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Google drive photos

Discussion in 'Feedback and Help Requests' started by Satanfriendly, Thursday January 11, 2018.

  1. Does anyone know how to embed a photo from Google drive on to a forum post?

    Any help very much appreciated.

    Ps. I used to use photobucket but their T&C's changed unfavourably
     
  2. riverrun

    riverrun

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    Not straightforward, but doable:

    Go to https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive
    Find your image. Double click on it. A preview will open.
    At the top right are three vertical dots. Click on them. Click on 'Share'
    Click on 'Get shareable link' - it will say 'Link copied to clipboard'
    Unfortunately that link doesn't work.
    Now you go to https://sites.google.com/site/gdocs2direct/
    Copy the link into the first input field. Click 'Create direct link'
    Copy the generated link.
    Insert image into post. Copy generated link as Image URL.
    Done.

    I just did that and the result is...
    [​IMG]
    ... delicious.. if you are a cannibal. :eek:
     
    Last edited: Thursday January 11, 2018
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