Can’t get Flickr photos to link

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  • #332580

    I’m new to all this.

    I want to add photos from Flickr (my own and others under CC) and be able to have a neat title and photographer link underneath the photo like when you ‘blog this’ straight from Flickr – ‘Title originally uploaded by photographer’

    I’m finding that I can’t just click the square ‘add image’ button to insert a photo as when I enter the Flickr URL, the timer whirls and a red cross comes up seeming to say that the link hasn’t worked.

    The only way I can add an image is to embed the code taken from the ‘share this’ button on Flickr and the caption function on this is ugly.

    Am I missing something

    The blog I need help with is wanderingjasmine.wordpress.com.

    #332684

    You could paste one of the URLs here so we can see.

    #332890

    Ok, so I’m just grabbing a link like this:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/wanderingjasmine/3293583232/

    and putting it in the image URL box – then the timer turns to the left of the box and it comes up with a red cross.

    I’ve tried lots of different photos so assume I’m doing it wrong rather than there being a broken link.

    Any help appreciated

    #332892

    That doesn’t work because it’s a webpage, not an image. The URL you need is this:

    #332895

    The smoke has lifted – thank you!

    #332942

    randasfans
    Member

    I’m having the same problem; how did you generate the .jpg URL? Everything after the last slash makes sense to me, but not before. Thanks!

    #332943

    raincoaster
    Member

    You put your cursor on the picture, right click and copy Save Image Location. It’s the image location you want.

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