Thread: How to host and upload an image

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    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    Ok so now that you've drawn out and scanned in your art how do you post it to the forum???

    First you need to upload it to a photo server such as [url]www.imageshack.com[/url] or [url]www.photobucket.com[/url] or for a more basic simple one [url]http://img223.exs.cx[/url] if you're having trouble doing this contact me and I'll help you out. Once you have it uploaded to the site it should give you a couple url's you can use. Simply copy those urls and paste them into the message body of your post using the "Img" or "URL" tags if you need to. Then post a caption explaining your work and any other information you feel to be relevent. Good luck
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    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    If I may make a suggestion Byrd...

    If you've got the experience, computer, and connection, you can download Apache and host it yourself.

    I know not many people'd do this (cept for me ) just a suggestion...
    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    Doesn't that require that your computer stay on indefinately for the rest of us to see it?
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    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    ....yes -_-"

    I'd just thought I'd throw out a suggesstion, that's all...
    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    lol, that's ok.

    I just had to make sure we knew all the consequences of using it that's all.
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    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    Yep. :thumbsup:

    Normally you shouldn't leave a PC on fulltime (but everytime you turn it back on it suffers from a 600% current surge), but since I run servers off Linux, meh...
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    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    My computer is on 24/7 is it bad to leave it on all the time?
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    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    Well, it would help on surges...

    Is it safe ? Depends. You got a good HARDWARE firewall when you access the internet ? You keep your Windows (or other OS) updated ? Do you use proxies when you do things on the internet (HTTP, IRC, ect) ? Do you even leave it on the internet 24/7 ?
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    • 13 years 6 months ago
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    Alright fellas, move it to a pm....
    • 12 years 9 months ago
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    I would like to suggest that people use photobucket and not imageshack. Imageshack is very spammy
    • 12 years 7 months ago
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    • 11 years 5 months ago
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    i am just checkin to see if this had worked
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    • 11 years 5 months ago
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    and it didnt
    • 11 years 3 months ago
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    Neither sites let me upload an image, you know how to find the img code?
    Corruptendo X
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    • 11 years 25 days ago
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    tinypic.com

    use it!
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    • 10 years 11 months ago
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    wtt??
    I sapik Spanish!

    • 10 years 3 months ago
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    picoodle.com is worth a try, or you could always use those brackets for a URL from any artwork from deviant art that you've done
    • 8 years 6 months ago
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    very helpful.. nice post!
    • 8 years 6 months ago
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    I use PictureToGo.com to host my images without worry, it exists.
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