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Blog entry by Cricket posted 03-18-2014 01:11 AM 2115 reads 7 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

(1) Go to this video (or any really) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNoLJy68ZcE

(2) Below the video you will see a tab for sharing. Select that tab.

(3) Once you are on the share tab, then select the embed tab.

(4) The iFrame option they offer does not work so you need to click on use old embed code.

(5) Once you have the old embed code you then simply copy and paste it to the message.


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-18-2014 01:16 AM

Thank you for figuring this out. It has been a sore point here for quite some time. I am sure it will be utilized.

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#2 posted 03-18-2014 01:20 AM

Thanks Cricket I’ll give it a try some time.

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#3 posted 03-18-2014 01:26 AM

I hope to have an easier method in the future, but this will work for now. :-)

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#4 posted 03-18-2014 02:23 AM

Glad you did the footwork. Will be useful in the future.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 03-18-2014 02:45 AM

Thanks for the info & more importantly, the ability to embed video!!!

It is greatly appreciated.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#6 posted 03-18-2014 11:57 AM

This will be a huge asset to the site. Thanks for making this happen.

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#7 posted 03-19-2014 03:20 AM

and this can be the way to post in forum messages.. or only in the video section?
ooo… this is how to share an already existing youtube video into a message.
guess, might be time to make a youtube acct or something.

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Cricket

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#8 posted 03-19-2014 03:21 AM

Yes, you can do this in a forum message as well! :)

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#9 posted 03-19-2014 12:05 PM

Thnx Cricket. One o these days, I’ll have to try my luck at a video

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#10 posted 03-23-2014 01:23 AM

Is that you singing!?

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#11 posted 03-23-2014 03:26 AM

I hear that often from people when I post the video. I can’t figure out why.
She is like in her 20s and I am 50 sumfin. LOLOLOLOL

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#12 posted 03-23-2014 03:28 AM

Gee you type like you’re in your twenties LOL!

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#13 posted 03-23-2014 04:08 AM

How in the heck does someone type like their in their 20s?

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#14 posted 03-23-2014 09:14 PM

With verve and zest for life…? I’m on the far side of 50 also so I don’t really remember typing like a twenty year old LOL!

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#15 posted 03-30-2014 06:47 AM

Thank you for helping me figure this out!! I just tried to add a video and the html text was showing instead of my video!! You’re a life saver!

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