Misc: Posting Photos on the Forum

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Want to add a photo to your post on the forum? Here's how...

There are a lot of different image hosting services available that you can use. This guide shows how to use either Imageshack or Photobucket.

Imageshack

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Misc Upload Imageshack SignUp.jpg

Go to Imageshack.us. Click Sign Up and create an account. We'll assume you know how to do this, since you did sign up on the forum already!

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Misc Upload Imageshack Upload.jpg

After you have created an account and signed in, click Upload.

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Misc Upload Imageshack Browse.jpg

Change the option "Resize To" to "Do not resize". Click on the "Browse & Upload" button, and select the photo you want to upload from your computer.

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Misc Upload Imageshack Code.jpg

Change the option "Select Type" to "Forum", and "Select Size" to at least "1280x1024". Copy the code shown by selecting the text and pressing Ctrl+C.

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Misc Upload Imageshack Paste.jpg

Back to your post on the forum, press Ctrl+V to paste it. You're done!

Photobucket

Photobucket is another popular image host, but it requires you to create an account to upload.

1.

Misc Upload PBucket SignUp.jpg

Go to Photobucket.com. Create an account by clicking sign up. We'll assume you know how to do this, since you did sign up on the forum already!

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Misc Upload PBucket Upload.jpg

Once you are registered and signed in, click Upload.

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Misc Upload PBucket Browse.jpg

Click Browse and select the photo from your computer to upload.

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Misc Upload PBucket Uploaded.jpg

After the upload completes, it will show a thumbnail image along the bottom. Click on it.

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Misc Upload PBucket ImgCode.jpg

Along the right side of the page you will see the Image Links box. Click on the text next to "IMG code", and it will automatically be copied to your clipboard.

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Misc Upload PBucket Paste.jpg

Back to your post on the forum, press Ctrl+V to paste it. You're done!


Forum Link Code

Copy this code and paste it in your post on the forum to create a link to this page.

[URL=http://acuralegendwiki.org/index.php/Misc:_Posting_Photos_on_the_Forum]LegendWiki - Misc: Posting Photos on the Forum[/URL]

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