Video upload link broken

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Offline Paigan0

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« on: March 22, 2018, 05:41:36 PM »
When uploading video/audio to Mandelbulber (where I live and play), there's no longer a link to the video. You can fill out the title and description, keywords, and even a preview picture, but there's no longer any link to the actual video! I've wanted to post links to the last 3 fractal videos like I always do, and the link is no longer there.

I enclosed a screenshot of the upload window, now missing any link to the video.

Am I the only one with this problem? I didn't see another help topic with this issue, but most people post pictures rather than links to videos.

Thanks!



Linkback: https://fractalforums.org/forum-help-and-support/31/video-upload-link-broken/1079/

Offline Fraktalist

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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2018, 09:20:44 PM »
Should have put a short info up when we changed that setting. sorry!

Old procedure
embedding a video via the gallery which then creates a topic in the main forum leading back to the gallery from where it's best to visit youtube to watch properly.

--too many steps making no sense.

so we disabled videoupload and embedding in the gallery.

to show your videos from now on, please create a topic in the video board:
https://fractalforums.org/fractal-movie-gallery/19
and embedd it using the youtube/vimeo tags (see attached screenshot)
less steps for both uploader and viewer.

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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2018, 09:34:30 PM »
Thanks! I did find the old way a bit cumbersome, but it worked. I see that I can add the prefix "Mandelbulber" onto the topic title as well. I appreciate the info!