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Forum Guide Index - nixer55 - 07-11-2018

Index of Guides and FAQ's
5 or more posts required for some functions.  See See Guide 1.
50 posts to access the BSS section and Shoutbox.
This thread will be updated as more guides are available.  So check back often!

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  9. Drag 'n' Drop
  10. Paste Picture Directly in Post
  11. Easiest Upload and Saves Bandwidth Too!
  12. TBA
  13. Posting Imgur Pictures - Quick PC version
  14. How to 'Embed' Pictures in a Post Using Direct Links
  15. How to Correctly share Pictures from Photobucket
  16. Sharing Imgur Albums on the Forum
  17. Resize Imgur Pictures
  18. # 9 or # 11 are the preferred methods for adding pictures!

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  19. Resize Pictures the easy way! Online!
  20. Using your own picture service
  21. View Source is your Friend!
  22. Picture Size and Quality

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  23. Problems with External Text Editors and Forum Posts
  24. How to Embed Video in a Post
  25. Non-image Attachments
  26. What's the Reply vs Quote in the Post Box?
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  28. Signature Size Limits

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RE: Forum Guide Index - nixer55 - 07-15-2019

Opening this thread for suggestions and feedback.


RE: Forum Guide Index - Jefferz - 02-04-2020

For #5 6 10, it's worth noting that having an account at imgur is not necessary to use it and post pics.


RE: Forum Guide Index - nixer55 - 02-04-2020

Thanks for that - updated guide.


RE: Forum Guide Index - Bøff - 02-13-2020

(02-04-2020, 07:14 PM)Jefferz Wrote: For #5, it's worth noting that having an account at imgur is not necessary to use it and post pics.

Hi Jefferz!.
How is it done?.I want to post pictures here on the forum but i´m hesitant about (Not going to) creating an account on one of those datamining "Services" as Imgur.


RE: Forum Guide Index - nixer55 - 02-13-2020

(02-13-2020, 07:49 PM)Bøff Wrote:
(02-04-2020, 07:14 PM)Jefferz Wrote: For #5, it's worth noting that having an account at imgur is not necessary to use it and post pics.

Hi Jefferz!.
How is it done?.I want to post pictures here on the forum but i´m hesitant about (Not going to) creating an account on one of those datamining "Services" as Imgur.

I've done it by going to the Imgur home page - new post - upload your pic.  Then get the share links by clicking the "..." at the top right of the image when selected.  No idea how long they'll last, so a bit hesitant about that.

If your main concern is privacy - I've never got an email from Imgur.  And you can use a tracking blocking browser like Mozilla's Brave, or similar service.  Tracking cookies concern me more than a throw away email address to be honest.

cheers...


RE: Forum Guide Index - Jefferz - 02-13-2020

(02-13-2020, 08:30 PM)nixer55 Wrote: No idea how long they'll last, so a bit hesitant about that.

If your main concern is privacy - I've never got an email from Imgur.  And you can use a tracking blocking browser like Mozilla's Brave, or similar service.  Tracking cookies concern me more than a throw away email address to be honest.
cheers...
The pics will probably last as long as the service lasts. I've not heard of anyone's pic on Reddit(the site where it was made popular) or elsewhere suddenly disappearing. The downside of not creating an account is that it's unlikely that you'll ever find the pic again to edit it at a later date.

For privacy I use Cookie AutoDelete on FF so that you have full control over which cookies are deleted as soon as you leave the page or which ones to whitelist so that you can keep your preferences and such like


RE: Forum Guide Index - Dannydano - 04-04-2020

Thanks for the info


RE: Forum Guide Index - nixer55 - 04-14-2020

(02-13-2020, 09:53 PM)Jefferz Wrote: The pics will probably last as long as the service lasts. I've not heard of anyone's pic on Reddit(the site where it was made popular) or elsewhere suddenly disappearing. The downside of not creating an account is that it's unlikely that you'll ever find the pic again to edit it at a later date.

For privacy I use Cookie AutoDelete on FF so that you have full control over which cookies are deleted as soon as you leave the page or which ones to whitelist so that you can keep your preferences and such like

Before we went live with myDropZone, checked into Reddit and Imgur.  They had a commercial API with Imgur that uploaded images automatically - and anonymously.  They later developed their own image storage and API.

Now we have our own - on a smaller scale to be sure.  So our system works the same way.  But as mentioned elsewhere, members are free to insert their own links to their favourite service.

cheers...


RE: Forum Guide Index - Anita Khubchandani - 08-11-2020

Thanks for the info.