View Full Version : Pictures in threads?

02-22-2007, 08:45 PM
OK... first time posting here. How do I include a picture in the thread so that it can be seen along with the thread? Are there certain size requirements or file types?

Ken Holida

02-22-2007, 08:50 PM
Welcome Ken!

you can use the "manage attachments" button (under additional options when you're typing a post in the detailed edit mode) -- file size limit is about 48 KB.

Or... you can upload an image to your website (or a host site) and then display it like this:

[ IMG ] http://www.mysite.com/images/test.jpg [ /IMG ]

(without the spaces of course)

02-23-2007, 04:33 AM
If you're resizing in photoshop -- when you save for web, make sure to adjust the resolution lower for web viewing... I was able to create this example image, 400x272 pixels at 14KB. in the save for web view -- when you have the 4 image copies showing... there is a spot that tells you the approximate file size. I usually make it a tad smaller than 48 just so i don't have to resize again (notice the image says 12.63 kb but the actual file is ~14).

you can resize the image and then drop the quality so that the trade-off keeps the file around the KB limit :)