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How to include pictures in a post (using imageshack)

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    I noticed that some members don't know how to include pictures in their posts so decided to write a small tutorial.

    The first thing you need to do is to upload your picture to imageshack. Follow this link to the imageshack upload page.

    Click the Browse button and find the picture you want to include in a post. Then click the Upload Now button.
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    Once your picture is uploaded, a page like the one below will appear.
    [​IMG]
    Select the text in the box next to Forum Code (in red circle) and copy it to the clipboard. All that is left is to paste it into your post.
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    Very helpful to the membership! Thanks for posting it up :ipad-keyboard:
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    Here is an alternative to using attachments for adding photos to your posts.

    Details:
    1) Go to http://imageshack.us and register. All you need is an email address. There is no fee.
    2) Respond to the registration confirmation email.
    3) Upload one or more images. The upload link isn't obvious.The "trick" is hitting the "Host it" link after selecting your file(s).
    4) Find and click the "My images" link. You will see your images, and a variety of code links. We are going to focus on two specific methods.
    5) For the image you want to include, you should use either of these two methods:
    5a) use a click able thumbnail which will load a larger image. For this select the line of code labeled "Thumbnail for forums (1)" and copy it to the clipboard.
    5b) or include the larger image directly. For this method select the line of code labeled "Hotlink for forums (1)" and copy it to the clipboard.
    6) Now, compose your post. Where you want to include the image, paste the link from the clipboard.
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    thanks for share your knowledege
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    I need help. I created a imageshack account but when I go to upload an image the choose file is grey and will not let me browse my computer or my iPad. I'm also having the same issue in the forum If I try to upload an image, Im not able to browse my Mac or iPad. Please help!
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    I am able to browse on my Mac, but not my iPad. Tried firefox instead of safari and was able to see my computer files but still not able to change from my iPad.
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    Nice but the real way doesn't need that and it is dead simple. I use FireFox and when I get a chance I will check other browsers but I believe they all act the same.

    Think about it and see if you can guess the real way to drop images into any post. I'll give you three days to see if we have a winner.




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    :):):)

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    Well a quick test on a Mac indicates my trick doesn't work under Safari or Google Chrome.

    You have to be using FireFox, sorry.



    :(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(
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    Great post, but I'd recommend Imgur.com over ImageShack any day. Imgur is the best free image hosting site on the web, no BS adds, no pulling down of images for using too much bandwidth, etc.
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    Thanks for the info. It really helps me.
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    vey helpful
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    but a little troublesome
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    For not too techie persons like me, I recommend the photo bucket app. I tried imageshack and had a difficult time. IMHO
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    thank you for information :)
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    Can I upload a pdf?

    This is an experiment. Looks like the pdf has to be less than 19kb.

    How to upload/show a bigger pdf?

    Attached Files:

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    You could try hosting it on site such as Photobucket and link it back here.
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    Agreed, imgur.com fab creative love it.....but

    I have the same problems as ,brhon . Chose the pic put in the info and the button grey'd out on me. Jeanée
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    Couple of things:

    1. If the images above are X'ed then right click them and select "show image" or something of the same and they will show as they are connected to my Imageshack account.


    2. You can only publish Four (4) images per post, that's why I had to break this thread into Two (2) posts.

    3. If you are having trouble with the above feel free to PM me.

    Ace.
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    I am having trouble getting an image from forum wallpapers to be my wallpaper. Is there a simple, easy way. I need simple instructions as just learning, please....
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    If this is the wallpaper thread then you touch the wallpaper picture and when it takes up the whole screen, touch the screen to get rid of the writing top and below and press at the same time the top and home buttons and your iPad will click like a camera and it will save it to the photos app. If this is not what you are asking, I apologise and leave it to someone else more knowledgeable.

    from Somerset UK on my iPad using IPF app

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