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INSTRUCTIONS: How to post Pictures

Discussion in 'Questions, Problems, & Feedback' started by jkraig, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. jkraig

    jkraig West Linn, Oregon New Member

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    For Sale ads are about worthless without pictures, so I thought I would put this together to help people out.

    1. Pick a photo hosting site lite www.photobucket.com and upload the photos you want to post.

    2. Selct the photo you want to insert in the ad and RIGHT CLICK on "IMG Code".

    3. PASTE that link into your ad and you are done. Repeat steps 2-3 to post additional photos.

    It really is that easy!!
     
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  2. Petes

    Petes Active Member

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    Thanks for doing this. I and I am sure alot of folks have trouble with pictures using just this website. I have been using phtobucket but i have copied the link to photo bucket and inserted the link into the ad.

    Pete
     
  3. Unka-Boo

    Unka-Boo Milwaukie Active Member

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    Thank you.

    It's not hard, and with a free account @ photobucket it's, well...FREE!
    If you have a slow 'net connection where sending pic's in email form is a pain, this is the way to go as you only need to upload the pics once, then just send them the "direct link".

    IMO, even crappy cell phone pics are better than nothing....
     
  4. Grizzly_A

    Grizzly_A Portland Metro Area Member

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    Can the mods close the thread and make it a sticky?
     
  5. BigNickShooting

    BigNickShooting Centralia, WA Active Member

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    OK ... I reached my quota for photos posted with the ads ... How do I delete pictures that I posted with ads that I closed/sold the items? When I go to attachments in my profile, it allows me to delete ONLY pics for the current ads, whereas for past ads, it doesn't allow me to delete those pics.

    Please let me know...
     
  6. magnum

    magnum Springfield American....'nuff said

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    You have to go back to your ad and re-open it. Then go to your attachments and delete the photos you want. Then go back and reclose the ad. Basically your ad has to be open before you can delete any photos.
     
  7. wakeadrian

    wakeadrian Beaverton Member

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    Good idea! I think it should be a sticky for each of the classified sections, not just in the Questions, Ideas, etc.. category! :thumbup:
     
  8. englishbob

    englishbob seattle Member

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    please can you explain how to cancel your posts and pictures thanks
     
  9. meiam

    meiam Salem New Member

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    Thank you...I'm a procrastinator...getting on this today...photos should be up by tonight for my gunrack ad...thanks again...:)
     
  10. hariph creek

    hariph creek vancouver, wa. Active Member

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    While I agree photos are best...
    I drive truck and do everything from my (almost smart) phone.
    I can't seem to upload photos or just use them right off the phone.
    I'm sure it's operator error but, even following the above directions, it's just not working?
     
  11. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    What model phone do you have?
     
  12. hariph creek

    hariph creek vancouver, wa. Active Member

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    Nokia Nuron
     
  13. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Yeah, I'm really not sure how you would do that from your phone :(
     
  14. hariph creek

    hariph creek vancouver, wa. Active Member

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    I'm sure it's doable, but I can't puzzle it out. Thanks, though.
     
  15. nzkiwi

    nzkiwi new zealand Member

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    Gidday...I have tried several times unsuccesfully to paste a picture through photobucket using your method....any help????

    regards nzkiwi
     
  16. dnmz

    dnmz Port Angeles, Wa. Member

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    Thanks, It was a huge help.......
     
  17. lowly monk

    lowly monk Beaverton, Oregon. Just a guy. Bronze Supporter

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    I just found this! Duh.
     
  18. clara21

    clara21 country canyon New Member

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    yes thanks for all and your system ...
     
  19. pirateer2007

    pirateer2007 Spokane Wa Member

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    This is what I use:

    You can attach pictures to a post but, you can post much better pictures by following these steps.

    1. Go to TinyPic - Free Image Hosting, Photo Sharing & Video Hosting (there are other picture hosting services out there that will do this also)
    2. Click on "Choose File", choose your picture. type a tag (It can be anything, not important) choosing to resize to 640x480 (Message Board)
    3. Click Upload Now.
    4. It will give you the results of the upload. Copy the code for the picture. It will be listed as "IMG Code for Forums & Message Boards".
    5. Paste that code into your post.
    6. Submit the post.

    That's it!
     
  20. DinhRose

    DinhRose Austin, Texas (Ex-Pat of SE PDX) Active Member

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    I am assuming you want to embed a picture, displayed in the ad without having to click on anything, correct? join photobucket and follow the instructions from the original post. If you're still having trouble then PM and i'll walk you through it. Goodluck