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02-03-2012 09:45 AM
administrator the forum software does resize uploaded images - however when some one links to an image hosted elsewhere - we have no control over that.
02-02-2012 01:28 PM
Faster Makes sense.... I've notified admin - hopefully he'll weigh in here.
02-02-2012 01:25 PM
LandLocked66c
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Originally Posted by Faster View Post

Joining is free, I've never rec'd any spam or unwanted email from joining.

Create an account at Photobucket.com... click on 'upload' and you'll be prompted to rename your pic (I never do) then 'continue to album'. Your album page will have thumbnails of your pic(s).

Float your mouse over the picture and you'll get 4 linking options.. click on the bottom one - "IMG CODE" (the word 'copied' will flash for a sec) then go to your post reply, and paste the link into your post. I usually open 2 tabs and simply jump between them.

I agree an automatic function would be nice, but pending that this works well.. it also allows lurkers to see your pictures without joining (good or bad, I suppose, depending on your point of view....)
I host my own pics generally, I don't need a pbucket account. I posted that "my little pony" pic to illustrate the problem.

I'm just suggesting that it makes sense for sailnet to perhaps offer some more features that enhance the experience here.

There are tons of plugins for forums that are very easy to implement. Just sayin...
02-02-2012 01:08 PM
Squidd OK, but at a minimum the site could be set for max pic sizeing/single screen viewing so you dont have to scroll across to see the pic or read the message...like we're doing here...Some of us still only have 19" screens..
02-02-2012 01:02 PM
Faster
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I like the thumbnail pics, they load much faster and if you want to see more you can click on image for larger version...

vBullitin supports it as well as going offsite photobucket

This site can be setup so it only allows thumbnails..
Yes, but I think the whole point is this way we don't have to 'click' or use another link, and the photos are in full view immediately.

I would think most users are no longer on dialup, which used to be a big issue, of course.
02-02-2012 12:55 PM
Squidd I like the thumbnail pics, they load much faster and if you want to see more you can click on image for larger version...

vBullitin supports it as well as going offsite photobucket

This site can be setup so it only allows thumbnails..

02-02-2012 12:54 PM
bljones You should have.
02-02-2012 12:52 PM
Faster Here's your image, copied directly and uploaded to my Photobucket acct, then linked to here:



I did not manipulate the image at all.

Joining is free, I've never rec'd any spam or unwanted email from joining.

Create an account at Photobucket.com... click on 'upload' and you'll be prompted to rename your pic (I never do) then 'continue to album'. Your album page will have thumbnails of your pic(s).

Float your mouse over the picture and you'll get 4 linking options.. click on the bottom one - "IMG CODE" (the word 'copied' will flash for a sec) then go to your post reply, and paste the link into your post. I usually open 2 tabs and simply jump between them.

I agree an automatic function would be nice, but pending that this works well.. it also allows lurkers to see your pictures without joining (good or bad, I suppose, depending on your point of view....)
02-02-2012 12:40 PM
LandLocked66c Yes, but for the user that isn't computer savvy posting pics is already a huge hurdle. Let alone, having to think about resizing them. I usually resize my pics, but in certain instances I am not able to. The benefits of a re-sizing plugin for this forum would be terrific for it's readers/users and ease of use and overall appearance.
02-02-2012 12:23 PM
Faster Photobucket seems to regulate image sizes when you use the IMG CODE link...
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