Thanks Lisa! I do use Inkfrog. So I guess my question is: which is preferable: actual posted pics or a link to the pic on one's photo host?
I read the FAQs but don't think it was mentioned.
I think you'll find what you're looking for here
, but to be entirely clear, here are three examples of ways to add the same picture to SG!
Here's a "hot-link" or "direct-link," which is the preferred method
Here's a link (but not a "direct link" or "hot link"), which is fine, but is not the preferred method (this is all you can do if your photo-hosting site won't permit direct linking, which is why all of the people using Yahoo Photos show their pictures as links: peony
and finally, you'll see an uploaded image below the line, which should be considered the "last resort" method, since it's a "band-width hog." As a result, uploaded images are size limited, may not last longer than 30 days (or at least are subject to deletion after 30 days), and are limited to one image per post.
Please let me know if you have more questions!
ETA: clarification that uploaded images are "subject to deletion" after 30 days, but since deletion has to be initiated manually, may not actually be deleted exactly at the end of 30 days.
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