Adding Screenshots on the Forums

Taking a Screenshot

How you take a screenshot can vary depending on what device you’re using.

Consult your device’s documentation or this wikiHow article for instructions.

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Embedding a Screenshot on the Forums

The The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. Support Forums do not allow uploading images, but they do support embedded images from Imgur.

To get started, upload your screenshot to Imgur, then copy the resulting URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL of what you uploaded.

On your forum post, click the blue plus icon to add a block, and select the Imgur embed block from the list of available blocks.

Enter the URL of what you uploaded to Imgur and hit the blue “Embed” button to add it to your forum post.

Though you cannot upload images to the Support forums with the Image block, you can use it to embed URLs of image files hosted elsewhere, like the Media libary in your own WordPress site. Please keep in mind that your image URL must end with an image file extension (.jpg, .png, or .gif). Please also keep in mind that some servers may prevent us from embedding the image, in which case a link to your screenshot will be displayed instead.

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Linking to a Screenshot on the Forums

While the Support forums do not allow uploading images, but do allow embedded images from Imgur, there’s no limitation on simply uploading your screenshot elsewhere and providing a link to it in your forum post.

For example, you could use the Media libary in your own WordPress site, Snipboard, Droplr, and more. Just upload your screenshot there, and add its URL to your forum post.

Caution: If you’re uploading your screenshot to a personal online drive, like Google Drive or Dropbox, make sure that you have made the file public, or no one but you will be able to see it!

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