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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎01-14-2005

How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

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

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Community Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-12-2011

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to dprazorback

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

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snowwhiteclassics
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Posts: 97
Registered: ‎04-21-2010

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to dprazorback

1. Go to some site where you can upload your pictures..:


photo bucket


tiny pic


kodakgallery


 


(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:


 


Hard way


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,


and copy.


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.


 


Enoy!


 


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

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Community Member
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎01-14-2005

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to dprazorback

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANKYOU, SNOWHITEFANTISYTOYS FOR THE INFO.


YOU HAVE BEEN MOST HELPFUL!  ('O') Thank you DPR


 

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Community Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-08-2008

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to dprazorback

Thanks snowwhiteclassics!! worked like a charm

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Registered: ‎12-22-2013

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to snowwhiteclassics
Thank you , that was very helpfull.
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senthamil2011
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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-14-2014

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to snowwhiteclassics
Thank u very much. I was searching around for this, finally got it here....
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stevemo8861
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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎03-13-2014

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to snowwhiteclassics

Awesome job explaining this!....worked like a charm thank you!:smileyhappy:

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Community Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-13-2014

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to stevemo8861

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

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shipscript
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Posts: 4,600
Registered: ‎07-03-2003

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to julieocal

julieocal wrote:

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:

http://zippyhelp.com/imagetools/watermark/watermarker.htm

 

 

For Photos, HTML, CSS and template questions, please visit the Tools & Apps forum.
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dreamer-of-the-day
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Posts: 4
Registered: ‎02-21-2005

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to shipscript

Hi! So I tried that but the image isn't showing up, just a little a little blue box with a question mark. What am I doing wrong? Thanks

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Community Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎05-24-2014

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to snowwhiteclassics
Thank you dpr, it is realy help full!
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Community Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎05-24-2014

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to dreamer-of-the-day

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.

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lika1967
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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎03-11-2009

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to beautyslim14

Anyone recentlly tried to insert some photos in the body of the listing?

 

In the Revide options, there is no HTML and Standard tabs.

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slideshopper
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Posts: 43
Registered: ‎04-20-2011

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to dprazorback

Hello,

 Use Auctiva. It will do all this and more for you. I have used it for years and has been worth every penny.

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shipscript
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Posts: 4,600
Registered: ‎07-03-2003

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to lika1967

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.

 

<img src="http://example.com/image.jpg">

 

For Photos, HTML, CSS and template questions, please visit the Tools & Apps forum.
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brucel64
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Posts: 1,247
Registered: ‎07-06-2007

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to shipscript

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.



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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-19-2014

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to slideshopper

Just to clarify, does Auctiva can help to put big photos into the description, as this is what i want to show the customer my item.

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brucel64
Community Member
Posts: 1,247
Registered: ‎07-06-2007

Re: How do I put the big photos down in the BODY of my listing

in reply to devilnite11

devilnite11 wrote:

Just to clarify, does Auctiva can help to put big photos into the description, as this is what i want to show the customer my item.


I don't know if they do but I know that SixBit does. Look at my listings and you'll see the gallery image in all of my listings. The best part is that I add a simple code in my Description Wrapper (template) ONCE and it works for every listing that uses that Description Wrapper automatically. There no messing with each and avery listing.

 

To get more details you can go to https://www.sixbitsoftware.com/clients/aff.php?aff=110 and you'll get 30-days free to see if it's right for you.



VintageCarMagazines

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