Over the next couple of weeks we are sharing 25 reasons why users love a community built on Vanilla’s cloud platform. The eighth feature is:
Vanilla Forums recognizes many social media website urls and will automatically embed the content in the forum for you. All a user needs to do is grab the url of a supported website and the rich content appears. Here is an example:
Below are the current services we support for automatic embed:
Here is how the Twitter URL will look when posted:
A user posts this url in a comment box: https://vine.co/v/bjHh0zHdgZT. The result is a Vine that can be watched right in the forum:
Saw an awesome YouTube Video? All a user needs to do is grab the YouTube url: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M82wF72RAAw. The result? A video right in the forum:
You can paste a Vimeo URL: http://vimeo.com/31089641. The result will look like this:
Found something cool you want to share from Pinterest? Paste a url: http://pinterest.com/pin/208291551489033311/ and the end result?
Have an awesome shot from Instagram? Grab it using " Copy share url" or on the desktop just grab the pics url. It will look like this: http://instagram.com/p/RlmDoYPFGg/. The end result in the forum will be as below:
For more awesome features check out the full list of features users love about Vanilla Forums.