Adding inline images on Indie Hackers

I've seen some people struggling to add inline images either in posts or comments.

Here's a quick example how I do with Imgur. Assuming you have already created an Imgur account

1/ Go to menu>images


2/ Add Images

Select add images button and select the desired image. After uploading it, Imgur will display this page

3/ Grabbing Markdown

Choose the image you want to add on IH and copy the Markdown link value

4/ Adding to IH

Paste the markdown link adding the exclamation the point before the [ character. It can be done either on post or comment.

5/ Final result


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    I literally just typed in how to do this on search and found this post - very helpful - thanks!

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    This was super helpful. Thanks a million 👍🏾

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    This was fantastically helpful, thank you!

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      In case anyone is also having trouble, you may have to manually add the file type (i.e. jpg, png) to the end of your imgur markdown link:


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    Yeah, if you know markdown you can do it with any image

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    And most importantly - please don't abuse it!

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