Sometimes I need to upload an image to a question or answer. How can I do that?
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As explained when image hosting was introduced:
After that, replace the default "enter image description here" with something meaningful for browsers that do not support images.
Even when selecting "from the web", the image will be copied to the Stack Exchange Imgur account, and hence will be safe from expiring.
If you just want a link to an image:
If you really want to hardlink images from another source, without copying them to the Stack Exchange Imgur account:
Bear in mind that: