Hm... seems like you're using IE. Can I suggest a better browser, such as Firefox, Chrome or Opera? There are other choices too.

If you wanna stick with IE, or can't switch, I'll warn you right now, while most of this site should work with IE, stuff might come up buggy, so you might not enjoy it as much...

Requirements For Posting Images

Nov 30, 2020 12:08 am
The New GP Member Guide does not provide any specific guidance on image technical requirements and I tried to find another thread on the topic before posting, but didn't see anything.

Are there technical requirements for images, i.e size limits, file type or size, etc.?
Nov 30, 2020 12:10 am
Not really. JPGs, GIFs and PNGs seem to work. You can only link to images, the site does not host them.

The tag is a follows (take out the leading space):
[ img]url to image[/img]
Nov 30, 2020 1:23 am
Tried posting the following using the code as shown above and both failed on me. (This is pulled from an edit of the post.)

Dimensions: 800 × 1040
http://housedok.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/MR-Rampage-Scaled.jpg

Dimensions: 1000 × 563
http://housedok.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Metahumans-Rising-Logo-Med.jpg
Last edited November 30, 2020 1:24 am, a total of 1 time
Nov 30, 2020 1:27 am
Those two images are failing because the site is redirecting to HTTPS but has an invalid certificate. So for security reasons, it doesn't display.
Nov 30, 2020 1:47 am
Thank you.

/Flees to see how to add an SSL cert.
Last edited November 30, 2020 1:52 am, a total of 1 time
Nov 30, 2020 1:56 am
... Turns out, easier than I thought.
Nov 30, 2020 1:57 am
Certified says:
Thank you.

/Flees to see how to add an SSL cert.
Best place to start IMO: https://letsencrypt.org/
Nov 30, 2020 6:14 am
Keleth says:
Certified says:
Thank you.

/Flees to see how to add an SSL cert.
Best place to start IMO: https://letsencrypt.org/
Thank you, turns out my host made encryption fairly easy.
Jan 9, 2021 11:08 pm
So does anyone have any tips for using Google Drive or Google Photos for their images? I can create the Link, share it with 'Everyone', and it opens if you copy/paste the link, but not automatically ?
Jan 9, 2021 11:12 pm
Did you change the end from dl=0 to dl=1
Last edited January 10, 2021 12:17 am, a total of 2 times
Jan 10, 2021 12:10 am
@Qralloq - This is the link google drive gave me:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tG-JbJGPJhyw6zzZ-K-jZ3MnHE0lz2m0/view?usp=sharing

I'm not sure what you're referring to.
Jan 10, 2021 12:19 am
Okay, that's doesn't that what I've seen.

I dug out a link to a helpful guide
Jan 10, 2021 12:34 am
Bingo!! and Thank you.

I'm not sure what was going on with the google drive, but sharing from my Dropbox took less than 30 seconds. We are in business :)
Jan 11, 2021 9:15 am
Just in case anyone does plan to share from Google Drive, you can generate direct links to stored images with this site. It works for embedding images in posts. :D

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