Skip to comments.Posting with an image
Posted on 03/06/2011 11:00:47 AM PST by SgtHooper
Why is it so difficult to find any information as to how to insert an image into a post?
Search “HTML Sandbox” in the FR search engine.
< img src=”your ONLINE picture file here”>
Since you don’t want to get dirty in FR Sandbox, perhaps going to Google and typing “html” in the search box would do the trick for you. There are literally hundreds of tutorials.
< img src=place...picture...thingy...here>
Are you logged on?
Line break <br>
Paragraph break <p>
<font size=1>Smallest FR font</font> Displays as:
Smallest FR font
<font size=7>Largest FR font<font> Displays as:
Largest FR font
Step font size up or down with <big>bigger</big>
"Hidden" text: <font color=white> White font </font>
Drag cursor over blank area to highlight to read...
Posting a link:
<a href=[web address]>[title]< /a>
This: <a href="http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1179145/posts">Iran starts atom tests in defiance of EU deal</a>
Posts as this:
Iran starts atom tests in defiance of EU deal
Posting an image:
<img src="[web server location]">
Clarity is needed - you can't just snag a favorite picture from a desktop folder...it has to be hosted someplace to be transferrable to our posts. ~ ErnBatavia
This: <img src="http://www.notablebiographies.com/images/uewb_09_img0611.jpg">
Tip: control the size with "height=nnn" like so:
This: <img height= 200 src="http://www.notablebiographies.com/images/uewb_09_img0611.jpg">
While This: <img height= 100 src="http://www.notablebiographies.com/images/uewb_09_img0611.jpg">
Use html IMG SRC - right click on the image to copy its url location.
enclose the following line in left and right arrows <........> - remember the quotation marks as well
IMG SRC=”paste copy of the link location url - might need editing”
easy - squeezy
One way to find out how to code just about anything, is to look at the source code for a page that has the effects you want to use.
For instance, to find out how to insert an image, simply:
*go to a thread with an image;
*In Internet Explorer, click on “Source”, under the “View” menu;
*Find code used for inserting the image (look for nearby text);
*copy the code, and substitute the address for your picture (you’ll find it under “properties”)
The html really is not that difficult. Use [img src=”XXX”] where XXX is the URL of the photo you want to insert. Also, substitute < > for [ ]. I could not do it here or all you would have seen would have been a red “X”
If it is an image you have on your hard drive, the easiest way is to open an account with Photobucket . Once you upload a photo, it gives you various options for inserting the image including img src or IMG, or the direct link.
Thank you very much! I did not look at the sandbox, since it means something different to me. Plus, since this would be a common activity, why didn’t “they” simply put it at the top?
2.) Copy the URL of the image. In Firefox, you would right click the image and select "Copy Image Location".
3.) Paste the image URL in place of [image] in the following code:
You can upload photos to photobucket.com. Once there, they provide the HTML code under each photo for you to paste into your post.
Because HTML coding is a basic skill common to all websites. You might as well ask why a fitness center doesn't put a sign on the front door with instructions on how to tie your shoes.
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