Image Hosting - for direct linking

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Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby Zippo » Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:32 pm

Since Photobucket has removed my ability to link images hosted to forums like TFNZ, I am looking around for another source.

I have both OneDrive and Google Photos, but neither allow direct image linking (I can paste a URL - I believe to a shared account https://goo.gl/photos/9YDAsk18Siu7HkCx5)

Anyone know of alternatives?

Or, does anyone know how to set up a website (I own the domain) so I can drop images into that and then direct link?

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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby Zippo » Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:43 pm

Another test via OneDrive - image embedding

<img src="https://dumvra-sn3302.files.1drv.com/y4mIbkDdxxQerU_lDuggAZOCB4zTdQU7WP3eTJ-lQke02QSLZ7ovj3jFbazaK4eOFezjuYILz05ei9cGu12DbMc4XILNhf2jYPxuY3ULNygveKo79MOv8XN4X2O1AKcf-Uws9NhSccD_9Qf_Qn3n5HBdkIli0ZTD3Mxo0Gkvy01TqPLSVqhQnCknp16yxXflxjolBfkF91CwAs7JXVzT6fNHw?width=1680&height=1050&cropmode=none" width="1680" height="1050" />

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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby Spike » Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:07 pm

I have the same question
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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby NZHC » Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:32 pm

I use imgur.com
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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby loismustdye » Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:01 pm

It worked for me from the app tonight fwiw.
no sig as photobucket nerfed it all
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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby Zippo » Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:07 pm

Seems Imgur is ok at the moment; however they have been experimenting with a new hotlinking display that links to other similar pictures.
There terms of service is also a bit vague, hinting that hotlinking is not ok - but it seems to be referencing website use rather than forums

Anyway, have signed up
Can't be bothered fixing all my old PB links on old posts so they can stay as is

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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby omegaprime » Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:51 pm

imgur works alright getting used to their website as sdcc is coming up and i want to be nice and ready, photobucket is completely out now

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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby NKF » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:09 pm

Now that Photobucket's paywalling its customers out, think I'll be making the shift soon too. Silly thing for them to do considering they themselves promoted the 3rd party linking by generating the various IMG hyperlinks we could copy and paste wherever we wanted. I know it's their hardware, but the images are still ours.

Oh well. The ridiculous layers over layers of ads and full screen ads that you had to close every screen was driving me up the wall anyway.

But just an idea, what would it take to host a local server for our own image hosting?

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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby fishtuna » Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:06 pm

oh... just found that photos in my posts all lost from today...
Let us know if anyone could recommend a new provider for photo linking in the forum.
Many thanks!

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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby [omega] » Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:14 am

Strange I uploaded this from photobucket ?

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Have they changed their minds?
Or is it a glitch and they'll take it off again?
I hope they've put things right again.
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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby Zippo » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:37 pm

Lets test

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Re: Image Hosting - for direct linking

Postby [omega] » Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:56 pm

Image
Photo bucket?
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Re: August Hauls

Postby fishtuna » Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:34 pm

Hi All
How can I upgrade my photobucket account so that I can link my photos to a post in TFNZ?
Thanks for the help!

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Re: August Hauls

Postby omegaprime » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:51 am

fishtuna wrote:Hi All
How can I upgrade my photobucket account so that I can link my photos to a post in TFNZ?
Thanks for the help!


It costs, i just went over to imgur

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