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Thread: How do you post videos on CB

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    Boolit Master
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    Jul 2016

    How do you post videos on CB

    Whats the best way to post short videos on CB?
    I get sent videos using WhatsApp on my cell phone,
    I get it uploaded to and get the link to it
    BUT you can view everything else that I have there too.
    I can't put it on Imgur because it's to long.
    What is a good way of sharing a 90-second video on CB ?

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    Boolit Master JBinMN's Avatar
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    Feb 2017
    Goodhue County, Minnesota
    If it is a youtube video, I have just been posting the link to it. I am not sure about other hosting sites, but the links from Utube work. There is also a little icon up in the tools above this post. (2nd in from the Right that looks like a couple of frames of film). You can use that one too I think.

    Maybe someone else can help if what I said does not work for ya.

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    Boolit Master GhostHawk's Avatar
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    Mar 2014
    Fargo ND
    I'm like JB, when in doubt I search Youtube for the same video first.
    Then it is a simple copy/paste.

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    just above Raleigh North Carolina
    I use this to post youtube videos so the player opens right in the post:

    Example #1: video=youtube;*]*[/video

    I have removed the [ and ] from the beginning and the ending of the example #1

    If I put a [ at the beginning of Example #1 and a ] at the end of it, it makes the player load in this window like this:

    I go to youtube and rt. click the video while it's playing and choose "Show video URL" then highlight that and copy it, then paste it into the post I am making temporarily.

    For example, this is a Doug & Pat comparison of different guitar pickups: so I highlight the syntax AFTER the / and I replace the * in the example I posted and it will make the video play right here in this window.

    So using Example #1 and replacing the * with the actual video URL after the / sign, I copy and paste in gtDSKBqKrRw and now Example #1 now looks like this:


    If I were to add the [ and ] to the above example, and post it, it will make the video playable right here in this post....... Like this below:

    Last edited by DougGuy; 10-09-2017 at 10:11 PM.
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    M-Tecs's Avatar
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    Just paste in the film strip above when the reply box is open.

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    Boolit Master
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    Jul 2016
    thank you, I was asking how to post a video that is NOT on you-tube.

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