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Linking pictures from Imgur
#754205 10/27/18 1:27 am
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For whatever reason whenever I use the BBCode on Imgur it just give a link and doesn't post a picture. Literally every other site I use I click the copy button and paste the link and the pic appears but not here. Anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

https://imgur.com/Mzvh0TM

https://imgur.com/Mzvh0TM

<blockquote class="imgur-embed-pub" lang="en" data-id="Mzvh0TM"><a href="//imgur.com/Mzvh0TM">View post on imgur.com</a></blockquote><script async src="//s.imgur.com/min/embed.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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Re: Linking pictures from Imgur
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I'm going to look into it,
it looks like the link goes to a page and not an image

see
http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/ubb/faq
The following tags are available for your use if UBBCode is enabled:

[img] link [/img] = Embeds an image.

Text and Image Alignment
[img:left|center|right] Image URL [/img] = Will allow you to allow text to wrap on the specified side of your image.

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Re: Linking pictures from Imgur
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If you click on the two top links it takes you to the picture of the tach. I'm trying to get it to where the image shows up instantly here.


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It takes you to a page not an image
You can’t embed a page in a image tag
More tomorrow


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Re: Linking pictures from Imgur
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Originally Posted by Morgan aka Admin
It takes you to a page not an image
You can’t embed a page in a image tag
More tomorrow


Hmmm........very odd because when I click on it it takes me to the picture of the old Smiths tach and I'm even logged out of Imgur.


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Re: Linking pictures from Imgur
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Originally Posted by Tazaroo
Originally Posted by Morgan aka Admin
It takes you to a page not an image
You can’t embed a page in a image tag
More tomorrow


Hmmm........very odd because when I click on it it takes me to the picture of the old Smiths tach and I'm even logged out of Imgur.


Your link takes me to a page , with many images , where only the top image is the smiths tachometer.
If i thumb over that image , i get an option ... to open that single image ... on its own page (view image) ... with its own url .

This url ... https://i.imgur.com/Mzvh0TM_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium
Is the part that gets imbeded in the [img]adress here [/img]
This wont post as an image , for me , until all the text after jpg is deleted
[img]https://i.imgur.com/Mzvh0TM_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium[/img]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
Or a (.jpg) is added to the end
After the size



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Re: Linking pictures from Imgur
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here is the answer I got from UBBCentral,

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Its quite simple, the UBBCode won't parse the image because its lacking an image extension (.jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png). Its been this way forever, since UBBCode was invented, which was before everyone else started with BBCode.


it really means that on this forum we use UBBCode and not BBCode so you need to use image extension (.jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png).


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Re: Linking pictures from Imgur
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Hey just took a look at Imagur to see what's up. According to the tutorial video I saw, the "bb code" link for inserting images in forum pages does provide a link in jpeg format.

So, just to make sure you're using the Full Editor option, clicking on the "insert image" icon? This will give you the
[img] image code here [/img] bracketing. Click on the image icon, when i do, it gives me a highlighted "http://" which I delete before pasting my image link. In theory, my link would override the existing http:// but I've had it remain after I pasted my link in so I always just delete it straight away.


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Re: Linking pictures from Imgur
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this is what i do

for pictures from the imgur home page

1. right-click on the image
2. left-click on "copy link address"
3. paste into reply window, and this appears:

https://i.imgur.com/32TxbQx.jpg

4. add image tags in front and back:

[img . . . . . . [/img]

5. left-click "post reply"

[Linked Image]


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Re: Linking pictures from Imgur
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from your own account home page

1. left-click on the image you want to post to open the screen for that image.
2. right-click on the image
3. left-click on "copy image address."
4. paste into the britbike reply window this appears, for example:

https://i.imgur.com/gUmMTXJ.jpg?1

5. if the address ends in "?1" delete those characters to get this:

https://i.imgur.com/gUmMTXJ.jpg

6. add image tags

[img] . . . . [/img]

7. click "post reply"

[Linked Image]

8. or click on the "BBCode" option in the screen for the image to do this automatically:

[Linked Image]


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