smileywink:

 

 

JK: Spdemun. :smileyvery-happy:

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Maybe not for long! :smileyvery-happy:

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Irish Rose wrote:

Awesome post, Pam. I didn't know we could Embed a YouTube video within a post until today. Just tested it out and it worked. I plan on using this feature to help others on the forum in the future. :smileyhappy:


Super, glad to hear! :smileyhappy:

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lol, I.R. Did u tell'em thats so "2011" :smileyvery-happy:

Spoiler
  :smileysurprised: oh! Hey Spdemun! How are you? We were JUST talkn about you! Small world! :smileyvery-happy:

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Yes, small city and u(ni)-verse, LOL!

 

 

 



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Good song, spd2demun. :smileywink:  Maybe we can get IR to visit us at R.A.D.A.R.'S Cafe?? What do ya think?? :smileywink:

 




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You can give it a try. :smileywink:

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Hey guys,

Let's remember to keep this thread on topic about how to embed YouTube links.

Thanks!

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