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#1 ツ  

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Posted April 12, 2013 - 06:44 PM

When I paste the youtube link it just shows the link, no video. It worked fine before...and seems like it's just me who has the problem...please help

 

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when i paste the link it doesnt show as the video player


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Posted April 12, 2013 - 06:46 PM

^

 

http://lakernation.c...t/#entry1329203


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Posted April 13, 2013 - 07:47 PM

Can't imagine the issue.

When you paste the link into your post, make sure it's not showing up as a hyperlink (in other words, underlined). If it is, highlight it and hit the unlink button (looks like a broken chain in your RTE toolbar).

Honestly, that's the only thing I can think of that would be causing this problem.

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Posted April 14, 2013 - 09:23 AM

it happening to me too 


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Posted April 14, 2013 - 09:39 AM

 

works now. just had to unlink it...thanks rd

 

we have to do this manually now?


Edited by ツ  , April 14, 2013 - 09:40 AM.

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Posted April 14, 2013 - 10:12 AM

Manually invoke the media BBcode in your editor, like this:

http://pastebin.com/mcqKRH5A

 

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Posted April 29, 2013 - 08:41 PM

I am having the same issue.


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Posted April 29, 2013 - 09:37 PM

Top-left of your RTE (editor), you'll see an icon that looks like an eraser...and to the left of it, very corner, you'll see a light switch.
 
Hit the light switch (this should disable your format buttons), then paste the link into your post box.

 

From that point, you can flip the switch back (if you need the format buttons, such as bold and italics), and then hit the Post button.

 

The issue is actually pasting the link.  It's hard to explain in layman's terms...but when your RTE (Rich Text Editor) is turned on, you're basically posting in a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) textbox.  

 

So, when you paste a link...it's a link, and it doesn't convert into the Youtube video.


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Posted June 25, 2013 - 04:29 PM

Top-left of your RTE (editor), you'll see an icon that looks like an eraser...and to the left of it, very corner, you'll see a light switch.
 
Hit the light switch (this should disable your format buttons), then paste the link into your post box.

 

From that point, you can flip the switch back (if you need the format buttons, such as bold and italics), and then hit the Post button.

 

The issue is actually pasting the link.  It's hard to explain in layman's terms...but when your RTE (Rich Text Editor) is turned on, you're basically posting in a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) textbox.  

 

So, when you paste a link...it's a link, and it doesn't convert into the Youtube video.

Thanks, I was having the same issue but this helped out.


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Posted November 21, 2013 - 02:21 PM

 

Just wanted to try this out. First time I saw this and it works like magic.


Edited by Hero, November 21, 2013 - 02:22 PM.

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