Help: Trying to convert [url] tag to [bbvideo], but for only one forum

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Help: Trying to convert [url] tag to [bbvideo], but for only one forum

Post by jtb33 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:33 pm

I have an RSS feed that auto dumps into one specific forum and creates new topics with a subject and only a single link to a youtube video for the content. My forum detects that link and puts it into the

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[URL]http://www.youtube.com/linktovideo[/URL]
bbcode brackets to make it clickable. Is there any way for me to change it so that any youtube link in that forum will use

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[bbvideo]http://www.youtube.com/linktovideo[/bbvideo]
instead of the standard URL bbcode? The catch is that this change would [ideally] be for only that forum, though I suppose that as long as it only caught it for youtube.com links, forum-wide would probably be OK.

Suggestions?

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Re: Help: Trying to convert [url] tag to [bbvideo], but for only one forum

Post by stevemaury » Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:28 pm

jtb33 wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:33 pm
My forum detects that link and puts it into the bbcode brackets to make it clickable.
Can you show us the code that does that?
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Re: Help: Trying to convert [url] tag to [bbvideo], but for only one forum

Post by jtb33 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:54 pm

I may have mis-stated, so let me clarify. The extension I use is the "Feed Post Bot". Re: viewtopic.php?f=456&t=2411596
and
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/exte ... edpostbot/

From the RSS feeds, it will apparently parse the RSS and finds this:

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<link rel="alternate" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v={randomalphanumerics}"/>
and in the resulting new topic, it changes it to:

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[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v={randomalphanumerics}[/url]
I'd like it to detect that since it's youtube, it use the [bbvideo] tags instead of URL tags so that it just imbeds the video in the topic. Maybe I should discuss this with the extension creator. I approached it here first, in case there was some functionality I wasn't aware of that was already part of the forum that I could use.

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Re: Help: Trying to convert [url] tag to [bbvideo], but for only one forum

Post by stevemaury » Sat Jun 23, 2018 4:29 pm

jtb33 wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:54 pm
Maybe I should discuss this with the extension creator.
Absolutely.
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