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John Kokas

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How To - Pictures for forum
« on: March 24, 2021, 07:39:52 PM »
I know this has been covered before but with software changes and updates I figured it was best to ask again.  What's the best/easiest way to post pictures to the forum?
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Re: How To - Pictures for forum
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2021, 08:13:13 PM »
My suggestion is to use a "photo host".

The benefit of using a photo host is that the host typically manages the issues around resizing from the [potentially large] modern pixel counts, and should handle uploads from phones easily.    Using a photo host also means that the WW&F servers are not burdened by storing and serving up those images, therefore WW&F server resources can be less robust (and may be lower cost.)

 There are many such sites, including Flickr, Photobucket, Imagur, etc.  Some charge fees, and others are no fee.   I find that Postimage.org works well, and is free. Most of the time I upload to Postimage with a desktop, but loading directly with my Android based phone works well also.

There are more details in an earlier post I made here:
https://forum.wwfry.org/index.php/topic,3337.msg40937.html#msg40937
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Re: How To - Pictures for forum
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2021, 08:16:17 PM »
The topic for how to  post photos is a "sticky" in the General discussion section:
https://forum.wwfry.org/index.php/topic,373.0.html

Let's continue this discussion there...
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