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  • Embedding TWEETS and YOUTUBE Videos: Please Read

    Hi al. As a reminder, on this board, you can embed Tweet and YouTube videos. Here's how:
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    For Tweets: open the Tweet in a web browser and then click on the ellipses (...) in the top right:

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    Then click Embed Post. That will take you to a new tab where you copy the embedding code. Then paste that code into the body of the post, like this:
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Oklahoma transfer Javian McCollum has received interest from the following programs, he tells TPR:<br><br>Kentucky <br>Georgia Tech <br>West Virginia <br>USC<br>Vanderbilt <br>VCU<br>Georgia <br>Texas A&amp;M<br>Michigan <br>Florida <a href="https://t.co/cDd84wfL0r">pic.twitter.com/cDd84wfL0r</a></p>&mdash; The Portal Report (@ThePortalReport) <a href="https://twitter.com/ThePortalReport/status/1776265765454540929?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 5, 2024</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    For YouTube: open the video in a web browser and then click on the Share button on the bottom; that will bring up the Share box, and from there click on the Embed button on the left:
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    That will take you to a new box where you copy the embedding code. Then paste that code into the body of the post, like this:
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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GWXZfnp5fIg?si=FW_CrS83fZaEtHr0" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" referrerpolicy="strict-origin-when-cross-origin" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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    NOW THE TRICK TO GETTING THE EMBEDDING TO WORK ON THIS SITE ....
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    First, directly below the body of the post there is a feature labeled Advanced Options:
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    Make sure Advance Options has a minus symbol (-) and not a plus symbol (+) to its right. If it's "plus," click on it to change it to minus.

    That will bring up the HTLM option:

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    Click on the box reading "HTML Off," and instead make sure it's on the option reading "HTML On - Convert Linebreaks."
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    From there, just hit POST.
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    Sorry Chase, deleted my post. Thanks!

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    • #3
      Originally posted by TrojanRecruit View Post
      Sorry Chase, deleted my post. Thanks!
      No one has to do it this way. It’s just a cool
      feature I hope people take advantage of.

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