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#572813 - 09/27/19 07:59 AM unable to post photo links that work  
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For years now I have not been able to post photos. I can do so on other forums using the normal image tags. Here's an example of an image that works on other forums but not here:

[img]http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/6P...S0WVy-orAXaxfyFDWtKtGKz0bB9=w818-h613-no[/img]

What am I doing wrong?

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#572814 - 09/27/19 04:20 PM Re: unable to post photo links that work [Re: Dave R]  
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#572815 - 09/27/19 04:22 PM Re: unable to post photo links that work [Re: Dave R]  
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Looks like using just the regular link widget works best, you can then just display the custom photo title. e.g. "Photo Test" I can't get the image to show either. You may have to resize and upload to the BABC image host to get it to actually display w/o clicking through a link.


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#572816 - 09/27/19 04:34 PM Re: unable to post photo links that work [Re: Dave R]  
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<img src="http://www.boatingabc.com/photos/data/500/medium/Boat_Snow_Cover.JPG" />

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#572817 - 09/27/19 04:36 PM Re: unable to post photo links that work [Re: Dave R]  
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Best I can do from the photo gallery is the thumbnail link which seems to work well. It is labeled "Linked Thumbnail:" The first link above is the "HTML code" url from the photo gallery.


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#572819 - 09/28/19 06:20 AM Re: unable to post photo links that work [Re: Dave R]  
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Try it without the S on HTTPS.
I tried to cut and paste your address but Have never seen a URL as long as what copied.

[Linked Image]

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#572920 - 10/30/19 04:20 PM Re: unable to post photo links that work [Re: Dave R]  
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I think the problem Dave is having is that the image link is for a path to an image file like a .jpg, not a URL link to a page with an image on it.


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