<Double posting with justice; For the readability of information. Consulted board staff>4. Technical Jargon Part. 2How to embed an image into your post
If you want to embed an image into your post, rather than add as an attachment, do the following:
The first step is to upload an image from your computer to an online image hosting site, such as Imageshack
. When you have done this, retrieve the link or direct link to the image.
When adding a reply, click on the icon circled in the image below, entitled 'INSERT IMAGE
.' Then a box will appear: here is where you will paste the direct link to your image.
This will then appear as, for example:
(Typing the above manually will also achieve the same result.)
and it should appear like this when you submit or preview the post:
For further information about your account and how to hotlink in your posts, see FAQ.
For a great explanation on other things you will come across while adding a reply to a thread, visit Popogeejo's
fantastic guidelines to 'add reply' for beginners and veterans alike
. This goes through the different functions you will find- such as what you can insert within a post and information regarding fonts, and previewing your post.