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Video Plugin?! (6 posts)

  1. drakmarr
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I have been trying to get video from "you tube" to be embedded in my blog now for about a day and a half and I cannot believe that it will not work for me. I have tried to install and activate the 2 plugins that I was able to find:
    1. http://www.rossgerbasi.com/
    2. http://rane.hasitsown.com/blog/index.php?tag=youtube
    and I could not get either to work. If anyone can help me with this I would be greatly appreciative. Oh btw all that I get when I paste the embedded link is a hollow box.

  2. m8rk
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Worked for me - just remove the param tags and content within the tags.

  3. drakmarr
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hey m8rk is this using the "mytube" plugin or the extreme video plugin? I removed the tags and it still did not work for me. <object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Uf6Mfwn4iaE"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/Uf6Mfwn4iaE" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="350"></embed></object>

    what is it that i take out to make sure i did it right; i should remove <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Uf6Mfwn4iaE"></param> right?

  4. sesstreets
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Just try it and see what happens

  5. drakmarr
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I did try it when I posted that and the results were the same, thats the reason I was double checking.

  6. technocrat
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hey all,

    I drove myself crazy today because I wanted to easily embed YouTube while keeping the WYSIWYG editor turned on. I figured out how and did a write-up. Thought I'd track down fellow frustrated wordpressers and let you know that it's been done, and fairly easily:

    http://geeklimit.com/2006/04/26/embed-youtube-with-the-wordpress-20-wysiwyg-editor/1/

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