Best way to get an image url

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by hajime, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. hajime macrumors 68030

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    Some forums require the posters to post an image url link rather than uploading the photo directly. What is the best way to get an image url if the image is: a. on my iphone, b. on my Mac laptop. Thanks.
     
  2. dwfaust macrumors 68040

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    You must post it to a hosting site somewhere on the Internet. You cannot link to an image stored on your phone or personal computer.
     
  3. hajime thread starter macrumors 68030

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  4. DeltaMac macrumors 604

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    I see quite a few here that use either Flickr or Imgur.
    Or, maybe Instagram, or Pinterest, or Deviantart, or Photobucket, or Imageshack, or Google it out for your own choice.
     
  5. BrianBaughn macrumors 601

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    Postimage.org works well with iOS. No need for an app that asks for permission to access your entire photo library.
     

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