So you’ve seen others on the site include images in their comments and would like to do the same. But how? Follow these simple steps and you too can share images in the kiamagic.com discussions.
The Easiest Way
The very easiest way just appends your image to the end of your comment. It is available to everyone and isn’t permissions dependent. Just click the Browse button beneath the comment form to attach an image…
The Easy Way
Another easy way, slightly more versatile, allows you to attach an image file to your comment by clicking the Add Media button and selecting an image. This is currently only available to those with author permision or above on the given subsite. In addition only editors and admin of the subsite the blog was posted on, plus the author of the original post can upload a new image. Other authors can only select from the image library. For now.
Upload an image or select one from the media library
The Add Media button takes you to the media selection menu, where you can select a previously uploaded image from the library, or choose to upload a new one. You can also select some resizing options or choose to display the image full size.
Once you are done, click the Insert into post button.
Finish editing the comment.
Your cursor will now be below the image, and you can continue typing, editing and formatting the comment. You could even include another image!
Submit your comment as normal, by pressing the Post Comment button.
Admire the glorious image in your post
The Hard Way
Those methods are both so easy. So why would you want to do it the hard way? You wouldn’t. I mean really you don’t want to bother. Its not worth it.
But if you insist, you can do it with bbcode. If you aren’t hacker enough to use bbcode, don’t worry about it and use one of the easy methods. If you are, you can do something like img=Alt text for my image]http://some.url/of/an/image.png[/img. You will have needed to have uploaded the image somewhere and obtained its url. You can do this for images in the media library of any subsite on KIA by looking at its properties…