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Tip for posting Youtube Video

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VBBAF ( this board ) has one of the most current versions of the phpBB web board software. Many other sites use versions over 5 years old. As a result, one of the cool features we enjoy is the ability to embed youtube videos in our posts. By "embed" I mean having a picture of the video with controls to watch it......versus just a URL.


You can accomplish this by putting youtube tags on both ends of your youtube URLs:




However sometimes that doesn't work. Instead of getting the youtube player embedded in the post you get something like this:



The way around this is to delete the ampersand ( the '&' symbol ) and everything in the URL after it.


Instead of this:



Remove this or any part of the URL that starts with a '&'



Writing just this



To get this

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