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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by johnnystorm » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:44 pm

I find it much easier to just upload an image to thos site, using something like Pixlr on my phone to resize it to 750px wide and medium jpg compression. That way we won't be left with loads of blank spaces when which ever free hosting app people use starts charging and switches off access. :wink:
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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by redefined_cycles » Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:11 pm

johnnystorm wrote:I find it much easier to just upload an image to thos site, using something like Pixlr on my phone to resize it to 750px wide and medium jpg compression. That way we won't be left with loads of blank spaces when which ever free hosting app people use starts charging and switches off access. :wink:
easiest option is best option for me.. Pxlr you say.. Let me see... Do you have any tips on how. I have the pxlr app on the phone... might as well get to the bottom of all of this photo stuff now as I have been photoless for over 2 years on here now...

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Escape Goat » Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:31 pm

test....


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Re: How to insert pictures

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Mbnut » Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:32 am

Ggrrr

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Mbnut » Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:38 am

Is this thing working
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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Mbnut » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:16 am

How'd I get that there ^

I give up... finally get a picture up and the quality is poor... then I can't find how I did it!!! Think I'll stick to riding my bike.

Was going to stick a few pics up and do a mini review but lost the will now.

Actually, super mini review.... the bike is mint.

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by redefined_cycles » Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:21 am

Mbnut wrote:[imghttps://www.flickr.com/gp/137029926@N02/168b2e[/img]
@mbnut all you were missing in this was the ] after thr first 3 letters... so it should have been [img] and I reckon you've cracked it...

Nice Sonder btw... let me know if you ever find a snug fitting full frame bag for it... :-bd

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by JohnClimber » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:00 pm

redefined_cycles wrote:
Mbnut wrote:[imghttps://www.flickr.com/gp/137029926@N02/168b2e[/img]
@mbnut all you were missing in this was the ] after thr first 3 letters... so it should have been [img] and I reckon you've cracked it...

Nice Sonder btw... let me know if you ever find a snug fitting full frame bag for it... :-bd
Like this
[img ] https://www.flickr.com/gp/137029926@N02/168b2e[/img]
but without the gaps

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Borderer » Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:31 pm

I haven't had any luck at posting from Google photos until I found this site - you put the image link into it and it generates the code for sharing on here. It's free and it doesn't involve storing the image anywhere else, just on your google photos album.
https://www.publicalbum.org/blog/embedd ... otos-image

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Alan63 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:42 pm

Have spent the last hour trying to upload 1 pic from Google Photos as a test but without success. The patience of my wife has worn thin and told me to stop. If anyone feels inclined to write some form of instruction for a complete idiot, please feel free. Otherwise I'm with Mbnut, I'll stick to riding my bike!

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by whitestone » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:49 pm

Alan63 wrote:Have spent the last hour trying to upload 1 pic from Google Photos as a test but without success. The patience of my wife has worn thin and told me to stop. If anyone feels inclined to write some form of instruction for a complete idiot, please feel free. Otherwise I'm with Mbnut, I'll stick to riding my bike!
Google Photos is probably the hardest of the photo sharing sites to link to, and that's from a desktop. No idea of how much harder it is on a mobile. Might be easier to get a free account on either Flickr or Imgur. Flickr has a limit to the number of photos you can upload but if you only upload those you want to link to rather than every shot you take then you are unlikely to hit it.
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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Landslide » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:00 pm

I've found Google photos fine since Borderer posted that very helpful link ^^^

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Alan63 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:33 pm

whitestone wrote:
Alan63 wrote:Have spent the last hour trying to upload 1 pic from Google Photos as a test but without success. The patience of my wife has worn thin and told me to stop. If anyone feels inclined to write some form of instruction for a complete idiot, please feel free. Otherwise I'm with Mbnut, I'll stick to riding my bike!
Google Photos is probably the hardest of the photo sharing sites to link to, and that's from a desktop. No idea of how much harder it is on a mobile. Might be easier to get a free account on either Flickr or Imgur. Flickr has a limit to the number of photos you can upload but if you only upload those you want to link to rather than every shot you take then you are unlikely to hit it.
Thanks for your reply. Signed up to Imgur. Alas, no further forward. Either get a URL upload failed or preparing uploader which then does nothing for the next 20mins . Looks like I won't be posting any BaM trips :sad:

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by whitestone » Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:16 pm

I'm not sure if there's a file size limit on Imgur or whether they resize files that are too big but I resize mine to a max of 1000px width or height (along with cropping and some basic adjustments to exposure levels and contrast if needed) so a 20Mb original image will get uploaded as a 250kb file.

TBH, uploading a series of 5Mb or larger photos to a site is a bit anti-social as it makes any page very unresponsive as the files are downloaded to the viewer's browser which then has to resize them to fit the page and of course everyone who views the page has to do this every time they view the page. (sorry - a bit of a bugbear of mine)
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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:21 pm

I'm not sure if there's a file size limit on Imgur or whether they resize files that are too big but I resize mine to a max of 1000px width or height (along with cropping and some basic adjustments to exposure levels and contrast if needed) so a 20Mb original image will get uploaded as a 250kb file.

TBH, uploading a series of 5Mb or larger photos to a site is a bit anti-social as it makes any page very unresponsive as the files are downloaded to the viewer's browser which then has to resize them to fit the page and of course everyone who views the page has to do this every time they view the page. (sorry - a bit of a bugbear of mine)
You're right Bob. There's lots of phone apps* that are cheap / easy to use that will resize down to something web friendly. It only takes a minute or so.

*I am assuming that most folk use a phone to take pics these days.
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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by Alan63 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:13 pm

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Oh my. Think I've got there. Thanks to everyone for their help and patience :grin:

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Re: How to insert pictures

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by redefined_cycles » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:04 pm

So. Getting sick of the long winded -'Flickr way of adding -... Jusy downloaded Imgur... testing

http://imgur.com/gallery/1jPcCJq

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Re: How to insert pictures

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by ScotRoutes » Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:22 pm

Neither of those worked as the link does not have a jpg file tag.

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On my Android phone I have to long-cluck your image then choose the Copy Url option. That pastes it into my Clipboard and I then insert the url into the IMG tags on here

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by redefined_cycles » Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:43 pm

ScotRoutes wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:22 pm
Neither of those worked as the link does not have a jpg file tag.

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On my Android phone I have to long-cluck your image then choose the Copy Url option. That pastes it into my Clipboard and I then insert the url into the IMG tags on here
Thanks Colin. Lemme just try that once more then (after reinstalling the app)...

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by redefined_cycles » Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:49 pm

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Still testing

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by ScotRoutes » Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:50 pm

FWIW I still prefer Flickr as it allows click-though to bigger images. Not an issue for many small forum posts but nice if it's a good landscape, a detailed picture etc. Imgur is certainly handy though.

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Re: How to insert pictures

Post by ScotRoutes » Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:52 pm

This is the screen I see when I click on your photo in Imgur

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I choose the Copy Url option.

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