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Youtube Size Problem

  1. Hello,
    I just recently switched to the theme Under the Influence by Spaceperson. I've never had a problem with youtube not fitting within the columns before but it finally happened to me. I read some other strings from the forum about it but didn't really find out how to fix it, only that it was a problem for others. I love them theme and really really want to keep it. Can someone tell me how to be able to change the size? every time I adjust the Max width & heigh in the settings, it never works.

    The blog I need help with is loveasiamusic.wordpress.com.

  2. You can change the width of youtube videos by editing the shortcode that is inserted into the post.

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2Ncxw1xfck&w=320]

    One thing you might try first though is to open the post with the video, make one minor change such as adding a space and then deleting it, and then click "update" and see if it updated the video with the correct maximum width for your new theme.

    I was always under the impression that the shortcode system would automatically resize videos as needed when you changed themes. They've always worked that way for me if I'm remembering correctly.

    It could be a bug due to the latest wordpress update done on the 19th.

  3. paniiclime,

    Please check out the link given below.

    It shows three different methods for embedding Youtube videos in wordpress.com.

    Important: The size of the youtube embed varies in each process. Also, that post shows how you can modify the embed code to have a youtube video of a size that you specify.

    Different Youtube video embed options for wordpress.com

  4. Can someone tell me how to be able to change the size? every time I adjust the Max width & heigh in the settings, it never works.

    Like TSP says above we can resize youtubes by editing the shortcode. Here's is the link to the support documentation for inserting and resizing youtube videos. http://en.support.wordpress.com/videos/youtube/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/videos/youtube/#additional-options

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