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How to post pics in the thread without attaching them!

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Sascha
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How to post pics in the thread without attaching them!

Post by Sascha » Thu Dec 02, 2010 2:27 pm

Hey Newbies, Old Timers, and Friends,

So let me tell you how you can post pictures INSIDE the thread instead of attaching the picture to the message...

Step 1: Open a Flickr Account
Step 2: Upload the images you want to post to that Flickr account
Step 3: Find the image in your Flickr account that you want to post
Step 4: Click on "Share This" in the grey top navigation bar
Step 5: Click on Grab the HTML/BBCode and elect to get the "BBCODE" on the bottom radio button
Step 6: Copy the HTML in the box and simply paste it in your message

Note: Do NOT use the "IMG" button in the Forum posting tool - its not necessary, just copy and paste the HTML from FLICKR BBCODE and it will appear on the forum in the thread insteaf, not as an attachement.

The pros? Its higher resolution and it does not need the user to download it... ;)

Here is an example:

Image
_MG_0341 by RustyOlive, on Flickr

Thanks!

-Sascha

Gun
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Post by Gun » Thu Dec 02, 2010 3:54 pm

eh, listed once in the everything else forum would have cut it for me.

there are several threads about uploading/hosting as is.
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Post by Seralan » Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:00 pm

Thanks for the info. Can you do the same thing from photo bucket?

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Post by wrenchbendr » Sat Dec 26, 2015 10:47 pm

Thank you for posting this Sascha. Handy info for someone new to posting like me.

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Post by LOUD MOUSE » Sun Dec 27, 2015 7:44 am

He is long gone.
That info although helpful is from 2010. ............lm
wrenchbendr wrote:Thank you for posting this Sascha. Handy info for someone new to posting like me.

bill440cars
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Post by bill440cars » Sun Oct 02, 2016 12:53 pm

Well, I am glad to have checked this out, as it will help me, and I need all the help I can get, LOL. Having this info, is sure a plus and Thankful it is here, for us.
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Post by Tim Allman » Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:47 am

The advantage of attaching them is they never disappear.

Unfortunately photo sites disappear or the user deletes or moves pictures causing the pictures to disappear from the forum because their links are no longer valid. I have run into this more than once while looking at old postings.

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