How do I put a picture into a comment I post on someone’s myspace.com
account? I see others doing it, but I can’t figure out how.
I get this question a lot, so I opened my own myspace account, and enlisted
the help of a buddy to try it out. It’s actually not that hard.
Caveat: I’m not a MySpace guru, so there might be easier ways. That being
said, this wasn’t too bad, and most importantly, it worked.
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In order to post a picture into a comment, that picture must
already be uploaded and on the internet somewhere. As you’ve seen, there’s
nothing about posting a comment that talks about uploading or anything like it,
so you must already have done this.
already be uploaded and on the internet somewhere.”
The easiest way, of course, is to upload the picture into your own
Upload your picture: After you sign in to MySpace, hit the
Upload / Change Photos link underneath the big Hello,
name!. Naturally, make sure that you follow their guidelines for
allowed uploads: .gif or .jpg files and less than 600k in size.
Locate your picture’s URL: Go to your own myspace.com URL
(for example http://myspace.com/yourusername), and click on “View More
Pics“. The picture you just uploaded should be there. Click on the
image to view the full picture. Now, right click on that photo, and
select Properties. You should see something like this:
Select the Address: (URL) with your mouse (click at the
beginning of “http”, and drag until the entire URL is selected), and copy that
to the clipboard. In this example the URL would be
“http://myspace-355.vo.llnwd.net/00573/55/34/573024355_l.jpg”. You can dismiss
the properties dialog when done.
Make your comment: Go to the MySpace page where you want to
leave a comment and press Add Comment. Now, in that
comment, where you want that picture, enter this:
IMPORTANT replace the URL (the
“http://myspace-355.vo.llnwd.net/00573/55/34/573024355_l.jpg”) in this example
with the URL you copied from the properties dialog above to your own
The picture doesn’t actually have to be on MySpace. In fact, it can be
anywhere on the internet, as long as it’s accessible by some URL.
That’s all there is to it.
If it doesn’t work, I expect the most common cause for failure to be the
copy of the URL to the picture. Make sure you copy it exactly.