How to Embed a Video in a Post

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How to Embed a Video in a Post

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Postby Bell 407 » Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:11 pm

How to embed a video in a post.

(1) Start a new post.
(2) Click on the Play icon (circled in red below right).
(3) The Video dialogue box will appear.
(4) Select the type of video you wish to embed from the drop-down list.
(5) Paste the URL of the video you wish to embed.
(6) Select the size of the embedded video to be displayed (use the smallest size to save on bandwidth).
(7) Click submit.

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Re: How to Embed a Video in a Post

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Postby Bell 407 » Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:25 am

Regarding Facebook, use the above but select the Facebook dropdown option.

Then, in all Facebook videos you will find a 10 digit code in the URL for example "918155094933785". Copy this code and then using the example field from the Embed dropdown option just replace that 10 digit code with the 10 digit url video clip code of the video you want to embed. Here's how:

(1) Copy and paste the example url https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=2031763147233 into your post.
(2) Copy the 10 digit video clip url of the video you want to embed and replace the 10 digit code in (1) above with that code.
(3) Copy and paste this new url https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=918155094933785 into the Facebook dropdown option.
(4) Click Insert into message.
(5) Submit your post and the Facebook video clip will be embedded in your post.

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Re: How to Embed a Video in a Post

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Postby Joeatc » Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:37 pm

How about loading it directly from my laptop?

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Re: How to Embed a Video in a Post

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Postby Bell 407 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:33 pm

Hi Joe,

Nope not going to work as we have set certain limits on attachments.

This is all done to manage bandwidth on the site and to ensure we do not overshoot our allocation. So whilst we provide and mange the site for users (and for which we take responsibility), likewise we also expect our users to carry some of the responsibility themselves. So by you (read users) uploading your videos to your own site such as YouTube and Vimeo, you carry the cost for that bandwidth. You then post a link or embed a link in your post here which doesn't then use bandwidth for the site.

Hope this helps?

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Re: How to Embed a Video in a Post

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Postby Joeatc » Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:21 am

Yup it does, thanks.


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