phpBB Extension - RH Videos

Adds a video-url field to topics and auto embeds the video before the first post

phpbb, extension, video, videos, youtube, dailymotion, vimeo

Authors of extension

  • Robert Heim Robert Heim
    Role: Lead Developer
    E-Mail: robert (at)

Install Extension

Install in ACP

Use our Install tool to install this Extension. Navigate to "CUSTOMISE - Install extensions" in the ACP of your forum and search for RH Videos and click the install button.

Manual install

Download the archive of the extension from here and unpack it. Copy then the entire contents of the archive to your phpBB forum to /ext/robertheim/videos, maybe you need to remove "_master" from the extracted folder. Now go into the admin area of the forum and chose the tab Customize, in the area Manage extensions is you now the extension RH Videos displayed under the disable extensions. Click behind the extension on the link Enable to activate the extension. After you have confirmed the action the extension is available in your forum.

Read me


phpBB 3.1 extension, that adds a url field when posting a new topic and auto embeds the given media before the first post.


  • Post an url (with oembed support) when posting a topic
  • The media is embedded before the first-post on each page of the topic
  • enabled/disable on a per forum basis
  • caches oEmebed API results (TODO ACP module allows pruning the cache)
  • embed media of providers that support oEmbed, e.g.:


1. clone

Clone (or download an move) the repository into the folder phpBB3/ext/robertheim/videos:

cd phpBB3
git clone ext/robertheim/videos/
cd ext/robertheim/videos/
composer install
2. activate

Go to ACP -> tab customise -> Manage extensions -> enable RH Videos
Go to ACP -> Forums -> edit/create any forum -> set Enable RH Videos to Yes

3. configure

Goto ACP -> Extensions -> RH Videos


TODO link to topic


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Last updated: 29. July 2018 04:18:10

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