Registered: Jun 2003
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Posting pictures (how to)
By popular demand, I'm creating this thread as a quick how-to guide on posting pictures on the board. I'm stickying it so it won't get lost like all of the other threads on this subject. So, without further ado...HOW TO POST PICTURES ON THE UKC BOARD
Step 1: Get A Picture
First of all, you need to have a picture in a digital format. If it's in your computer already, then you can move on to...
Step 2: Host the Picture
You need to have your picture hosted somewhere. What we mean by this is that your picture needs to be uploaded somewhere onto the web, such as on your own web site, a friend's web site or one of the free picture hosting services, such as hunt101.com or imagestation.com. Once your picture is uploaded...
Step 3: Find Out The Picture's URL
Find out your picture's web address. This is the URL you need to type to view your picture. A simple way to get this is to load up the page your picture is on, right-click the picture and choose "properties" from the menu that pops up. What you need will look something like this "http://www.ukcdogs.com/dogevents/images/bl-northern.jpg".
Step 4: Post The Picture
Now that you have the URL, you can inflict it on your fellow UKC board members. All you have to do is type in the url, surrounding it with the [img] and [/img] tags, so it looks this:
The board should then display the photo automatically whenever the post is viewed, like this:
Keep in mind, however, that if your photo is removed from the hosted site, it'll cause a broken link on this board (the picture won't show up).
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