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Forum is a great way to promote your YouTube video channel to increase more views or comments. We welcome Smartpixel users to share your YouTube videos in Smartpixel forum to communicate with other members, currently Smartpixel forum is PR 3 with alexa rank 380,000 and around 4,000 page view daily, it will surely help you increase views to your videos. However, since Smartpixel forum is powered by Discuz, many people do not know how to insert the video to show properly in the forum. In this article I will show you how to insert your YouTube videos into the Discuz forum.|
Insert video wrong
Insert video rightOnce you input the title of your video in the forum, you can click add video button in the tool bar, there will be a popup window ask you to input the url of video file, then you can open your YouTube video, copy the url in the browser address bar directly and paste there, don't forget to add http:// in the url, else it won't show normally in the thread. If the url you copied include https://, please make sure to remove the "s" then copy and paste the url into the video file.
Then you need to adjust the width and height of the video, YouTube standard width and height size is 560 and 315, after that you can click submit button to insert the video into the thread, then you can add some description of the video, for one thing, it will help people better understand the content in the video, for another thing, the keyword will help you attract more clicks from the search engine.
After add the video link and description you can preview the thread or post it directly. Your YouTube video will be shown in Smartpixel forum correctly like the second photo above.