Sometimes in a post, you might want to post a few images along as illustrations. Sometimes, you need those images to post spoilers pictures and so on. Exactly how do we post an image?
Miscellaneous informations on images and so on.
- Upload your image to one of the file hosting sites. (For more detailed information look at the signature section of this FAQ).
- For large files, Imageshack will automatically create thumbnails for you and you can just copy/paste the link.
- If you don't want to use thumbnails, copy the whole "Direct Link" url and put that between the image tags: [img]direct link url[/img]
This format is most widely used in avatars and signature. It is used in still image, meaning no animation or flash. Just a still image. So, if you are uploading a still image, make it into .jpeg form.
This format is used for animated images. Moving objects in an avatar, animation in signatures, they should be saved in .gif format to make sure they 'move'.
Transperancy comes with .png. For example, if you have a transparent sig like this:
save it as .png If you save it as .jpeg, you will get the white background. Saving as .png is meant to keep those white background away. Of course, if you're using a version below IE7 you'll see a background color that matches your desktop theme. No transparency in versions of IE below 7.