Quick photo upload

Discussion in 'Admin/Mod Help Forum' started by TheReligion, Sep 14, 2018.

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    TheReligion Abusive

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    Could we not consider this?

    As with most messengers you can quickly snap and post something now just using a button. I'm not for one minute suggesting we would all go @WeasteDevil and start posting manginas but it would be a nice option to have.
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    Rado_N Yaaas Broncos!

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    You mean so the images are hosted here?

    I'd imagine it would be an enormous increase in server load.
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    Moby Dick who hates the homeless

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    Can we integrate with imgur?

    Say you press the button and select the image here which simultaneously gets uploaded on imgur and gets embedded in the post.
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    Eboue nasty little twerp with crazy bitter-man opinions

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    Rado_N Yaaas Broncos!

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    Bloody bandwidth thief.
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    TheReligion Abusive

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    Oh I've no idea how it works mate. This kinda thing isn't my strong point. Just think we should have an easier method of sticking pics up. The whiskey thread made me think it before as I wanted to send you pics of what's behind the bar when I'm out :lol:

    This guy's knows
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    I know it would be better to have it “on site” as many forums i use have it but i use tinypic and its pretty quick.

    A car forum i used to use had full colour avatars and signatures with images in too, surely it wouldn’t add much as we dont have anywhere near the amount of images on here that a car forum has.
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    Rado_N Yaaas Broncos!

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    :lol: don't get me wrong it'd be great! Just not sure it's possible!
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    Zarlak my face causes global warming

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    Download monosnap. You can press a keyboard shortcut to then target an area, and once you've taken a shot of what you want, there's an upload button and it uploads it and copies the URL to your clipboard automatically. The whole process takes about 10 seconds from taking a pic to having it online.
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    That sounds good, is it available on ipad?
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    Revaulx Full Member

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    Please no avatars :boring:

    Though as @TheReligion suggests, it would be nice to find a less clunky method than Imgur. Maybe it's user incompetence, but I have to copy and paste the link 3 or 4 times before getting the one that ends in .jpg and actually works.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Nothing to do with server space. Avatars and signatures just aren't allowed here en masse as they look ugly and take attention away from posts.
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    No, i wasn’t suggesting avatars, i know they’re not allowed, i meant the other forums have these and thousands and thousands of images so us having the ability for a quick upload wouldn’t add much, hope you get what i mean.
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    Try tinypic, its very good.
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    Zarlak my face causes global warming

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    No idea.
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    I had a look, something came up but it wouldn’t come up on the AppStore so i gave up.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    Seconded! It's a pain to upload a picture to Imgur/whatnot and then embed it here.
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Most forums seem to do it where you have to sign up to see the photos.

    Which sucks as most people just browse
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    Edgar Allan Pillow Ero-Sennin

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    At least some. Many photoshop thread pics are lost because of depending on sites. Maybe just for threads in classic section or something.
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    Yeah some do i admit but some dont, maybe it’s just something they can turn on/off.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Maybe they could only work in the United Forum then?
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    onemanarmy Full Member

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    Imgur provides an API, which you could integrate to the forum to upload pics I guess. Would be a cool option.

    https://api.imgur.com/
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    Green_Red Full Member

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    That's fine if you're willing to modify the source code. I wouldn't mind giving it a bash though, might learn something.

    I know this is a xenforo implementation so it's only php which is pretty easy. There's a community of users that share add ons but I've never implemented xenfor so have no idea what's actually available or possible.

    https://xenforo.com/community/resources/
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    Especially on my phone. I find it never gives you the direct image link and only links to the album even if it's one pic.
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    onemanarmy Full Member

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    I'd imagine the admins have customized this board thoroughly. I've done it myself, but only for phpBB boards.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Niall's a developer. The matchday stuff, transfer tweets page and threadmarks (the last of which he released as a Xenforo 1.x addon) were all done by him. Right now he's working on making them - and other custom addons he's done for mod stuff plus other things - compatible with 2.x so we can upgrade the board so if something like that were to be implemented, it would be low down on the list.
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    Niall All Powerful Super Being Staff

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    That is the only way making photo uploads easier would be implemented. We never have and won’t store images but integrating with an image service like imgur could work.

    As @Damien said other stuff takes priority at the moment but I’ll keep a note of this idea.
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    onemanarmy Full Member

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    I agree, hosted disk space is expensive. I've run a pretty big music board for years. We allowed uploading for a while, but reverted pretty quickly.
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    I'm trying to upload some pictures to the photography thread but I'm having a bit of an issue:

    1. Photobucket is a broken and terrible website
    2. The photos I do manage to upload from there have a gaudy Photobucket watermark over my photo

    How can I upload a picture that 1. doesn't lose quality and 2. has no watermark? I tried from Imgur and Facebook but didn't work. Haven't tried from instagram but not keen on this as the compression on that site ruins the quality.

    Any help appreciated.
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    prateik Full Member

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    What's wrong with imgur?
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    Ah, don't worry, it's fine.

    Imgur was only giving me one link to paste and it wasn't working. Turns out I hadn't verified my email address. Working fine now! Sorry.
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    Imgur hasn’t worked for me for ages (iOS)
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    So now, Imgur is not allowing me to upload anything...

    ...so I'm back to square one. Any other sites that can be used that aren't complete crap?
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    I always use this and never have any trouble:
    https://postimages.org/
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    Thanks. I had a trawl through another thread and found someone mentioned tinypics. Gave them a try and it was perfect, will keep that one in mind though.