How to insert a picture directly in a comment?

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  • #350435

    I did a bit of research to see if it was possible for people that add comments to a post to insert pictures without going through a picture hosting site (link that takes the visitor out to see picture). No luck! Can it be done? (whithin your allocated hosting space of course)

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

    #350568

    Images cannot be inserted into comments. The code will be stripped out. What can happen if this is allowed is that someone puts in a really huge image and then it breaks your blog layout. That is one of the main reasons it is not allowed.

    #350569

    MMmm. Any other way with WordPress to interact with visitors an allow them to use images? I can take care of the format if the layout screws up… If I can edit their picture size of course

    #350570

    The code will be stripped out.

    There is no way around that.

    #350897

    camaleonx
    Member

    But there is an ‘img’ button when you edit a comment. When you click on it, ask for the source URL of the picture and the label. When you’re done, the code is added in the comment. But when you publish, the code is erased.
    My question is: If no image can be added to comments… why in the box to edit a comment exist a button to add an image? (!)

    Thanks

    #350898

    It’s a mistake that the image button is there. The HTML code to display an image in a post will always be stripped out.

    #350899

    camaleonx
    Member

    Yeah. It should be removed from there to avoid misunderstandings about it.

    Thanks

    #350900

    cjpoem1965
    Member

    I canĀ“t find the way to download from clickr a “By:” photo and inserte it into my blog. How can I do this?

    Thanks

    #350901

    cjpoem1965
    Member

    Sorry, I meant to download from “Flick”

    #350902

    Sorry, not familiar with Flickr, but if your images are stored at a known address:
    When you are in add new post or edit, click inside the text area for the post. Look for the icon that looks like a sun, as you are hovering over it, it says “Add Media”. Click that. Go to the From URL tab, type in URL, hit the button to insert.

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