Welcome to the Videos forum! (+ instructions)

Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:34 pm

People are always asking me how they can see more videos created with Magic. So, I've opened this forum to hopefully make it really easy to share what everyone has made, and to see lots of cool videos in one place.

If you'd like to post a video here, the first thing you need to do is upload it to YouTube or Vimeo or something like that. Hopefully you already know how to do that :). (And please link to https://magicmusicvisuals.com/ in your video's description! :))

Then, when you create a new post here, you can click on the "media" button in the toolbar, or use the BBcode "[media][/media]" (without the quotes), and all you have to do is put your video's URL inside, like this:
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[media]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ri9qAC0FFfk[/media]

It will automatically work with YouTube, Vimeo, and many others. You don't even need to use the embedded URL -- the normal one is fine. Here's the full description if you want to check it out: https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/bbcode/media/

It will look like this:

[media]


I hope to see some great videos! The very best ones will be featured on our main web site: https://magicmusicvisuals.com/uservideos. We do reserve the right to use your videos for promotional purposes, but we will always credit you.

-Eric

Update: 18 March 2015

The forums are now secured with https (see viewtopic.php?f=6&t=363), so your video URLs will be automatically converted to https also. Most video sharing sites (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) support this natively, so you won't really have to worry about it. But any files not hosted on https-enabled servers will not work here.
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