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  1. #1
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    Uploading And Display Link

    Hi, i want to add a section to my site so that my members can add a youtube video to their profile page.

    I have added a section called My Video to the My Account section of my site.

    I now want users to be able to enter a youtube link so that i can then display it on their profile page BUT i am not sure what link / url i should be asking the members to upload.

    For example, there are 3 different links / options:
    1 - the youtube url for this video is
    2 - the share url is
    3 - the embed code is <iframe width="853" height="480" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Q1 - what should i ask my members to upload

    Q2 - what code should i build into my script so that when i call the member's $youtube_video it will play the video back in my script

    Thanks in advance for any help that you can give...

  2. #2
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    You will have to use the embedded URL for youtube video's unless you use your own video player. Then the task becomes a little more tricky.
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