[resolved] [Plugin: Viper's Video Quicktags] What Happened? ERROR: Unable to parse URL (With Youtube) (6 posts)

  1. minoku
    Posted 5 years ago #

    PLease today I enter to my blog but I couldn't post any Youtube Videos in my entries because this is the message: [ERROR: Unable to parse URL, check for correct YouTube format]... what It means? because yesterday It was working perfectly and I don't Added any other plugin to my blog... and other videos posted befores are working perfectly why now I can't o it?...

    I need your help please ...

  2. minoku
    Posted 5 years ago #

    OK the problem is resolved now ... my mistake was the following:

    I post my video with this code (Incorrect):


    But I had to post like this (Just the code of the video) (Correct):


    well thanks to me =)

  3. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l7yjJT2RBI[/youtube] is perfectly acceptable and works fine for me (I just tested it). If it's not working for you, then please disable all other plugins and try again.

    A common problem causer are plugins that automatically make links clickable in your posts. Do you happen to have one of those plugins installed?

  4. rhythmdoctor
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thanks Alex. That was exactly what the problem was for me.. It was the Smart SEO Links plugin, which is a fairly popular one. Do you know of one like that which works with Viper? Thanks again.

  5. Those link plugins should just be coded better and run at a later priority, after shortcodes are parsed.

  6. rhythmdoctor
    Posted 4 years ago #

    yeah, I deleted the plugin because it does cause other issues, but I wish I knew one that worked. Love your plugin but I've been hacking it a bit for Video SEO - happy to help with that if interested.

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