Inserting images in a post

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  1. Thoridyss Wyborn

    Thoridyss Wyborn Aes Sedai

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    So I'm having trouble inserting images in posts. When I use the image button, it posts a broken image. How does one go about posting an image because whatever I'm doing is completely wrong. I even tried the old and it didn't work.
     
  2. Bruce al'Kay

    Bruce al'Kay Accepted Social Marketing Manager Moderator

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    Hmm. Can you share the link you're trying to post?

    Generally speaking, I would say when you find the image online, make sure to right click that image and select "copy image link" and then paste it into the box that comes up when you click the "image" button on the toolbar. But I could have more specific info if I saw the link.
     
  3. Mieriana Souvra

    Mieriana Souvra Keeper of the Chronicles Keeper of the Chronicles Aes Sedai

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    It happens to me too. I just keep trying different images until I get one that works. I haven't been able to figure out what the difference is between the ones that work and the ones that don't yet.
     
  4. Stasia t'Andrei

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    Was just typing out what Bruce said :lol

    Without seeing what you’re posting, my guess is you’re not sharing the direct image link. You’ll know it’s correct when it has a file extension (.jpg, .png, .gif) in it. For example:

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    [img]https://i.imgur.com/uNtBtKa.png[/img]
    results in
    [​IMG]

    But the Imgur album link
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    [img]https://imgur.com/a/sj9Qkd8[/img]
    results in [​IMG]
     
  5. Stasia t'Andrei

    Stasia t'Andrei Just Your Average Sith Lord Aes Sedai Marketing Project Manager

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    Also, something I found out a few months ago that may or may not be relevant- if someone posts a picture from Facebook but you have the Facebook Container extension installed in your browser, it always results in a broken image, even if they used the direct image link in the correct format.
     
  6. Thoridyss Wyborn

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    Okay, so it would be better if I simply just save every image I want to share to my photobucket rather than using the image url. I'm definitely going to have to consider paying for more storage on my photobucket. *le sigh*
     
  7. Enya Tawarwaith

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  8. Stasia t'Andrei

    Stasia t'Andrei Just Your Average Sith Lord Aes Sedai Marketing Project Manager

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    I can see your sig and the example one you posted Enya, was your host just having a temporary issue? Or maybe it is blocked for you for some reason?
     
  9. Enya Tawarwaith

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    Huh, not working on my computer :scratch
     
  10. Eluial Aldaran

    Eluial Aldaran A real gaydin Aes Sedai

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    might be blocked. i'm currently on my work computer and can't see the images in thread, but when i click on the link i see it just fine.

    using chrome on windows 10, fwiw
     
  11. Enya Tawarwaith

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    Also chrome on win10, brand new laptop though.

    Alas, seems to be on my end. I should be able to figure it out :look

    Edit: Seems like my browser is kinda forcing the links to be with https. That explains it