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03-01-2012, 7:55 AM
Trying to figure out how to embed a youtube video.
<iframe width="640" height="480" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/4IlbpuFbufk?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Oh well, I give up for now.
03-01-2012, 9:39 AM
Go you youtube
Copy video's ULR
Copy the bolded section after ?v=
Paste it between
Click on Quote and you will be able to see what I did
03-01-2012, 9:52 AM
just for clarification, ALL you need is the code above. sometimes links will be followed with an ampersand(&) and more code, but you do not need it.
the bolded is necessary, the code after(in red) is not.
03-01-2012, 7:21 PM
03-01-2012, 8:08 PM
anybody know how to make it start at a certain timecode? cause sometimes vidyas are long and i just want it to go to the place that makes my point
03-01-2012, 10:33 PM
I've seen people link to timecodes in the comments section on youtube, but never tried it myself. However I doubt that would translate into being able to embed a video to start at a specified time in the video. Good question though, now i am curious.
03-01-2012, 11:34 PM
Nice thaanks!! I could never figure it out!!
03-02-2012, 12:34 AM
here is a timecoded link but it doesnt work with the forums youtube embed
03-02-2012, 1:52 AM
Also: FYI - embedding youtube videos on a forum or website disables the ads. whereas, if you click on a youtube link from a forum or website, or are watching videos at youtube.com, you will see ads.
03-02-2012, 11:50 AM
One other note - the bit of text embedded between the youtube tags is subject to the forum word filter! If part of that text string makes a 'bad word', that part will get replaced by *!
Had a frustrating 5 minutes one day with that problem.
03-02-2012, 12:07 PM
Had to pull a gun today!
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