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MtnBrewer
post Oct 27 2008, 09:45 PM
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A new feature has been added to the Brewboard that allows you to embed YouTube videos within a post, rather than just linking to them. The way it works is that a new tag has been created: the youtube tag. To embed a video, enclose the ID of the video within the youtube tags. For example, if there is a video on youtube at the following URL, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvPHdNVdGpk, you would enclose RvPHdNVdGpk within the tags like this:

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[youtube]RvPHdNVdGpk[/youtube]


Which would embed the video within your post like this:



Alternatively, for the typing impaired, you can click on the Insert Special Item dropdown in the editing form then scroll down to YouTube. This will open a box into which you can paste the video ID. It will automagically insert the tags for you.

The video will not automatically start playing. It will only start when you click on the play button. Note that this will not work with any videos other than youtube. Also remember that videos you embed or link to fall under the same PG-13 restrictions as any other post.

Thanks to psolio and kroyster for helping me get this feature installed.
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MtnBrewer   Embedding YouTube Videos   Oct 27 2008, 09:45 PM
BrewBasser   sweet. I was wondering when we would get this fea...   Oct 27 2008, 09:56 PM
SammyP   Friggin' sweet.   Oct 27 2008, 09:58 PM
Hop Mania   This will make the RickRoll much harder...   Oct 27 2008, 11:12 PM
Connie   QUOTE(Hop Mania @ Oct 28 2008, 12:12 AM) ...   Oct 27 2008, 11:14 PM
Connie   Sam, I like you, don't make me hurt you. Tha...   Oct 27 2008, 11:12 PM
cbbrown40   Cool, and good tunes   Oct 27 2008, 11:39 PM
mikebrad   The disabling of images feature in My Controls doe...   Oct 28 2008, 08:44 AM
MtnBrewer   QUOTE(mikebrad @ Oct 28 2008, 07:44 AM) T...   Oct 28 2008, 08:48 AM
Bigtoe68   Sweet! Thanks for your hard work.   Oct 28 2008, 12:12 PM
awall   thanks a lot for adding this, it's awesome...   Oct 28 2008, 08:20 PM
stout_fan   I'm just shocked that Mtn didn't do a rick...   Oct 29 2008, 06:32 AM
ChefLamont   QUOTE(stout_fan @ Oct 29 2008, 07:32 AM) ...   Oct 29 2008, 07:18 AM
IronGuillotine   Awesome feature! Very useful and fun.   Nov 13 2008, 04:14 PM
JoePolvino   Stopped working for me. Please see my post here f...   Nov 25 2008, 03:02 PM
psolio   QUOTE(JoePolvino @ Nov 25 2008, 01:02 PM)...   Nov 25 2008, 03:40 PM
psolio   YouTube test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUL-q...   Nov 25 2008, 03:35 PM
MtnBrewer   Let's try it.... You sure it's 640? Loo...   Nov 25 2008, 04:31 PM
psolio   QUOTE(MtnBrewer @ Nov 25 2008, 02:31 PM) ...   Nov 25 2008, 05:11 PM
MtnBrewer   QUOTE(psolio @ Nov 25 2008, 03:11 PM) I d...   Nov 25 2008, 05:40 PM


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