Posting Pictures - How To Guide
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Author:  Covin [ Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:15 pm ]
Post subject:  Posting Pictures - How To Guide

How To Post Pictures On The Forum

Here's a simple way to post pictures on the forum.....
1... Select "NEW Topic" for a new subject post. or "Reply" to reply to a post.
2... Write what you want and then to add a picture click IMG button once.
3... Find any picture on the web and right click over it and select PROPERTIES. This will display the pictures URL or Web Address.
4... Highlight the full URL, copy then paste onto your post between the [IMG] codes.
It should look something like this IMG www your image here.jpg IMG Preview your post and the picture should be there. Then press SUBMIT and your post is done.

PLEASE NOTE You can't post pictures direct from your computer. They must be uploaded to the web or hosted via photo album service.

There is a free service called Photobucket where you can register and store your own pictures to use for posting on the forum, here's the link Once you have opened your Photobucket account silmply upload your pictures and your ready to use them on the forum.
1... Resize your pictures to something like 1024 X 768 or 800 x 600
2... Open your picture in photobucket.
3... Click your mouse button on the IMG code highlighted in GREEN in the picture below and it will display COPIED.


4... Go to your Forum Post and RIGHT CLICK your mouse and PASTE the code into your post
5... That's it, Job done :wink: Click preview to check your post looks ok and then hit SUBMIT button.

If you wish to post multiple images in your post just press return to start a new line and repeat steps 2, 3 & 4 to paste the next picture IMG code onto the next line and once finished follow step 5

Author:  Covin [ Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:16 pm ]
Post subject:  Using Photobucket - You Tube Video Demo

Here's a nice video demo on how to use Photobucket to post pictures on the Forum.
You now have no excuses not to post pictures :smt016 :smt012

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