01-06-2012 08:58 AM
How do I add photos down in the body of my auction listing?
Ebay rep told me to Cut & Paste and click HTM. I really don't understand from that. An example is auction 130624111006 with full size photos of a violin listed in the body or description area. How can I do this? Can someone give me a step by step "FOR DUMMIES"? Thanks, DPRazorback
01-11-2012 10:52 PM
I use Photobucket for my fotos as they give you the HTML and you can play around with the foto on that website, its been good for me as i don't know much about computers.
I need to make all my fotos of the same size now, which takes a bit of playing around with but its well worth the effort !
Good Luck, Kevin
01-18-2012 05:26 PM
1. Go to some site where you can upload your pictures..:
(you don't need to open account for tinny pick, you might for others)
2. Upload your pictures following simple commands.
3. Once picture is uploaded you have two options:
a) either copy the HTML code as provided in tinypic
and then go to revise your item in your ebay and
once you are in the revising item mode for the listing you want to add pictures to..
go to the descripiton of your listing part
now you see two tabs.. : standard and HTML
First click on the standard tab, and type: PICTURES OF THE ITEM
now click on HTML tab and find your text that you just put in
and right after it paste the code for your picture that you copied
from tiny pic
NOW the easy way:
Don't copy the code.. just go to Tiny Pic, click on the picture you just upoladed to see it in large format, then just right click on it,
Then go back to your listing that you have in revising item mode
scroll down to the tabs.. click on the standard tab
scroll down where you want your picture and tada..
click and paste right there as you would normally do.
Now you just pasted your image into your page.
if you want to resize it click on it and you will see marquee and resize it.. or if you want to center it.. click on it and then you see marquee. picture is selected use center item icon the same as for text. it.
YOu are done..
now just save changes and enjoy.
see some of our listings for example. It is pretty neat and super easy.
ps. if it is not clear enough.. just google "adding pictures to the ebay listing into the body of the listing" and you should find simple instructions
04-13-2014 11:33 AM
When i add photos to my listings, my photos are not the full height or full width of the box provided, do i have to change a setting on my camera or on my computer? either way i dont know how to, can anyone help please, ps: ive tried to use tinypic as suggested by snowwhiteclassics as well as following his/her directions, but the photos still attatch the same size, ie not filling the box, regards julie
04-13-2014 03:20 PM
When i add photos to my listings, my photos are not the full height or full width of the box provided
eBay provides square boxes to display photos. If your photos are not square, they will have gaps above and below or on the sides. Most cameras do not take square photos, so you will need to crop your photos to make them square. When you plan to crop square, you will need to take some care in staging your photos. Be sure that everything you need to display is arranged in a square area in the viewfinder. Then when you crop, only background is trimmed away.
eBay has a cropping tool on their Flash-based Standard uploader and on their HTML5-based Enhanced uploader, but not on their Basic uploader.
If you do not have access to eBay's cropping tool, then you can use a desktop program or an online tool from your image host or this free site:
05-24-2014 12:13 AM
frist write PITURE OF THE ITEm in the standrd THEN go HTmL and past the the cord you copied from tinypic to <p>PITURE OF THE ITEm <BR> ......past to here........ </p> then preiew.
07-20-2014 09:50 AM
If you do not see Standard and HTML tabs or links (and you are missing the text toolbar across the top of the editor), then you will see a plain text box and you will have to use HTML codes to insert a photo.
Your photo must be hosted online. When you look at the photo on your hosting page, you can right-click the photo properties to pick out the image address or URL. Add image codes around the URL and you will have something to pasted into the plain text box or into the HTML box.
07-20-2014 10:00 AM
I use SixBit listing software and it has a feature that does this automatically (if you choose). All of my listings have the gallery image in the body of the description so take a look and you can see what it looks like.
Also, it's easy! Their approach is a little different and it has HUGE benefits. I'll try my best to explain it.
The use what they call a Description Wrapper. It's basically a template for all the biolerplate in your listings and they insert your description that's unique to that item into the wrapper and it all gets combined and uploaded to eBay as the eBay description. If you look at my listings, the part that talks about the condition it my description and the rest is the wrapper.
The nice part is that things like the picture you're looking for is all part of the Description Wrapper which means I don't have to mess with it for each listing. There's a code in the wrapper that pulls in the gallery picture automatically. The other nice thing is that if I want to change some of that boilerplate I only need to change it once and then apply it to all of my listings.
If you're interested in learning more, go to my ME and there's a link to more info and a 30-day free trial to see if it's right for you.