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Posting Images

Topic Made On: Dec 23, 2007 12:17pm
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Yes, you can actually post pictures to this Forum. Think of the power of this option! Other members will be able to see exactly what you are describing.




Although there are several options, we highly recommend using PhotoBucket to host your pictures - it's totally free and you get 25Meg of free storage-space for your pictures.

Sign Up/Registration

1. Go to www.photobucket.com to register your new account.

Click - Sign Up Free -

2. Fill in the appropriate fields.
You must be at least 13 years of age. Please do not have any spaces or punctuation in your username. The username will be included in the URL for your album and images.

3. Email and Password go into these fields.
Please use a valid email address, as it is required to finish the registration process.
Please choose a password that is difficult for others to guess. A combination of letters and numbers is good.

4. When you are done filling everything in, please read the condensed Terms of Service. If you are satisfied, click the 'Register' button.
Please click here for the complete Terms of Service.

5. A new page will open. Select the offers you wish to receive and then click 'Submit and Continue' at the bottom.
Accepting or Declining offers does not affect your Photobucket registration.

6. You will then be sent a confirmation email. Click the link in the email to complete registration.

7. To begin uploading images, log in to your new account.
You can find the basic upload instructions here.

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Uploading an Image from Your Computer

1. Log in to your Photobucket account from www.photobucket.com

2. Click on the 'Browse' button to find the image you want to upload.

3. Find the folder on your computer where your images are stored and click on it.

4. Double click on the image you want to upload. Make sure that the image name does not contain any spaces or punctuation.

5. The folder location of the image will now display in the 'Picture' box.

6. Add an optional 'Tag' or 'Title' to your image. This will display above the image in your album and will be accessible with Search if your album is Public.

7. Click 'Submit' to begin the upload.

8. A message will appear in the 'Add Pictures' section of the page to indicate the image was added successfully.

9. When the upload completes successfully, the image will appear in your album!

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Direct Linking a Photobucket Image to your Guild posts using the 'Img' code

1. Open an internet browser window and log in to your Photobucket account from www.photobucket.com

2. Select the 'Img' code for an image by clicking the left mouse button once on the code in the box. Once the code is highlighted, copy the code by clicking the right mouse button and selecting 'Copy'.

3. Open a second internet browser window, log in to the Guild board and click 'Start New Thread'.

5. Paste the 'IMG' code into the 'Message' window. Select the position in the window where the image is to be inserted. Click the right mouse button once and select 'Paste'.

You can also enter text in this window either before or after the 'IMG' code. You must also enter a Subject.

6. Click 'Post' to complete the entry.

7. Your new post, along with your picture will display on the board!




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