Video and image embedding instructions
To embed images you simply link to an image that is hosted somewhere on the web, such as on your own website, or someone elses. To link to it, use standard html image tags, such as
To get the URL for the link, simply view the image you want to link to in your browser and right-click on it. There should be a "copy image location" or similar option that you can click which will copy the image URL to the clipboard, then just use that URL in a the
<img> tag as described above (the URL in the tag above is between the " marks.)
You can also add image attributes but please note that some image attributes, such as setting image sizes, don't work in BB Press.
Image formats allowed include Jpeg, Gif and PNG files. Please try to ensure that images are no wider than 600 pixels as they can disrupt the formatting of pages on the topic they are embedded into. If you wish to embed a very large image then it's best to copy that image, downsample it to the correct size and rehost it on your own website.
There is a full html tutorial site available at www.w3schools.com if you want more information on the html IMG tag.Videos To embed videos, you must use a slightly different format using the square brackets, such as:
Note that no quote marks are used around the URL in this case.
Videos from the following sites (plus probably others as well) are supported: YouTube, Glumbert, Google Video, Metacafe, MyVideo.at, Yahoo! Videos, Myspace, LiveLeak, Revver, Vimeo, Guba, GameVideos, GameTrailers, Tudou (Single/Playlist), CollegeHumor, 5min.