How come youtube videos are not showing up in posts?

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  1. Dswankey

    Dswankey Super Member

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    I've noticed lately in various different threads what seems to be a lot of "blank" posts. I thought nothing of it until I tried to post a YouTube video and my post showed up with nothing to view. I had a reply where another poster says he can see and play the video.

    Might it be a Browser issue/settings issue on my end?

    FWIW I use Firefox on a MacBook
     

     

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  2. Dude111

    Dude111 Analogue is Awesome

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    Do you have flash disabled??

    I usaully have it disabled and when i come to a post with an embedded video its just blank where the vid would be......
     
  3. petehall347

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    i thought flash had finished and gone to html5 ? might be something else has finished though .. i used to get ones not playing because of not having html5 with my browser until i found out how to add it .
     
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  5. Dswankey

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    Well I uninstalled and reinstalled the latest version of Flash and that didn't work. I messed around with the settings in Firefox and when I unchecked "private browsing" it all worked again.
     
  6. petehall347

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    wondering why that is so . are there settings within private browsing ?
     

     

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  7. Dswankey

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    I'm not sure about settings but here is a screen grab of what I'm offered

    Screen Shot 2018-07-06 at 6.45.16 PM.png
     
  8. petehall347

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    will have a quick look now and test firefox here on this linux machine which is similar to mac
     
  9. Dswankey

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    Sounds like you know what you're doing thanks for looking into. In the grand scheme of things it's not a big deal
     
  10. WillVT

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    Can you play videos on Youtube itself?
    It sounds like a plugin/extension problem. Youtube doesn't use Flash anymore, so there should not be any Youtube Flash plugin, or it should be disabled.
    Do you have a lot of plugins?
     
  11. petehall347

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    on private window now on firefox ..not used it for a long time . will look for a video now .
     

     

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  13. Dswankey

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    Yes

    As to plugins I'm not sure how many I have, where does one find that info? I have a MacBook running El Capitan
     
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    Here's one

     
  16. Dswankey

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    ^ Here's what I see on my end
    Screen Shot 2018-07-06 at 7.01.41 PM.png
     

     

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  17. petehall347

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    try clearing browser history and cookies etc .they sometimes screw things up . easy to do and never a bad thing .
     
  18. Dswankey

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    ^ I cleared history, cookies etc and still the same thing again not a big deal I was just curious as to why it recently started doing this.
     
  19. petehall347

    petehall347 the brandy coffee man Subscriber

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    most odd .i have latest everything as get daily updates . and no probs . quick look and couldn't find settings for private browsing .. maybe uninstall and install again might fix it .
     
  20. Dswankey

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    Thanks to all who chimed in and helped. It was indeed a Firefox issue which I've since addressed everything seems to be working fine now
     
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