Is it possible to embed videos here that are NOT on YouTube?

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Hey everyone.

I'm trying to figure out a way to embed videos here that are not hosted at YouTube. The reason I want to do that because I want to post a larger video (dimension-wise) for a WSO than what the YouTube videos are.

Just pasting in the URL to the video doesn't seem to work.
  • Profile picture of the author KimW
    Dennis,
    I have a forum that was using the same platform as the WF and you have to have special add ons to be able to show videos and other media.

    The WF may be a different version now so I don't know if it has either the ability or an available add on to do what you ask. Maybe Thomas at the help desk can answer or a visit to the platforms support forum?
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    Kim,

    I know how busy Thomas is so I didn't want to trouble him with it. I know in the latest version of vBulletin you can use [video] url to video [/video] tags, but that doesn't work here.

    Thanks though.
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  • Profile picture of the author KimW
    Yeah, my version is 3.XX, I know the latest version is 5.X but I not sure if this is at 3. or 4. or 5.
    Wish I could have been more help.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    No worries ... appreciate you trying, Kim.

    I did a few searches before posting and came up empty. Doesn't seem like it's possible, but I was hoping that maybe I wasn't searching with the right keywords.

    The video I want to post loses a lot of detail at the default size, so I was just hoping there was a "trick" I didn't know.
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  • Profile picture of the author ecoverdesign
    Hello Dennis,

    the forum actually supports the following video platforms beside youtube:

    MySpace
    Google Video
    Bolt
    iFilm
    Meta Cafe
    Yahoo Video
    Daily Motion
    SlideShare

    Let me know if you need the correct URL syntax for one of those sites.

    Thanks!

    Thomas
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    Thanks Thomas. I didn't know that, but I'll looking into them.

    Appreciate the tip!
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