Go to www.imgur.com/upload with your browser.
Select your photo
It will now upload.
Now you will be brought to a page with your image, it will look like this:
If you copy and paste this link, it won't show your image in the forum. This is a link to the web page itself. We need the link to the image, not the full page.
So tap and hold on your image, and select "copy link address" or similar
You can tell you have the link to the image itself by the link ending with a period then a few letters. This is called a file extension, and it tells the computer what kind of file its working with. Your image should end with .jpg, .jpeg, or .png
https://i.imgur.com/9gy0eah.jpg - like that
Now to post the image to the forums, use the image brackets. they look like this:
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Now lets try it out:
Quoting this post will show you all the code used.
Using this method you will never have to resize your photos to share them here.
The software this forum runs on was created in the 1990's when digital images were generally much lower resolution. Think of it was software designed for SD TV. These days our phones are taking 4K Ultra HD photos, so software designed to work with old SD images rather than HD or UHD can get a little overloaded. It also puts more strain on Spydercos servers, so its good practice to host them elsewhere anyways.