YouTube embedding

Use this space for bug reports or to discuss site functionality and statistics.

YouTube embedding

Postby junglesmacks » Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:07 pm

I take it that there's no more embedding YouTube videos?
Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.
User avatar
junglesmacks
 
Posts: 5809
Joined: Wed May 26, 2010 9:54 pm
Location: Orlando, FL/Kailua, HI
Camp Name: Your mom's tent

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby ygmir » Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:32 pm

junglesmacks wrote:I take it that there's no more embedding YouTube videos?



*starts crying all over again*

sadly, JS........."no".........
YGMIR

Unabashed Nordic
Pagan
User avatar
ygmir
 
Posts: 25998
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:36 pm
Location: nevada county
Burning Since: 2017
Camp Name: qqqq

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:50 pm

http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... 6&t=549845

It goes a litle like this:
Code: Select all
<object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/{IDENTIFIER}"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/{TEXT}" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"></embed></object>


It only takes implementation.
Please to visit PAGE TWO.
User avatar
Ugly Dougly
 
Posts: 16342
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:31 am
Location: San Jose, CA
Burning Since: 1996

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby junglesmacks » Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:02 am

ooooo.. how can we best get this done? Appeal to spanky?
Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.
User avatar
junglesmacks
 
Posts: 5809
Joined: Wed May 26, 2010 9:54 pm
Location: Orlando, FL/Kailua, HI
Camp Name: Your mom's tent

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby Bob » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:18 am

That is so not a bug as far as I'm concerned.
Amazing desert structures & stuff: http://sites.google.com/site/potatotrap/

"Let us say I suggest you may be human." -- Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam
User avatar
Bob
 
Posts: 6762
Joined: Wed Sep 03, 2003 10:00 am
Location: San Francisco
Burning Since: 1986
Camp Name: Royaneh

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:36 am

Bob wrote:That is so not a bug as far as I'm concerned.

You may be alone in this, Bob.
Please to visit PAGE TWO.
User avatar
Ugly Dougly
 
Posts: 16342
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:31 am
Location: San Jose, CA
Burning Since: 1996

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby junglesmacks » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:23 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:
Bob wrote:That is so not a bug as far as I'm concerned.

You may be alone in this, Bob.



Agreed. I think the YouTube embeds gave a good amount of flavor and depth to the boards, in addition to being helpful at times.
Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.
User avatar
junglesmacks
 
Posts: 5809
Joined: Wed May 26, 2010 9:54 pm
Location: Orlando, FL/Kailua, HI
Camp Name: Your mom's tent

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby ygmir » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:16 am

junglesmacks wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:
Bob wrote:That is so not a bug as far as I'm concerned.

You may be alone in this, Bob.



Agreed. I think the YouTube embeds gave a good amount of flavor and depth to the boards, in addition to being helpful at times.


I totally miss it........I used it (way too much)...........
YGMIR

Unabashed Nordic
Pagan
User avatar
ygmir
 
Posts: 25998
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:36 pm
Location: nevada county
Burning Since: 2017
Camp Name: qqqq

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby Bob » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:01 am

It's like having CPU-sucking ads for Youtube on every single topic you guys post to.

I can see why you'd miss it.
Amazing desert structures & stuff: http://sites.google.com/site/potatotrap/

"Let us say I suggest you may be human." -- Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam
User avatar
Bob
 
Posts: 6762
Joined: Wed Sep 03, 2003 10:00 am
Location: San Francisco
Burning Since: 1986
Camp Name: Royaneh

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby ygmir » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:10 am

yeah.......it was a nice way, at least for me, to inject humor or levity into conversations......maybe some music or something.
I didn't think it banged a CPU until you clicked on it. Am I wrong? my computer is 6 years old, and seemed to handle it all just fine.
But, I suppose we can all just move along without........listening to and talking with others, is just fine....even crusty furniture has a lot of great things to add........I just miss the option.
YGMIR

Unabashed Nordic
Pagan
User avatar
ygmir
 
Posts: 25998
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:36 pm
Location: nevada county
Burning Since: 2017
Camp Name: qqqq

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby jkisha » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:05 am

You wouldn't have to complain about it if you just broke down and upgraded that dinosaur of a computer you must be using. :wink:
Bob wrote:It's like having CPU-sucking ads for Youtube on every single topic you guys post to.

I can see why you'd miss it.
JK
Image
http://www.mudskippercafe.com
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
User avatar
jkisha
 
Posts: 11403
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:00 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Burning Since: 2007
Camp Name: Mudskipper Cafe

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:29 pm

ygmir wrote:I didn't think it banged a CPU until you clicked on it. Am I wrong? my computer is 6 years old, and seemed to handle it all just fine.

Mine is newer, and I did something with firefox that resulted in non-auto video streaming. I like it actually. Damned if I know what I did, it was over a year ago.
Simon's real sig line?

Embrace the Sock

Winners never quilt, quilters never win...
User avatar
theCryptofishist
 
Posts: 37462
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 10:28 am
Location: In Exile
Burning Since: 2017

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby ygmir » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:59 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
ygmir wrote:I didn't think it banged a CPU until you clicked on it. Am I wrong? my computer is 6 years old, and seemed to handle it all just fine.

Mine is newer, and I did something with firefox that resulted in non-auto video streaming. I like it actually. Damned if I know what I did, it was over a year ago.



*noting the treasure map, with the destination, but no directions*
YGMIR

Unabashed Nordic
Pagan
User avatar
ygmir
 
Posts: 25998
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:36 pm
Location: nevada county
Burning Since: 2017
Camp Name: qqqq

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby bigbluedoggy » Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:06 pm

I use aChrome extension called FlashBlock that gives me an option of clicking or not clicking to see flash content. Blocks tons of ads and just puts a gray forward button arrow in their place. Does the same for Youtube vids. It can be inconvenient at times, but the payoff is worth it.
If everyone is special... no one is.

I do believe I will go to Burning Man...
User avatar
bigbluedoggy
 
Posts: 1349
Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:25 am
Location: Pasadena / Joshua Tree, CA
Burning Since: 2006
Camp Name: Destiny Lounge

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:51 am

So are we gettiing YouTube back or not?
Please to visit PAGE TWO.
User avatar
Ugly Dougly
 
Posts: 16342
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:31 am
Location: San Jose, CA
Burning Since: 1996

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby junglesmacks » Wed Jul 20, 2011 2:54 pm

..so after tracking down Spanky on AIM and asking politely..

WE NOW HAVE YOUTUBE EMBEDDING BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D
Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.
User avatar
junglesmacks
 
Posts: 5809
Joined: Wed May 26, 2010 9:54 pm
Location: Orlando, FL/Kailua, HI
Camp Name: Your mom's tent

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby Eric » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:03 pm

junglesmacks wrote:..so after tracking down Spanky on AIM and asking politely..

WE NOW HAVE YOUTUBE EMBEDDING BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D


except we can't get it to work :(

see:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-diB65scQU[/youtube]
Survival Guide * First Timers Guide * Ticket Info

Regarding Ticket Scalpers and Scammers

It's a camping trip in the desert, not the redemption of the fallen world - Cryptofishist

Eric ShutterSlut
BRC Weekly
User avatar
Eric
Moderator
 
Posts: 7116
Joined: Wed Sep 03, 2003 9:45 pm
Burning Since: 2003
Camp Name: BRC Weekly

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby jkisha » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:11 pm

Since it's working on spanky's post, I'm guessing it's a permissions issue. He's an admin, the rest of us aren't.
Eric wrote:
junglesmacks wrote:..so after tracking down Spanky on AIM and asking politely..

WE NOW HAVE YOUTUBE EMBEDDING BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D


except we can't get it to work :(

see:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-diB65scQU[/youtube]
Last edited by jkisha on Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:24 pm, edited 1 time in total.
JK
Image
http://www.mudskippercafe.com
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
User avatar
jkisha
 
Posts: 11403
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:00 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Burning Since: 2007
Camp Name: Mudskipper Cafe

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby jkisha » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:12 pm

Though based on his post enabling it, it doesn't sound like he has a lot of experience with phpBB.
JK
Image
http://www.mudskippercafe.com
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
User avatar
jkisha
 
Posts: 11403
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:00 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Burning Since: 2007
Camp Name: Mudskipper Cafe

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby ygmir » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:28 pm

I can't get it to work, either.........dang.
and, there's no "quote" feature on Spanky's post declaring it fixed, to see how he did it.
dang.
YGMIR

Unabashed Nordic
Pagan
User avatar
ygmir
 
Posts: 25998
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:36 pm
Location: nevada county
Burning Since: 2017
Camp Name: qqqq

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby bigbluedoggy » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:33 pm

Yeah I looked thru the code of that post and it just shows the youtube url like it does when you try it here... I think we're missing a character or two in the buttons or something. Me not speak phpbb.
If everyone is special... no one is.

I do believe I will go to Burning Man...
User avatar
bigbluedoggy
 
Posts: 1349
Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:25 am
Location: Pasadena / Joshua Tree, CA
Burning Since: 2006
Camp Name: Destiny Lounge

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:34 pm

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgpR2gS8IxI[/youtube]
Nope, keep trying. :)
Please to visit PAGE TWO.
User avatar
Ugly Dougly
 
Posts: 16342
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:31 am
Location: San Jose, CA
Burning Since: 1996

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby bigbluedoggy » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:38 pm

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/v/qQMp5XeVz5g[/youtube]

The code generated when I use the new youtube buttons looks nothing like the code surrounding the one that is working in spanky's post. Several parameters are missing...
If everyone is special... no one is.

I do believe I will go to Burning Man...
User avatar
bigbluedoggy
 
Posts: 1349
Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:25 am
Location: Pasadena / Joshua Tree, CA
Burning Since: 2006
Camp Name: Destiny Lounge

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby junglesmacks » Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:28 pm

Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.
User avatar
junglesmacks
 
Posts: 5809
Joined: Wed May 26, 2010 9:54 pm
Location: Orlando, FL/Kailua, HI
Camp Name: Your mom's tent

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby bigbluedoggy » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:13 pm

Last edited by bigbluedoggy on Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:19 pm, edited 4 times in total.
If everyone is special... no one is.

I do believe I will go to Burning Man...
User avatar
bigbluedoggy
 
Posts: 1349
Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:25 am
Location: Pasadena / Joshua Tree, CA
Burning Since: 2006
Camp Name: Destiny Lounge

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby jkisha » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:16 pm

JK
Image
http://www.mudskippercafe.com
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
User avatar
jkisha
 
Posts: 11403
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:00 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Burning Since: 2007
Camp Name: Mudskipper Cafe

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby Eric » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:17 pm

BBD- use the "youtube" button when you post, not the URL button. It's at the end after font color.
Survival Guide * First Timers Guide * Ticket Info

Regarding Ticket Scalpers and Scammers

It's a camping trip in the desert, not the redemption of the fallen world - Cryptofishist

Eric ShutterSlut
BRC Weekly
User avatar
Eric
Moderator
 
Posts: 7116
Joined: Wed Sep 03, 2003 9:45 pm
Burning Since: 2003
Camp Name: BRC Weekly

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby bigbluedoggy » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:18 pm

OK I got it now, but it wasn't working before... now it appears to be working! Yay!! Thanks.

I had tried many different combos of things... I edited that post above a few times trying various arrangements of buttons and urls. Then ultimately went back and tried it the way I tried it the first time and voila... go figure :wink:
Last edited by bigbluedoggy on Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.
If everyone is special... no one is.

I do believe I will go to Burning Man...
User avatar
bigbluedoggy
 
Posts: 1349
Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:25 am
Location: Pasadena / Joshua Tree, CA
Burning Since: 2006
Camp Name: Destiny Lounge

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby jkisha » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:20 pm

bigbluedoggy wrote:

OK I see you used the embed code junglesmacks... what is the trick??

Check out how I edited your code.
JK
Image
http://www.mudskippercafe.com
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
User avatar
jkisha
 
Posts: 11403
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:00 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Burning Since: 2007
Camp Name: Mudskipper Cafe

Re: YouTube embedding

Postby bigbluedoggy » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:26 pm





Edit: All happy now! Works as it should! :D
If everyone is special... no one is.

I do believe I will go to Burning Man...
User avatar
bigbluedoggy
 
Posts: 1349
Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:25 am
Location: Pasadena / Joshua Tree, CA
Burning Since: 2006
Camp Name: Destiny Lounge

Next

Return to Site Function

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests