How to insert a video into your post

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As with inserting images, first make sure you position your cursor where you want the video to be inserted into your post.

Now this time, click on the little movie camera icon in the editor toolbar:

insert-video-icon.png
This will open the video dialog:

insert-video.png
You will note the types of video currently accepted by the Xenforo software. You will generally get the URL (link) to copy into the "Enter media URL" box from a Share button on the original site.

For example, here is a Youtube video:

share-youtube-video.png

Click on that share button and you get this:

share-link-Youtube.png

Copy that link and paste it into the Xenforo dialog box above:

insert-Youtube-link.png

and you get this:

insert-video-bbcode.png
Don't worry - that's just the BBCode (bulletin board code) to insert the video and as soon as you save your post it turns into this:


And that's all you have to do. :)
 
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