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#1274319 - 04/16/09 01:10 AM How to Post a Video
Javafour Offline
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Registered: 02/13/05
Posts: 6185
Loc: Kirkland, WA
OK gang, I've had a number of guys PM me recently asking how they can embed a video in their post. This is to put the video IN the post where it can be viewed here on PM and not just a link to another site where one has to watch it and then navigate back.

No problem.

First, if you are starting a new thread just go to the "make post" drop down menu box and select the "using HTML and UBB code" option.

If you are replying in an existing thread, do not use the text box that appears when you are reading the thread--it does NOT have the necessary drop down menu. Instead, use the "reply" or "quote" option and you will get a new screen with the necessary menu.

At this point, all you need to do is write whatever text you want and then simply paste the "Embed Code" from the video you want to post.

When you preview your post you should see your video there like a little TV set. If you do not then go back and make sure you were set on "Using HTML and UBB code" because sometimes you can accidentally changed the setting.

Videos can add a lot to a thread and we encourage you to post them. Just remember the usual TOS provisions apply to language, graphic material, etc. so keep that in mind and you'll be good to go!

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#1274320 - 04/16/09 01:24 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
Furhunter Offline
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Registered: 01/31/05
Posts: 5883
Loc: Western Colorado
Quote:

"Using HTML and UBB code"




So where do you change this? Mine says HTML is disabled, UBB code is enabled

I tried to follow your instructions but it's snot working
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#1274321 - 04/16/09 01:35 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Furhunter]
Javafour Offline
PM senior

Registered: 02/13/05
Posts: 6185
Loc: Kirkland, WA
Quote:

Quote:

"Using HTML and UBB code"




So where do you change this? Mine says HTML is disabled, UBB code is enabled

I tried to follow your instructions but it's snot working





OK, above the text box you have "post icon" and there are a bunch of icons you can click on.

Below the icons it says "Make Post" and there is a drop down menu arrow on the right. The default says "using UBB Code".

Hit the little arrow and the 3d choice down says "using HTML and UBB Code"--pick that one. This will enable HTML which is what you need to post a video.

Again, you MUST do this after selecting the "reply" or "quote" options. You won't get the drop down menu without choosing one of those.
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#1274322 - 04/16/09 01:51 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
cngerms Offline
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Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
Quote:

Below the icons it says "Make Post" and there is a drop down menu arrow on the right. The default says "using UBB Code".




Therein lies the problem with some of us. I do NOT have this drop down menu on my NEW POST/QUOTE/REPLY page. I've been trying to figure this out for quite some time and now I know why I haven't been successful. BUMMER!

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#1274323 - 04/16/09 02:06 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: cngerms]
Javafour Offline
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Registered: 02/13/05
Posts: 6185
Loc: Kirkland, WA
Stu!! Stu!!! Help!!!

Here is what mine looks like:

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#1274324 - 04/16/09 02:10 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
cngerms Offline
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Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
Thanks Java!!! You sure cleared up this little rash for me! My forehead was beginning to bruise.

I'll patiently await Stu's repairs if possible.
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#1274325 - 04/16/09 02:36 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: cngerms]
Javafour Offline
PM senior

Registered: 02/13/05
Posts: 6185
Loc: Kirkland, WA
OK, I may have fouled up here.

I assumed everybody had the HTML and UBB ability.

We need to find out from Stu if/how guys can have the HTML enabled. Hopefully that isn't some mod-only deal! It may just be a permissions setting he can change if there isn't a reason I don't know of that it can't or shouldn't be.
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#1274326 - 04/16/09 05:39 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
MTurbo Offline
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Registered: 03/13/08
Posts: 3608
Loc: Mesa Arizona
I dont have that drop down box either.
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#1274327 - 04/16/09 08:02 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: MTurbo]
Stu Farish Offline
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Registered: 04/22/01
Posts: 23137
Loc: Have gun, will travel
Quote:

I dont have that drop down box either.




I do. Don't know if this is a user rights issue or not. Will have to look into it.
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#1274328 - 04/16/09 08:52 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Stu Farish]
Furhunter Offline
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Registered: 01/31/05
Posts: 5883
Loc: Western Colorado
Apparently I went to bed too early

Mines the same way......no drop box.
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#1274329 - 04/16/09 09:49 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Furhunter]
cngerms Offline
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Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
Quote:

Apparently I went to bed too early

Mines the same way......no drop box.




HA! Yea, it was a late night for me. I was still wound up from my Tea Party.
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#1274330 - 04/17/09 08:32 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: cngerms]
cngerms Offline
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Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
I haven't received a reply or further word so I guess this feature is reserved for mods???
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#1274331 - 04/17/09 08:35 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: cngerms]
Stu Farish Offline
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Registered: 04/22/01
Posts: 23137
Loc: Have gun, will travel
don't have an answer yet
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#1274332 - 04/17/09 09:22 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Stu Farish]
cngerms Offline
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Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
OK, thanks, Stu!
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#1274333 - 04/19/09 10:40 AM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: cngerms]
Stu Farish Offline
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Registered: 04/22/01
Posts: 23137
Loc: Have gun, will travel
try again & see if this works.
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#1274334 - 04/19/09 02:18 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Stu Farish]
cngerms Offline
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Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
Stu, PM sent
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#1274335 - 04/19/09 03:03 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
cngerms Offline
Die Hard Member

Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
Cool! Now it works! Thanks, Stu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#1274336 - 04/19/09 06:14 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: cngerms]
Furhunter Offline
PM senior

Registered: 01/31/05
Posts: 5883
Loc: Western Colorado
Hey I gotta little drop down box thingy now........cool!!
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#1274337 - 04/19/09 06:25 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Furhunter]
cngerms Offline
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Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
Stu's on the ball, man!
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#1274338 - 04/19/09 06:38 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
Furhunter Offline
PM senior

Registered: 01/31/05
Posts: 5883
Loc: Western Colorado
It works!!!!!!!

OK I am a happy camper now!! I must have played with it for 2 hours one night trying to figure it out. Come to find out, just wasnt going to get it done with what I had.

Thanks Stu!


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#1274339 - 04/19/09 06:55 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Furhunter]
cngerms Offline
Die Hard Member

Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
OK, I hope this is my final question. I see that I only have 4 drop-down menu items in The Church. Will video posting capabilities be site-wide or limited to The Church?
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#1274340 - 04/19/09 07:05 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: cngerms]
Stu Farish Offline
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Registered: 04/22/01
Posts: 23137
Loc: Have gun, will travel
it has to be set in each forum. I don't want to change things until I hear from the moderators of those forums.
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#1274341 - 04/19/09 07:20 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Stu Farish]
cngerms Offline
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Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 808
Loc: Mid-Atlantic
OK, thanks!
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#2435542 - 02/15/13 01:04 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
Road Offline
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Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 14
Loc: Ont Canada

I can't get it to work. Can anyone help I've tried all the steps and nothing
this is what shows up


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#2435543 - 02/15/13 01:04 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
Road Offline
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Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 14
Loc: Ont Canada
I guess it worked just doesnt show up in review
lol

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#2676303 - 04/23/14 09:26 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
crittr gittr Online
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Registered: 08/31/12
Posts: 1278
Loc: UTAH


Edited by crittr gittr (04/23/14 09:32 PM)
Edit Reason: could'nt figure it out at first. Sorry
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#2703639 - 07/25/14 01:59 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
hm1996 Offline
PM Junkie

Registered: 07/23/06
Posts: 15137
Loc: S. Texas
Originally Posted By: Road
I guess it worked just doesnt show up in review


Sure glad you posted that, Road. Been trying to imbed videos for some time and had given up!



Regards,
hm


Edited by hm1996 (07/25/14 04:08 PM)
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#2832704 - 05/19/15 03:06 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
Recon Ops Offline
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Registered: 01/28/12
Posts: 115
Loc: Idaho
I also had given up until just now. Good thing you said that b/c I kept hitting "preview post" and looking for a little TV icon or something and none was showing up. Just a note to all that the embedded video will not show up on the preview, only a posting of the code.
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#2985276 - 08/14/16 07:20 PM Re: How to Post a Video [Re: Javafour]
Shurshot Offline
Die Hard Member II

Registered: 06/23/12
Posts: 1276
Loc: Ohio
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Edited by Shurshot (08/30/16 12:42 AM)

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