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How to Add a Photo to a Forum Post

Hey guys, Alex here! I’m going to walk through this ‘how to’ with you.

First things first: there’s so many different reasons to upload a photo to a forum post. Whether it’s to illustrate a point, inspire others, get critique or simply share an image. Sometimes a photo really does speak a thousand words.  

For this tip, i’ll show how I’d share a photo of my son to a forum post.

Adding a photo to a forum thread

To add/insert a photo to a post you are making in the forum, do this:

1. Select the section of the forum where you want to post the image. (This includes those looking to respond to an existing thread topic with an image).

(In this example, I want to post my photo in the people category)

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2. Click on the green "New Topicbutton

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3. Enter the text portion of the thread or response you’re including with the photo

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4. Click on the "Select Attachmentsbutton

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5. Click on "Add files" and select the photo you want to insert

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6. Click on the "Insertbutton to insert the photo directly into the forum post or thread

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7. Scroll above to your post and position your mouse where you want the photo embedded > THEN, scroll back down and click on the green "In Messagebutton.

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8. Lastly, click on the "Submit" button from the bottom to make the post live

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There you go! Now you’ve got an awesome photo post on the forum.  

The ‘oops’ moment - Editing the post

Need to edit? Easy.

From the published post:

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the post > Click the arrow on the ‘Reply’ button

  2. Click the "Edit" feature

  3. Make your changes and "Save"

on Friday April 22 by Sean
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