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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 4:43 pm 
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Want to put my bike on here for all to admire but don't know how to get my image details from flickr where my pics are stored.
Can someone give me an idiots guide as to how to post pictures please?? Ta.


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 Post subject: Re: Image Posting
PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:22 pm 
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[img]link to photo[/img]

e.g: [img]http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/nightline/wp-content/uploads/puppies.jpeg[/img]

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 Post subject: Re: Image Posting
PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:42 pm 
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You need to host the image online somewhere first. Imgur.com is a good, free example. There are many other options.

Edit: Obviously didn't read your OP. On Flickr, go to your picture that you want to share. Then there's a "Share" icon in the bottom right. It looks like an arrow. Select "BB code" and the size of the picture you'd like, then paste that code into a post.


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 Post subject: Re: Image Posting
PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:44 pm 
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I think you will need to gain certain post before you can start attaching image. I wanted to do the same but can't since I just newly join this forum.


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 Post subject: Re: Image Posting
PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:40 am 
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There is a difference between adding an attachment and putting an image link in the body of a post. You can do the latter at anytime being a registered member.

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 Post subject: Re: Image Posting
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2015 1:38 am 
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That's not the complete story, juanmoretime. I, esteemed long-time member with many posts that I am, can not post an attachment in Cycle Chat. I think this is related to a board change a couple of years back in which attachments could no longer be posted to many of the forums. I think some (most?) forums were fixed to allow attachments, but Cycle Chat has not been. Maybe a certain well known and loved Administrator could bring that to the attention of the relevant personnel.

Perhaps you recall our earlier exchange on this topic. This is how it ended.
On June 17, 2013 in Question about today's changes/updates?, HammerTime2 wrote:
It appears that file attachment capability still exists for General boards (Weight Weenies and Introduce Yourself / Gallery), but not for Discussion boards (MTB, Road, Cyclocross / Touring, Training, Cycle Chat).


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 Post subject: Re: Image Posting
PostPosted: Tue May 12, 2015 7:47 pm 
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So can I post an image of my bike directly as an attachment on the Introduce Yourself / Gallery page without having to link it to an outside entity?

If so how do I go about it?


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