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Can't upload Avatars

Post by Doggy » Thu Dec 09, 2010 12:12 am

Not sure if I'm having a senior moment here, but I can't seem to upload a new avatar.

I've checked it doesn't exceed the size or pixel limits, but keep getting the error message, 'The URL you specified is invalid.' - even if I link to one I've used before. :?

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Re: Can't upload Avatars

Post by steve_earwig » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:34 am

Are you putting img tags around it? It don't like that...
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Re: Can't upload Avatars

Post by Welly » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:15 am

You can't really upload anything on here but rather 'link' to an off site host thing like botofucket. That's what I do innit. If that's what you meant?
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Re: Can't upload Avatars

Post by Doggy » Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:26 pm

Sorry, I meant entering a url - link to photobucket, (as I think everyone does).

Odd thing is, I'm trying the same process as previously, to an image I've used before as an avatar and it still wont let me?????

e.g. http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp28 ... 1291933391

Can't see what's wrong with this example. :?
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Re: Can't upload Avatars

Post by steve_earwig » Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:30 pm

Image

Works ok here :? Not sure what all the numbers are after the .jpg. Does it work without?
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Still works :? :?
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Re: Can't upload Avatars

Post by Doggy » Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:58 pm

Sorted! Thanks, Steve - it was the numbers at the end. :roll:

Up to now, I've right-clicked the pic in photobucket, selected properties & copied the url / pasted it on the forum.

I note that now there's a pop-up box with various properties, including one called 'direct link', which does wot it sez on the tin. :oops:

Oh well, sorted now and just in time for xmas. :cheesy:
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