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uploading pics and videos?

Postby 1s1k52 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:20 pm

I am not completely lost with computers. I build them, restore them, break them, etc. However, I have never really bothered with videos, pictures, or html of any kind.

My question is I see that people can post pictures actually in threads vs uploading it as an attachment. How? same question for video?

also how do you suggest something with a link.

Example.

" I bought these here for my AR 15" and the word is usually blue and leads to a link.

any help would be appreciated.
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby BigGuy » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:52 pm

When you want to post to a web page use the URL button at the top of the text box
You will get tags as you see in the example below. Place the web address (URL) between the tags. It will show the URL in blue and it will be a clickable link.

If you wan to use different wording for the link, place an = sign in front of the last bracket in the beginning tag and the URL behind it. Then any words or images you place between the beginning and ending tag will be a clickable link.

Here is what the examples below will look like:
http://www.foxnews.com
Fox news Here

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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby BigGuy » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:59 pm

Photos require that you have them hosted somewhere on the Internet. I've got my own web server that I put then on, but there are free sites available. I'm sure somebody will offer some suggestions. I stepping away from the computer for now. If nobody else give a good tutorial, I will later.

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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby Pawpaw » Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:34 pm

Another useful tip: When you see a post and wonder how they did it, hit the quote button. That will allow you to look at the forum codes and figure out how it was done. :tiphat:

If that doesn't quite answer your questions, then post your question, like you just did! ;-)
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby 1s1k52 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:02 pm

yeah i use to use photobucket. so i am open to suggestions.
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby pancho » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:20 pm

Here's a quick guide. faq.php?mode=bbcode#f5r0

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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby BenGoodLuck » Sun May 25, 2014 6:08 pm

You can post a picture that's on your computer without having to host it on the web. Use http://tinypic.com/ to upload your picture and you'll be provided a url that can then be inserted into your post using the Img button.

For example:

1. Got to tinypic
2. Click 'Choose File" and select the picture you want to upload. (you can also upload videos)
3. Click UPLOAD NOW!
4. On the next page you may have to validate that you are a human, and after doing that, you'll be provided with various codes. Select the code for 'IMG Code for Forums & Message Boards. In this case, the code is http://i60.tinypic.com/hs44l5.jpg (tinypic alos provides the leading [img]and[/img] tags.
5. Copy the entire code and paste it in your post.

Voila:

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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby jmra » Sun May 25, 2014 11:59 pm

I also use tinypic. Quick and easy.
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby 1s1k52 » Mon May 26, 2014 12:56 am

should I assume the same applies for videos?
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby jmra » Mon May 26, 2014 1:14 am

1s1k52 wrote:should I assume the same applies for videos?

Yes
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby 1s1k52 » Sat May 31, 2014 6:15 pm

BenGoodLuck wrote:You can post a picture that's on your computer without having to host it on the web. Use http://tinypic.com/ to upload your picture and you'll be provided a url that can then be inserted into your post using the Img button.

For example:

1. Got to tinypic
2. Click 'Choose File" and select the picture you want to upload. (you can also upload videos)
3. Click UPLOAD NOW!
4. On the next page you may have to validate that you are a human, and after doing that, you'll be provided with various codes. Select the code for 'IMG Code for Forums & Message Boards. In this case, the code is http://i60.tinypic.com/hs44l5.jpg (tinypic alos provides the leading [ [url=and]Image[/url] ] tags.
5. Copy the entire code and paste it in your post.

Voila:

[ Image ]


I just realized what that was a picture of ha ha
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby 1s1k52 » Fri Jun 13, 2014 5:35 pm

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this correct? and why does it have it turned when it is not on my computer?
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby Bitter Clinger » Sat Feb 07, 2015 10:06 am

BenGoodLuck wrote:You can post a picture that's on your computer without having to host it on the web. Use http://tinypic.com/ to upload your picture and you'll be provided a url that can then be inserted into your post using the Img button.

For example:

1. Got to tinypic
2. Click 'Choose File" and select the picture you want to upload. (you can also upload videos)
3. Click UPLOAD NOW!
4. On the next page you may have to validate that you are a human, and after doing that, you'll be provided with various codes. Select the code for 'IMG Code for Forums & Message Boards. In this case, the code is http://i60.tinypic.com/hs44l5.jpg (tinypic alos provides the leading [ [url=and]Image[/url] ] tags.
5. Copy the entire code and paste it in your post.

Voila:

[ Image ]



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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby 1s1k52 » Sun Feb 08, 2015 7:18 pm

ok awesome thanks
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Re: uploading pics and videos?

Postby WildBill » Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:57 am

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I am checking out tinypic again.
My internet is so slow I am having problems.
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