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Offline Den

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Uploading photos.
« on: June 28, 2020, 14:36 »
I have never bothered to upload photos in the past so advice required, what is the best/easiest way to upload from computer (or iPad) to this forum?
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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2020, 15:02 »
I would like to know that, too.  I used to use a hosting site (can't remember what it was called) and it gave you a link that you could copy and paste, but the site shut down some years ago.

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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2020, 16:05 »
I use ImgBB.
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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2020, 18:30 »
That's useful Gill.  I've always uploaded them from my computer without having to use third party software or hosting. 
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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2020, 18:53 »
All I do is to right click on the photo and click "copy link".  This provides a url which you can insert in insert image above the first smiley.
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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2020, 19:03 »
All I do is to right click on the photo and click "copy link".  This provides a url which you can insert in insert image above the first smiley.

That requires the image to be hosted in the first place, Clive.  I think Den is talking about posting images from his own PC, in which case an image hosting service, such as the one Gill mentioned, is required, assuming Den doesn't have his own webspace on which to host an image.
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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2020, 21:38 »
OK what am I doing wrong. I can copy photo to imgbb but can't sort out how to transfer to the forum. It's been that sort of day.  :facepalm:
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« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2020, 21:45 »
I've never used imgbb but you should be able to create a link to your image, then on here, click the first button on the left of the second row above the smilies, then past your image in between the BBCode, so it should look like this (without the spaces):

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[img]https://www. joe bloggs . com/picture.jpg[/img].
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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2020, 21:48 »
Just tried that (again) and still did not work  :)
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« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2020, 23:13 »
There seem to be some options as to which Embed Code to copy.  You need to choose BBCode Full Linked, copy that, then paste it directly in the post on here and it should work:

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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2020, 23:21 »
As Simon says.   ;)
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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2020, 19:47 »


At last, thank you all.  ;D

By the way this is Llanrwst Bridge  8-)
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« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2020, 20:26 »
Nice.
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Re: Uploading photos.
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2020, 08:53 »
Absolutely fabulous! 
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« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2020, 10:07 »
I love Wales and I love Bridges.  :wales:
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