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Fluid YouTube/Vimeo BBcodes (auto-created) (vB3) 1.4

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This product creates 2 new BBCodes that will allow your users to post YouTube/Vimeo videos in fluid containers, i.e., containers that will dynamically resize if the browser window is resized to always maintain a 16:9 aspect ratio and to maintain left/right margins based on a defined percentage of the parent element's width.

Once installed, instruct your users that they merely need to include the video identifiers within the BBCode tags. For example:



  • Upon installation, your database is edited to create the two new BBCodes thereby eliminating the need for you to go through the tedious process of manually adding them yourself.
  • A button for each BBCode is added to your editor's toolbar.
  • The CSS of the video elements is configurable via the product settings.

The BBCode buttons in the editor toolbar:


A YouTube video in a post:


Upon clicking the BBCode buttons in the editor toolbar, you simply need to enter the video's identifier between the generated tags.


Tested and working on vB 3.8.9 and may work on earlier 3.x versions of vBulletin.


This product alters your database, however it is always good practice to keep regular backups and you should backup before installing ANY new product.

To Install:

  1. Download and extract the attached .zip file.
  2. Upload the contents of the "upload" folder to your forum's root directory.
  3. In AdminCP go to Plugins & Products -> Manage Products -> Add/Import Product.
  4. Click on "Choose File" and browse to the product .xml file that was packaged in the .zip file.
  5. Click "Import"

Visit the product's settings to configure the CSS (there are default values, so the product will run without having to initially set the settings). Each setting has an explanation of its use.

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