1. SubscriberRuss
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    20 May '18 09:404 edits
    As nearly all YouTube links posted to the forums and private messages are just cut and pasted URL's without [ youtube ] tags, I've made the process automatic.

    So, posting

    https:/ / www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSR6ZzjDZ94 (with no spaces)

    will give you :

    YouTube

    Posting [ youtube title of video]video id[/youtube], still works of course. This is preferred, because you can add a title, e.g. :

    YouTube : More than a feeling
  2. SubscriberSuzianne
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    20 May '18 14:02
    Originally posted by @russ
    As nearly all YoutTube links posted to the forums and privates messages are just cut and pasted URL's without [ youtube ] tags, I've made the process automatic.

    So, posting

    https:/ / www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSR6ZzjDZ94 (with no spaces)

    will give you :

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSR6ZzjDZ94

    Posting [ youtube title of video]video id[/youtu ...[text shortened]... rred, because you can add a title, e.g. :

    [youtube More than a feeling]SSR6ZzjDZ94[/youtube]
    Thank you, Russ. This is excellent for perusing the site on my phone. I hated having to highlight the link and then copy/paste it. The link buttons are much more convenient.