HOW TO: Post an Image or Screenshot to the Forum RRS feed

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  • First, host your image on a public site such as ImageShack, PhotoBucket, or SkyDrive.

    Once you have your image there, right-click it so that you will have the entire address. An example is

    Now, when you go to write your post, click on the <> symbol down towards the bottom and enter the image tag as shown below.

    <img src="http://www.best-trade-car.com/blogpics/nissan-gtr.jpg" /> Your image will appear as below.

    Make sure you enclose the link in quotes and make note of the space preceding the foward slash at the end.

    Now, click back on the pencil looking icon to see the draft along with the pic.

    Monday, February 16, 2009 2:50 AM

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  • Hi Darien

    Just a heads up for everyone.

    If you wish to do any practicing or testing with the forums message formatting, we have a place to do this here.

    Communities Sandbox Forum

    Have fun.

    Ronnie Vernon MVP
    Forum Moderator
    Monday, February 16, 2009 6:33 AM
  • The forum editor replaces <img src="http at the beginning of the tag with <img alt="" src="http.

    The new string works as advertised.

    Go figure.
    Wednesday, March 4, 2009 9:38 PM