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    Adding Photos to Threads

    I'm having such a hard time using the uploader to add photos to threads. I get an error whether I try to upload from my computer or a website. For web addresses, I copy the image url and get a "not a valid image file" from a regular JPG that shows up fine using the image address in my browser.

    I have some great resources I'd like to share, but nobody wants them without seeing a photo! Can anybody point me towards a tutorial on the forum where I can learn what I'm doing wrong? Or a better way to add photos to a thread? Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by karenlyn View Post
    I'm having such a hard time using the uploader to add photos to threads. I get an error whether I try to upload from my computer or a website. For web addresses, I copy the image url and get a "not a valid image file" from a regular JPG that shows up fine using the image address in my browser.

    I have some great resources I'd like to share, but nobody wants them without seeing a photo! Can anybody point me towards a tutorial on the forum where I can learn what I'm doing wrong? Or a better way to add photos to a thread? Thank you!
    upload your image to a free imagehoster and embed the link to your hosted image in your forum post with the image tags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by karenlyn View Post
    I'm having such a hard time using the uploader to add photos to threads. I get an error whether I try to upload from my computer or a website. For web addresses, I copy the image url and get a "not a valid image file" from a regular JPG that shows up fine using the image address in my browser.

    I have some great resources I'd like to share, but nobody wants them without seeing a photo! Can anybody point me towards a tutorial on the forum where I can learn what I'm doing wrong? Or a better way to add photos to a thread? Thank you!
    Do not use the attachment system of forum, use the external service, like photobucket, imageshack...

    Take a look to tony 7's tutorial in this thread, you will find some good advice there:
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    I thought there must be a tutorial somewhere! Thank you!

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