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    Posting Flickr based images using iPad

    I know a few people myself included have had some challenges posting Flickr based images to the forum using iOS devices.

    The issue being that the iOS Flickr app doesn't offer you the ability to go the BBCode or static URL for the picture, and if you use a web browser on an iPad it is somewhat of a faff to get it to copy the full BBCode URL to copy.

    After some digging around I found the "shares" app which is a 3rd party app that connects to Flickr and if you log into your account you can view all your photos. Easiest way to find the app is to search for "shares Flickr" in the App Store.

    If you select a photo you can then swipe through the different sizes of it, and it will allow you to copy the static URL for that size photo. You then just need to put the image tags around the URL and voila you can post the picture to the forum.

    An example below:



    There are other apps that claim to allow you to grab the BBCode URL straight out of Flickr but I couldn't them to work for that feature.

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    Nice work, Jamie
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    Have stuck this thread, so people get to see it.

    Good work chap.
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    Thanks Gary goood idea making it a sticky thread.

    I may try some of the other apps, if I find any others that work will update this thread.

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    Great stuff!

    I'll give that a go later.

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    Have being having a bit more of a play with the Shares app whilst working from home today, my thoughts are below

    It works well to upload photos taken with your iDevice to Flickr and then share them, and for sharing photos taken with the Flickr App. I haven't found a way to easily share a photo the is on Flickr that hasn't been taken by your iDevice.

    I have also been playing around with the "Photo Explorer" app which costs 2.99 and this is quite feature rich on the face of it as it allows you to mange your entire Flickr photo set moving items between albums etc, crucially it also allows you to grab the full BBCode URL.

    I will update my first post once I have had a bit more of a play with the second app.

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    I think I'm going to have to jump back to using Flickr for images - Photobucket have decided to limit the number of photos they'll link out, for non-paid accounts and I'm not paying two hosting services for photos.

    What else are other people currently using for 'casual hosting'?
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    I wanted to download all my Photobucket items and upload to Flickr, which I pay for. Sadly the photos seem to all be low res for some reason.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diamond Hell View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diamond Hell View Post
    I think I'm going to have to jump back to using Flickr for images - Photobucket have decided to limit the number of photos they'll link out, for non-paid accounts and I'm not paying two hosting services for photos.

    What else are other people currently using for 'casual hosting'?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Floyd View Post
    I wanted to download all my Photobucket items and upload to Flickr, which I pay for. Sadly the photos seem to all be low res for some reason.
    Had the same myself too
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    Quote Originally Posted by jjturner View Post
    AWS S3 bucket, low volume is free..

    That hadn't occurred to me. I'll have a poke around - good call.
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