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Offline El Barto

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Embedding tweets
« on: September 07, 2017, 09:11:15 AM »
So none of the normal ways to do this work. I checked other tweets on this forum and they were all posted as pictures. Is there a way to actually embed a tweet without converting it to a jpg first?
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Re: Embedding tweets
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2017, 09:36:34 AM »
Nope. All you can really do is either post a picture, or have a plain link directly to the tweet. We don't even have Youtube embedding.
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Re: Embedding tweets
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2017, 08:26:09 PM »
Nope. All you can really do is either post a picture, or have a plain link directly to the tweet. We don't even have Youtube embedding.

We used to... I'm pretty sure that was one of the major culprits that corrupted the database and caused the crash 10 years ago.
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Re: Embedding tweets
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2017, 09:29:41 AM »
I'm not sure it was embedding itself that was the problem, but most of this kind of functionality is not native to SMF so has to come from mods, and too many mods make for unpredictable site behaviour and database corruption.