How to Post Photos, Avatars and Tickers in your messages

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    How to post pictures, avatars and tickers in your messages:

    You cannot post any photo that resides on your computer at home. You must upload the photo to a website and create a link to it. Most people use public photo album websites such as:

    Do not use any album website that requires a password to view your photos.
    The following instructions refer to Photobucket but others a similar.

    CAUTION: Many digital photos are very large as they come from your camera and MUST be made smaller. Any photos posted too large will be removed without warning. Many cameras come with companion software that can do the resizing, check out what yours does. Also some of the album sites will let you resize the photo. Photo sizes are measured in “pixels”. Maximum photo size allowed is 700 pixels wide by 350 pixels high.

    After resizing your photo if necessary, upload it to the service according to their instructions. Then view your photo on the photo album. On the right side will be a box titled “Image Links”. Click on the “Img code” to copy it.

    With yur message on the screen place the cursor placed where you want to insert the photo, click paste.

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    How to place a picture (avatar) in your messages under your name:

    Same as above except the picture should be less than 150 X 150 pixels in size and the link code placed in the external avatar section of your Profile located in the User Control Panel.

    How to place a “ticker” below your messages:

    Create the ticker according to the instructions on the ticker website, copy the provided code and paste it into the “Signature” box in your Profile located in the User Control Panel.

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