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XF 1.1 BB Code Media Improvements in XenForo 1.1

Discussion in 'Have You Seen...?' started by Kier, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    This video looks at some of the improvements we have made to the BB code media system in XenForo 1.1, allowing you to embed media from a far wider variety of sources.


    Let's call this rapid feedback reaction or something buzz-wordy like that. Anyway, just a few hours after posting the last video, I have a little update for you :)

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  2. ibnesayeed

    ibnesayeed Well-Known Member

    Let me comment before I watch this video. :)

    I am sure it must be fantastic. :)
  3. robdog

    robdog Well-Known Member


    Is it sad that I was hoping he accidentally clicked on the wrong link in the admin??? :(

    I wants more!!!
  4. ibnesayeed

    ibnesayeed Well-Known Member

    Page scraping stuff is lovely. :)
  5. brendanc

    brendanc Active Member

    Noisy neighbors/kids?

    Oh, nice improvement as well.
  6. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    OHH MY GOD ..... yes I was talking to you Kier :) , I could not ever have guessed that you would be including this kind of functionality into the media site bbcode functionality.

    I am so thankful here....I nearly hurt myself trying to include a few sites....if I can't do it now...there is no excuses.

  7. Deebs

    Deebs Well-Known Member

    Great video but even better to hear his children having fun in the background :)
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  8. HoddzDJ

    HoddzDJ Active Member

    Sweet! Looks like it's a bit more flexible than the one we got in 1.0. and I can't wait to get my hands on it. Great work as always and an awesome tutorial on how to use it :)
  9. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member


    Why must you always post this stuff when I am about to start class and can not watch it? But however, I look forward to watching this in about an hour or two when I get out of class and have the time to watch it.
  10. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    LOL gotta love that feeling....good luck concentrating in class... :)
  11. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    You wouldn't believe how noisy they were being (well, maybe you could, given that you could hear them on my near-field microphone)
  12. Deebs

    Deebs Well-Known Member


    To make this the killer function it could be, allow exporting of the whole BB Code media or single BB Code media and then imports as well.
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  13. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    TBH I am going to have to listen again....I was so absorbed in the callback and pcre functions that I really didn't hear anything that wasn't you telling me how to use it :)
    The problem with that is the callback function method uses an actual php doc so you still would need to manually gather the files to share them...right?

    also a side note...i just found out accidentally that Ctrl+b clicks on the bold button in tinymce
  14. Deebs

    Deebs Well-Known Member

    The regex/code and the embed details are stored in the DB, allow us to export either the whole lot or individual items for sharing. The callback function would only be used for specialist codes at a guess?

    If you have ever used AME (for vbulletin) you would understand how great this would be.
  15. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I'll look into getting BB code media sites attached to add-ons tonight, which would make this possible.
  16. kuyenmotdivad

    kuyenmotdivad Active Member

    I hear kids as well in the video... no idea how you can program with kids making noises, it would drive me crazy.

    As for the video it looks great, cant wait for 1.1 and hopefully more videos on the way. :)
  17. ManagerJosh

    ManagerJosh Well-Known Member

    very well thought out Kier. very well thought out :D
  18. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    Trust me, I understand at least how great exporting of bbcode definitions is. :) It takes a lot longer to share a code when you have to make a text post to explain how it is used but it isn't a deal breaker (however if exporting of media sites is enabled you will not see me complain at all)

    WOW I didn't even get to respond and already that issue is squashed LOL ...I love this place.
  19. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    Spoiler alert: XenForo 1.1 is awesome. :p
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  20. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    Gah! I so thought 1.1 was going to be a dud and a useless update! What a spoil you are! :p

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