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Mods/Admin question about uploading pics

Discussion in 'CZ Support Zone' started by jwooten15, Dec 18, 2019.

  1. jwooten15

    jwooten15 Well-Known Member

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    Hey mods, just a general question..

    Has a new form of image uploading been discussed/explored on CZ?

    The process of posting images on the forum seems to be way more difficult/time consuming than it should be.

    Rather than having to provide a direct link to images and/or upload them to an image hosting site & copy them here, it'd be way more convenient to upload directly from your phone, tablet, etc.

    Are other, more streamlined options, just too expensive?

    Thanks. And again, not necessarily complaining; just seeing if the idea has been explored.
  2. Quickdraw

    Quickdraw Well-Known Member

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    I typically copy and paste most of the images I use.
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  3. YosemiteSam

    YosemiteSam Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    I use Windows snipping tool. Then click the copy button once I've taken the screenshot and paste it on snipboard.io.

    Then copy that URL and post that URL here in the image tag.

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  4. Reality

    Reality Admin

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    I am sorry, but we have no plans at this time for hosting user images on CZ.

    It's not about technology (it's not hard), but rather avoiding adding legal liability by the site for user uploads and increasing the workload of the moderation staff.

    There are several image upload/hosting sites that are still very popular for that specific reason as most popular forum sites do not allow user uploads.

    Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, etc. can do it because they not only have the infrastructure to handle it but also the legal resources to fight and/or deter would-be complainants.

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