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    Video Tag Not Working Properly?

    For a couple of weeks now, if I input the video tags manually by typing [video]url[/video] (even if I use caps [VIDEO]url[/VIDEO]) I get this:

    http://<a href="http://www.youtube.c...GrPhI#t=31</a>

    But if I use the insert video button it works.



    I know I can just use the button, but it's a little annoying and sometimes doesn't load

    Is this happening to anyone else?

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    Last edited by darky89; 12-08-2013 at 19:27.

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    [video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Szi5OfGrPhI[/video]

    That is what I used, and it's working just fine.





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    You are doing it wrong.

    When I quote your post the [video] tags also has [URL] between it

    [video][URL]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Szi5OfGrPhI#t=31[/URL][/video]

    No need to add [url] tags to video posts. Remove them and Bingo!

    Last edited by keefy; 12-08-2013 at 19:38.

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    http://<a href="http://www.youtube.c...bDUj_PMdUk</a>

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    the first method, which you used, has a link.

    it looks like this:
    [video][URL]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbDUj_PMdUk[/URL][/video]

    it should look like this:
    [video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbDUj_PMdUk[/video]

    you can use the "unlink" tool to remove the link
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    http://<a href="http://www.youtube.c...TQBMphLht0</a>



    Blah! I never used to have to do that. Just going to have to get used to pasting as plain text.
    Last edited by darky89; 12-08-2013 at 19:56.

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    You only need to copy and paste the URL from the address bar to put between the [video] tags for the Youtube video to embed properly. [URL] tags are more used for stuff like hotlinking to an article, following the URL within the initial tag with a "=Source".
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