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Ask: Automatic link previews, YouTube embeds

Hello friends,

I am just getting started so have some basic enquiries as I play around and explore.
How can a user create a post here like on facebook/twitter.
Basically, Url auto preview and embed automatically instead of using markdown.

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We have liquid tags, which are how we call custom embeds, for example, using your video:

This is how I've done it: {% youtube qNj_sI6qndw %}

You can find the rest in the editor guide: