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Gizmo
22.02.2009, 05:08 PM
The forum allows you to upload photos and details of your bike/s to this (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpicgallery.php) gallery.

To use this guide it might be easier to open a second window so you can keep referring back to this.

How to create a new gallery:
Go to the photo gallery (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpicgallery.php).

Click "Manage My Bike Photos (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpgedit.php?do=editgallery)" in the lower gallery navbar.

In the First required field, enter the gallery title, this should be in format year, make, model so eg 2007 Ducati Hypermotard S

Fill in any additional fields with info on the bike, please note that date purchased (doesn't need to be exact) is required.

you can now upload 1 photo, give it a title, press choose photo and navigate to it, max size is 190K

Click the "Submit" button.
Edit the description of your gallery on the next screen, if necessary, and upload photos.
Click "Finished" when done.


How to add/upload photos to a gallery:

Go to the photo gallery (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpicgallery.php).

Click "http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpgedit.php?do=editgallery" in the lower gallery navbar.

Scroll down to bottom of page and click on the "edit" button for the gallery that you wish to add a photo to.

Below the edit box for the description, locate the "Choose" and "Upload" buttons. Type in a description of the photo then choose a photo. After you select it, click "Upload" to begin uploading the File. Max size is 190k.

New photos are added to the bottom of the photo list. You will get an upload finished message when the file is added. Edit the description if necessary or delete the photo if you change you mind about posting it.

Click "Finished" above the "choose" and "Upload" buttons when done.

NOTE: The photo upload will fail if the photo is bigger than 190k. This means that you MAY be required to resize your photo before uploading it. You can continue to upload photos by clicking the "Choose..." button and repeating cycle. When finished uploading the last photo, click the "Finished" button.

How to edit a photo description:

Go to the photo gallery (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpicgallery.php).

Click "Manage My Bike Photos (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpgedit.php?do=editgallery)" in the lower gallery navbar.

Click on the "edit" button for the gallery that you wish to edit a photo in.
Find the photo you wish to edit the description of and click the "[Edit Desc]" link on the far right.
When the editor appears, enter the new description and click "save". Click "Cancel" if you change your mind.
Click "Finished" at the top of the photo list when done.

How to feature a photo in a gallery:

When editing or adding a new gallery, there is a "Featured Photo" text input box just above the image upload button. (red oval on image below)

http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/images/forum/hdi/bikephoto.jpg
Locate the photo you want to feature in your gallery in the list and put the image id number ( green oval on image above) of it in the "Featured Photo" text input box.

Click "Finished"

Whenever you view that gallery, the featured photo you have selected will be displayed on the view gallery page.
Setting the "Featured Photo" text input box to 0 will show a random photo on the view gallery page.

How to delete photos from a gallery:
Go to the photo galler (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpicgallery.php)y.
Click "Manage My vBPicGallery" in the lower gallery navbar.
Click on the "edit" button for the gallery that you wish to delete a photo from.
Find the photo you wish to delete and click the delete link. Confirm you are sure and the photo is deleted.
Click "Finished" above the photo list when done.

How to delete a complete gallery:
Go to the photo gallery (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/vbpicgallery.php).
Click "Manage My vBPicGallery" in the lower gallery navbar.
Click on the "delete" button for the gallery that you wish to delete.
You are asked to confirm the deletion. Confirm you are sure and the gallery is deleted including all photos.

How to get an image link for a post(URL):
Click on a photo name in the "Full Size Image Pages" list in your gallery to show the full size photo.

http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/images/forum/hdi/bikephoto1.jpg

Under the photo find "IMG BBCODE:" box in the description table.

http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/images/forum/hdi/bikephoto2.jpg

Click on the input box with the image URL in it..
Right click the Blue highlighted text.
Select Copy.

http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/images/forum/hdi/bikephoto3.jpg

Go to the post you want the link URL in and right click the mouse and click paste. it all doen including the img code needed to show the photo.

Gizmo
03.03.2009, 05:34 PM
oops, just noticed Steve had already done this here (http://www.ducati-upnorth.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4892), that'll teach me to search first :doh: