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Sweet Candace
November 2nd, 2010, 5:12 PM
The title says it all, I'm trying to put a YouTube video on a post and I'm having extreme difficulties in getting it to show.

Can anyone help me?

November 2nd, 2010, 5:30 PM
Did you make sure to use tags properly?

The usage is simply [youtube]<Video ID>

The Video ID number is found at the end of the URL like so:

Please note that the Video ID is case sensitive and may include dashes and other URL safe symbols...so copy/paste is recommended

Everything after the "v=" but before any '&' property.
Anything beginning with an '&' is just an extra parameter that tells youtube where the link is from, and is to be ignored and stripped from the URL before extracting the video ID.

Example: QJFhoLVVwyM

Sweet Candace
November 3rd, 2010, 7:25 AM
Thanks Pachy. I got the video I wanted to show visible, and now Mods can lock this, if they wish.