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Media Embedding?
« on: February 01, 2011, 04:35:12 am »
Just out of curiosity, would it be at all possible for us to find a way of embedding videos, such as youtube, into the forum? I'm not the smartest at forum stuff and I am not 100 percent sure on what all it takes to install a mod for smf, but a search yields this mod, which may or may not be what I'm talking about.
The main reason is I do a lot of animation, be it flash, traditional, or 3d, and Putting it as a url seems to make it go unnoticed as opposed to the embedded images I put in my art thread.

Like I said, I don't know what all this costs technologically and whatnot, so if you could extrapolate, it'd be peachy.
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Re: Media Embedding?
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2011, 11:16:58 am »
There's no need for a mod for that:  http://www.furryteens.org/forum/index.php?action=help;area=bbcode
(scroll down to "Insert Flash")

You'll need to host your Flash files somewhere that allows hotlinking (not FA), but that'll do what you're looking for, and also works for things like Youtube.
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Re: Media Embedding?
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2011, 11:19:46 am »
There's no need for a mod for that:  http://www.furryteens.org/forum/index.php?action=help;area=bbcode
(scroll down to "Insert Flash")

You'll need to host your Flash files somewhere that allows hotlinking (not FA), but that'll do what you're looking for, and also works for things like Youtube.
The only problem with that is that some of my things are video, not flash, and in all honesty, I still have absolutely no idea how to make a preloader or a play button. It's kind of sad, really. :)

So would I have to host the whole youtube file and whatnot from another server?
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Re: Media Embedding?
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2011, 11:23:05 am »
Unfortunately, only Flash files can be embedded using BBCode.  What do you mean by "Youtube file"?  Anything on Youtube is automatically converted to flash video.
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Re: Media Embedding?
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2011, 11:27:42 am »
Nevermind, I found a way to make it work without the need of a mod.
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