Improved Video Support & Instagram

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Improved Video Support & Instagram

Postby trilobyte » Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:32 pm

I've got a couple new changes to the site to tell you about.

Embedding Video
We've improved the way embedding video clips works. Previously, we had separate tags for [youtube] and [vimeo] clips, and they needed to be formatted in special ways in order to work. For example, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xm7hOuI-ldo would work but http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xm7hOuI-ldo&feature=plcp or http://youtu.be/Xm7hOuI-ldo or other variations that you might see in your browser's address bar would not. Now, it just works. Click the [video] button above, paste the video URL between the tags, and then this:

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[video]http://youtu.be/Xm7hOuI-ldo[/video]

Becomes this:
[media]


The [video] tag supports Youtube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, and Ustream.


Instagram
ePlaya now supports the embedding of photos from Instagram, via the new [insta] tag. So now instead of just linking to pages like http://instagr.am/p/Q2hMY6GU_E/ or http://instagram.com/p/Q2hMY6GU_E/ you can directly embed the Instagram pic. Click the [insta] button aboce, paste your Instagram URL between the tags, and then this:

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[insta]http://instagr.am/p/Q2hMY6GU_E/[/insta]

Becomes this:



Enjoy!

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Re: Improved Video Support & Instagram

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:30 pm

Will previous video links still work? At least those that worked after the big upgrade?
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Re: Improved Video Support & Instagram

Postby trilobyte » Wed Oct 17, 2012 3:54 pm

Yes, embedded videos that were posted using the [youtube] and [vimeo] tags should still display properly.


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