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My Media Pop Up

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I would like to upload some photos. I have gotten a pop up that says "My Media" but my My Media is empty. How do I access My Media for me so I can upload some photos to it?

Or how do I upload photos to a thread? I see where some people have posted photos directly on a thread without having to put a link to photo bucket or some such.

A couple weeks ago I read somewhere on the board that we could upload photos directly from our own photo galley on our computer. ???????? I would love to be able to do that.



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Okay, I finally found instructions. I found this but there is no box that appears to allow me to select the file on my computer that I want to upload. Sooooooo I'm still lost.


Depending on where in the community you are posting your message at, you may be able to upload attachments to your message. There are two types of uploaders available: the default uploader and the flash uploader.

Default Uploader

The default uploader allows you to upload attachments one at a time. To begin, press the button. A box will appear for you to select the file on your computer that you want to attach. Select the file you want to upload.

If you change your mind, you can press the button and then choose a different file.

Once you have selected the file you want, press Attach the file.

If there are any errors uploading the file, you will receive an error message, otherwise, you will see the attachment appear.

Flash Uploader

You can enable the flash uploader from your settings menu. When enabled, you will be able to easily upload more than one file at a time.

To start, press Click to Attach Files. A box will appear for you to select the file or files on your computer that you want to attach. Select the file or files you want to upload. You can select more than one file at a time by holding Ctrl (on Windows) or Command (on Mac) and click on the files.

Once you have selected your files and clicked "Open", they will begin uploading. If there are any errors uploading the files, you will receive an error message, otherwise, you will see the attachments appear.

Managing Attachments

Regardless of which uploader you use, once the files are uploaded you will see them on your screen. By default, all attachments are added to the bottom of your message, however, you can add any attachment to a particular section of your post by pressing the "Add to Post" link.

If you wish to remove an attachment and have it not appear in your post, simply press the "Delete" link.


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The attachment feature is not generally enabled.

To post photos, upload them to a picture sharing site, such as Photobucket or Flickr. You can then use a structure like:


Which produces:


If you are using the rich text editor, there is a button near the middle of the second row that may help. Photobucket can create the construct for you on your clipboard, so you just have to paste it into your post as-is.


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Okay. Thanks Peter.


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