How to upload an image to a post?
I have a screenshot but I don't have a server to host it on.
Is there a way for me to just attach the image to the question?
I've used ImageShack and ImgUr before without incident, though I think ImageShack may be blocked by some corporate firewalls.
or, we now support integrated image hosting using the image insert toolbar button:
When using the built-in image upload no need to worry about anything. It happens to use imgur, but it uses a pro account, ensuring images will never expire.
For personal use, imgur is good too if you want to throw up an image with no fuss. Images posted are allowed to stay up for a period of three (3) months with no activity before they are deleted. If you view your image before the three months are up, it'll be around.
If you want something where you can have an account, you can also try something like Photobucket.
Whatever you do, don't go with TinyPic. They don't like it when you hotlink images (the whole point) and will only allow you a cruddy thumbnail.
I put images in my dropbox "public" folder, right click the file, "dropbox - copy public link". Very simple, no fuzz with upload forms.
I use ImgUr and TinyPic. I don't know what random is talking about when he says TinyPic only gives you a cruddy thumbnail.
To quickly produce images from the screen, I use cropper, which is a basic, free , and extensible screen-shot tool, plus one or more of the cropper plugins (also free). There's a "Send to Paint.NET" plugin for cropper if you want to doctor the image before uploading. You can toggle from "Sent to Paint.NET" to "Send to TinyPic" easily, so...
It took 1 keystroke and about 3 seconds to get the image in this post up to TinyPic.
I just use Flickr because I already have a Yahoo! account.