Last post Jul 21, 2011 07:08 AM by ayyappan.CNN
Jul 21, 2011 12:25 AM|gerrylowry|LINK
I hope this will be helpful to other community members who would like to insert an image in a post.
I'm going to insert an image into this post (actually I'm going to insert several images).
NOTE # 1: images are not actually inserted into posts. actually, they are
NOTE # 2: images that you see in posts are NOT stored on the servers used for Microsoft's ASP.NET forums (although they are likely temporarily cached on the servers when they are in use; i could be wrong).
NOTE # 3: because images are pulled remotely to be displayed at forums.asp.net, those images must be on-line and directly reachable from the Internet; i.e., they need to uploaded somewhere. that somewhere couuld be a folder on
your hard disk if and only if you are able to expose your folder with public access to the Internet.
NOTE # 4: because of NOTE # 3, your image must be uploaded to a server; that server could be your own designated (private) server, a shared server, a co-hosted server, or some service like Picasa, Flickr, Imageshack, et cetera.
The picture that I want to display is "PC in sleep mode" from my TwitPic account at
STEP # 1: get your picture online and "know" its url; in this case not
STEP # 2: click the "Insert/edit image" icon above the Write a New Post
<=== this is the icon for inserting a
link to an image to be displayed
STEP # 3: complete the dialog box:
Jul 21, 2011 07:08 AM|ayyappan.CNN|LINK
Super, Thanks for your post.