Youtube block disappearing when i change the youtube clip
thank you - attached screenshots show the sequence and it relates to this page -http://www.flyfishinginnewzealand.com/index.php/videos/...
Have you tried clearing your site cache?
Go to Dashboard > Sitewide Settings > Speed Settings and click the Clear Cache button. Let me know if that helps.
thanks for taking time to help
I checked this out on my own install, it looks like if you have a malformed URL, the block does disappear. It's very possible to do so if you have a URL like,
and then when you paste in the new URL, it looks like it is filling up the whole box, but it is actually in there with the other URL and it isn't resolving to anything. So try to see if it still has the problem when you completely delete the old URL before pasting in the new one.
That's odd. Have you been publishing those edits? Or maybe you have an older version of the page as the 'live' version?
Generally, any edit you make goes live once you publish the changes. To see what version is actually up, try clicking the "Versions" on your edit bar. You probably want the one all the way up at the top. The page name for each version is a link to see what it looks like.
Also, one way to see if this is a version problem would be to change some of your text in one of the content blocks and see if that changes but the youtube video is still no good.
the youtube URL i am trying to add in is this one -http://www.youtube.com/user/NZFlyfishing#p/u/4/8tpLibs5XWE...
YouTube lets you view videos in a couple of different ways-- the link you were using lets a web browser view the video from inside the user's profile page. The link I pasted above is the direct path to the video, outside of the user's profile page. That's the kind of link the YouTube block needs to function...otherwise it won't be able to find the video.
To get the a working direct link from the URL you posted:
1. Click the video title: "New Zealand fly fishing..." This takes you you to the video page.
2. Click the Share button. A shortened URL appears (while this is great for Twitter, etc, it won't work for our needs).
3. Click the "Show Options" link next to the shortened URL.
4. Check the "Long Link" option. The shortened URL changes to a full-length, direct link.
5. Copy the text under "Link to this video" and paste it in your concrete5 block.
I've attached a pair of screenshots to help. YouTube used to make it easier to find the direct URL, but they keep tweaking and refining their video options-- It's a little hard to keep up with all the changes they've made.
Try this out and let me know how it works!