How do I post a picture?

Discussion in 'Post testing' started by shave/brush, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. ChrisB

    ChrisB Well-Known Member

    OK, newbie here testing adding a photo.

    This was a $3.00 (AUD!) find in a charity shop. We call them Op Shops here down under. Not sure what it was, but it looked like some sort of shaving bowl, so I took a gamble. Works great!
    Like the undercut recess half way down, stops the lather from escaping too fast!

    Is there a best size for uploading pics?
    Why did my pic land up at the top of the post? Hmm... more reading...

    Also: might I ask, which is preferred on this forum: Thumbnail or Full Image?

    Thanks in advance!
    Edited: Image removed
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2023
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  2. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©


    This site will tell you when the pic is too large. I always have to shrink mine.

    Pic is at the top for one of two reasons:
    1) You posted the pic before you started typing
    B) That's where your cursor was when you loaded the file

    Thumbnail or full, your choice.

    Hope this helps.
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2022
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  3. ChrisB

    ChrisB Well-Known Member

    Ok thank you! I will watch that cursor then.
    Will have to also try embedding a link to an online hosted site, should save some space here.
  4. MoAllen

    MoAllen King of Unscented

    I always size my SOTD photos down to a width of 1024 pixels. That is plenty big for any image here. Larger image sizes load more slowly, especially on a phone.
  5. ChrisB

    ChrisB Well-Known Member

    Ahh that explains it, I have noticed some images take a while to load even on a PC with good internet. I will keep your tip of 1024 wide in mind. (Mind you some of pictures here are worth waiting for to download, thinking of some shots I have seen in the Shaving den threads, so sometimes bigger is better!)
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  6. ChrisB

    ChrisB Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Feb 12, 2023
  7. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member

    Lots of image hosting give problems. Also internal to forums.
    I suggest or use other forum that has it.
  8. ChrisB

    ChrisB Well-Known Member

    Yes, hosting the images off the forum saves storage space, but I don't like imgur, too much click bait there.

    I have figured out how to do what I want, am posting this here for a reminder.

    First, copy the link from wherever your images are hosted

    Second, type some "TestImagehere" see below.

    Then highlight/select the text

    Then click the Link button here:


    and paste the link...and click insert...


    Then the text colour changes to red to show it is an active link.


    should work fine.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2023
  9. ChrisB

    ChrisB Well-Known Member

    image testing
    attachment testing

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