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Need help posting photos

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#1 Murrill


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Posted 05 October 2018 - 06:01 PM

I apologize in advance for being so dense, but I can't figure out how to post photos in my topic.  I have photos uploaded to Google Photos.  When I click on the "image" button in the forum and insert the URL for the photo in Google Photos, I get a message that says "you are not allowed to use that image extension on this community."  The files are JPEGs.  What am I doing wrong?  I'm sure that somewhere on the The Flyting Forum there's a post or article that answers my questions, but I can't find it.  Help!  I would like to be more active in this forum/community but it doesn't do me much good if I can't post photos.



#2 mikechell



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Posted 05 October 2018 - 07:44 PM

It's possible your photos are too large.  The file can only be 2MB for each picture.  600 x 400 pixels. (although I've posted slightly larger pictures.


You might be able to copy the URL and paste it directly to the comments page. 


I've gotten the warning you mentioned ... and just x'd out that pop up ... and then had the photo show up on the screen.



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#3 flytire


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Posted 05 October 2018 - 09:15 PM

the photo can be 1080 pixels wide and even larger. its the size i always post


i just tried a photo from google photos and it didnt work for me. it doesnt seem do give a .jpg url


try posting your photos from your hard drive as attachments


i use imgur photo hosting site. never had a problem

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