Embed pictures using Google Photo
Embedding Pictures with Google Photos

Had a few inquiries on to how to use pictures from Google Photos.  Thanks to Levonster for giving me a link to play with. Big Grin

This is an Interesting issue, but been around for a few years now.  Problem is, Google doesn't give you a direct link to the picture, rather a link to code which is translated by Google to serve up the image.  Google likes to do things their own way, and damn the torpedoes. Tongue 

But Google has a page which will 'translate' the link and export a direct connection.  The exported link works fine on the forum.  Courtesy of Levonster, here's a converted link resized to 300 X 300:

[Image: uc?export=download&id=1mvTBC-_qW8XAqccmZMnO4cV7mWO6n-jT]

The page that translates the link is here.  They include instructions on what to do on Google Drive as well:


Once you have the translated link, copy and paste into the "Insert Image" dialogue from the forum post editor.  That's where I resized it down to 300 X 300. 

And that's how you can use Google Photos to share images on the forum!

P.S.  And Levonster, please don't delete that picture, it's live! Big Grin Smile Wink
Here i upload my darts related stuff - strange situations and lucky throws:
Google Drive link removed
(07-17-2019, 12:00 PM)Mihkel Ilves Wrote: Here i upload my darts related stuff - strange situations and lucky throws:
Removed Google Drive link

First let me say, welcome to the forum.  Post moved to this thread because I couldn't think where else to put it.  By the description, doesn't seem to fit in the "show us 3 triples" thread, although it might, can't say.  Unable to access the files, even when signing in with my own Google account.  Which is probably a permission issue on your end - haven't really investigated.  Nor should I need to, which explains why the post has been been moved here.

Google Drive and Google Photos are different animals for sharing pictures on a forum.  It can be done as this thread shows, but it's not intuitive.  I recommend you introduce yourself in our Intro area - https://www.dartsnutz.net/forum/forumdisplay.php?fid=9.  Not only for the intro, but to build up the 5 posts you need before certain forum features kick in.  After that, you should check out the Forum Guides area - https://www.dartsnutz.net/forum/showthre...?tid=33726.  From there, you can read about your options for attaching pictures, sharing photo albums, and many other subjects.


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