Preventing Auto-Embedding of YouTube Links

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  • November 8, 2013

YouTube links inserted into forums will automatically embed themselves. While this is visually pleasing, it does not provide the actual hyperlink to the participants. To prevent automatic embedding, add “embed=no&” into the link, as indicated below:

Link (notice that it has automatically embedded into this post):

Enter link as follows:

This will prevent the video from embedding into the forum and provide the direct link to participants.