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Someone copy-pasted my Database Administrators Stack Exchange site question on YouTube [duplicate]

I asked a question on the Database Administrators Stack Exchange site a few days back: MySQL 8 query doesn't prefer index with higher cardinality Today, I randomly found this video on YouTube. ...
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On sites allowing YouTube embeds, allow embedding YouTube Shorts as well as normal YouTube videos

YouTube launched their new Shorts videos in July 2021. However, while the Stack Exchange network does support embedded YouTube videos on various sites, it appears it does not support embedding "...
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Not accepting targeting cookies leads to YouTube videos not loading in blog posts, resulting in huge gaps

Background: I've never accepted all cookies on Stack Overflow. Note: I do not block any cookies. When I'm viewing this latest blog post for example, it has 7 huge gaps between paragraphs where the ...
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1st July 2022 "Seeing is believing" blog post has a few problems

The blog post "Seeing is believing: The Stack Overflow Podcast now available as video" has a few problems for me. There's no clickable link to the Stack Overflow's YouTube channel. For ...
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YouTube Oneboxing Broken [closed]

Twitter Oneboxing in chat appears broken, and now YouTube links don't onebox as well (1, 2). Making bigger neaters things in chat to click is very important! Could someone look into this, please? SE ...
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Let me search for embedded Youtube videos

Some sites allow embedded Youtube videos. (Here is a list of such sites.) However, these videos cannot be found via search. For example, this answer has a broken embedded video with this URL: https:/...
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Allow fullscreen for embedded YouTube videos

Currently, embedded YouTube videos don't allow you to fullscreen them. Clicking the button shows the frustrating message Fullscreen is unavailable An example answer on different site with an ...
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Why going to admin.php on any site takes me to a random 10 hours YouTube video?

Writing www.stackoverflow.com/admin.php in the search bar of a web browser takes you to a random 10 hour YouTube video. Same for any site in Stack Exchange network. My question is, why did Stack ...
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Display embedded YouTube videos in markdown preview

On sites which support YouTube embedding, YouTube video URLs aren't displayed as embedded videos in the markdown preview. The only way to know if a YouTube video will be embedded is by posting in a ...
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Allow YouTube /embed URLs to be embedded

Certain SE sites allow YouTube videos to be embedded by pasting in the URL. Testing on the Formatting Sandbox shows that SE supports a few different URL types. Ironically, one URL type that can't be ...
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Which sites have YouTube embedding on?

My "home" Stack is Science Fiction & Fantasy, where YouTube-embedding is on, which means that a bare YouTube URL on a line by itself is automatically turned into an embedded player. Because of ...
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Edit page does not embed video

One can embed videos in a SE post. However, when the page is being edited, or written, then the video is not embedded in the preview part of the page. Compare the usual presentation of the post: ...
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YouTube video age restrictions bypassed [closed]

Looking at this question, Is ATC communication subject to FCC profanity regulations?, the user is able to play the video in the post without issue, when they are signed in. However, if you click on ...
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Embedded YouTube video on mobile web is overflowing

A recent change on the mobile web leads to embedded YouTube videos on supported sites to be overly huge. A while back, you couldn't scroll to see the full embedded frame, leading to text being cut ...
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Enable video embeds that start at a specific time

YouTube allows you to link to a specific starting time in a video a few different ways, with time specified in the query string or fragment, as seconds or minutes and seconds. For example: https://...
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Please Improve supported URLs list for Embedded YouTube videos

When I put www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyz format in a post, the webpage shows embedded player of YouTube (on select sites, see here for more info). But, it doesn't show the embedded player when I use the ...
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YouTube video in Android app doesn't stop when it's minimized

I got one annoying issue. I encountered it during reading of this question: What is the nationality of Felonious Gru? It has YouTube video in the answer. The problem is when I start this video, and ...
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Can you stop forcing the YouTube Flash Player? [duplicate]

Today, I couldn't watch a video embedded on movies.stackexchange.com on my phone. Then, doing a search I found that those questions exists: When doing Youtube integration, please give an alternative ...
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One-boxed content is blank in the Android app [duplicate]

See the accepted answer in this question: What happens if you choose GLaDOS' way in Portal 2? There is a YouTube link at the end of the post which doesn't appear (neither the link or onebox).
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Youtube onebox overlay title and ► symbol are not displayed correctly in a reply message

I'm talking about the black semi-transparent overlay thing:
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Video showing up as white space [closed]

On this question, there is a YouTube video in the answer, on the Android app the video shows up as a white space. There is no indication that it is a video. Would it be possible to show the video in ...
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iOS App: Youtube Embeds Overflow Completely

I know youtube embeds are sort of new, but just so you people in charge of iOS know, this is what a Youtube embed looks like on the app:
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Youtube embedding doesn't work in HTTPS site [duplicate]

While using HTTPS site, all YouTube embedded videos turn into big blank spaces on the page as seen in the image below. Even if the source link is HTTPS, the parser turns it into HTTP for the embedding....
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Trying to unsubscribe from weekly newsletter leads to... YouTube 10 hours show [duplicate]

That's the weirdest bug I have ever encountered or reported... and there were many. First spotted in Science Fiction & Fantasy site, clicked "example newsletter" and in there it is: The ...
Shadow Wizard's user avatar
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Is the Stack Exchange YouTube channel still being updated? [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange YouTube channel, all of the videos seem to have been uploaded one year ago. Has it been abandoned, or will there be another large video that takes one year to produce posted on ...
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YouTube Mobile Links in Chat Not Oneboxed Correctly

Recently, I have been chatting on my mobile device more frequently, and have noticed a slight error in the way that thumbnails of Oneboxed videos are displayed. I tried to post a mobile video, using ...
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Why is there no Stack Overflow YouTube channel and/or stackoverflow.tv

Has a Stack Overflow YouTube channel or a stackoverflow.tv site ever been contemplated, in doing so taking advantage of a medium where the Stack Overflow experience could be expanded and extended ...
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Reduce how finnicky YouTube oneboxing is in chat

I recently posted a link to this YouTube video in chat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=ieFVN-PKLSA Here's the link to the message in chat that didn't onebox: https://chat.stackexchange.com/...
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New users restrictions restrict embedding images but not embedding YouTube videos

Have a few representative freehanded circles that will no doubt explain the issue in fully without further need for words. 10k-on-Gaming-only link to the above. What? You're so completely ...
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Allow embedded HTML5 YouTube video

Currently, this site embeds YouTube videos as Flash. (see an example: How to unlock the achievements related to hidden areas in Portal 2?) However, this is not the best solution, as now YouTube also ...
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Links in newsletter preview link to YouTube

The problem: The links at the bottom of the Stack Exchange newsletter link to a YouTube video instead of the right place on the website. I´m not sure if this is an oversight or a clever hack. ...
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Provide a way to embed videos in answers

To explain a point on this question, I made a video at screenr.com and linked to it. I tried to use object/embed markup, but it was just ignored, which is a good thing because it would not be a safe ...
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