Tech Talk Discuss PC Hardware, Software, Internet and Other Technology

Place a You Tube video in a post

Old 11-08-13, 11:34 AM
  #1  
Cool New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Posts: 33
Place a You Tube video in a post

Can anyone tell me how to embed a you tube video in a post in the forum? I have copied the url, but all I get is the link. I want to be able to see a a picture of the video and let the user just click on it to play in the post rather go to You Tube to watch it. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
Scott22 is offline  
Old 11-08-13, 11:56 AM
  #2  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Josh-da-man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: The Bible Belt
Posts: 30,348
Re: Place a You Tube video in a post

On the youtube video page, click the "SHARE" tab, then click the "EMBED" tab.

You'll see a field with code in it. Highlight this code, copy it, and then paste it into the post.
Josh-da-man is offline  
Old 11-08-13, 01:05 PM
  #3  
Cool New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Posts: 33
Re: Place a You Tube video in a post

Thanks for the quick response!
Scott22 is offline  
Old 04-23-16, 04:13 PM
  #4  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Jack Straw's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 1999
Location: So. Calif.
Posts: 5,024
Re: Place a You Tube video in a post

I tried doing that without success. I'm wondering if anything has changed either here or at YouTube since this apparently worked in the past?
Jack Straw is offline  
Old 04-23-16, 04:34 PM
  #5  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Obi-Wan Jabroni's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Detroit
Posts: 10,564
Re: Place a You Tube video in a post

Yes, it has changed. Now you have to use [yt] [/ yt] tags (without the space in the second tag), and place the video ID (the seemingly random numbers and letters that appear after the "v=" in the URL) between the tags
Obi-Wan Jabroni is offline  
Old 04-23-16, 04:36 PM
  #6  
Political Exile
 
Norm de Plume's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Toronto
Posts: 15,188
Re: Place a You Tube video in a post

If you want to post a video from a site other than Youtube, you're shit outta luck.
Norm de Plume is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.