Images & Videos

Images and Videos in Posts

Images can be uploaded from your computer or linked from another site and embedded via the image icon above the text editor.

Upload from your computer

  • Click on the image icon image above the text field when posting a message and click the upload icon (arrow pointing up) to browse to the image on your computer (or device)
  • Copy and paste an image from your computer into the text editor (CTRL+C CTRL+V on PC CMD+C CMD+V on Mac)
  • Drag and drop an image from your computer to the text editor.

Link and embed from another site

Please do not do this if the site does not allow due to copyrightb reasons

  • Click on the image icon image above the text field when posting a message, click the link icon (looks like a chain link) and enter the URL of the image (the URL of the actual image, not the web page that the image is on).

See Video:

To post a video from Youtube etc.

  • First copy the Youtube URL. You can get this by clicking on Share underneath the video – it is the bit that starts with https://
  • Go back to the forum text editor and paste the URL of the video page.

Images/video in the media gallery (Pics & Vids)

  • Click in the Media tab in the main navigation
  • Click on add media
  • Create an album or choose an existing album if you have any
  • You will have the choice of uploading from your desktop or inserting a URL if you have images hosted on another website.

Note that you can share an image from your gallery into a post.

  • Click on the image
  • In the Sidebar (RH side on desktop, underneath on mobiles)
  • Choose Share BB Code (either full or thumbnail)
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