Site Talk forum: Adding photos from the data base to posts

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Name: Susie
Leonard, Minnesota (Zone 3b)
Composter Hellebores Garden Art Irises Xeriscape Echinacea
Sedums Foliage Fan Herbs Dahlias Frogs and Toads Bee Lover
Nov 29, 2013 9:36 PM CST
How do you add a plant from the data base to a thread you are posting?
Name: Kent Pfeiffer
Southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator Plant Identifier Region: Nebraska Forum moderator
Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Nov 29, 2013 10:57 PM CST

Plants Admin

If you want to link the database entry for a plant, there are a couple of ways to do it. One is to simply copy and paste everything out of the address bar at the top of it's web page:

Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bottled Sunshine') (I added a period before so you can see how it looks)

Alternatively, near the bottom of each plant's page, there is a line that says "ATP BB Code:", Just copy and paste the numbers below it into your post.

Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bottled Sunshine')

[plant]73609[/plant.] (added a period before the ] mark so it would show)

You can also insert individual pictures of a plant into your posts. Click on any picture of a plant in the database and you'll see a line just above the image that also says "ATP BB Code:"


Name: Pat Strong
Stone Mountain (Zone 8a)
Region: Georgia Dragonflies Ponds Cut Flowers Dahlias Birds
Orchids Butterflies Garden Photography Houseplants Hummingbirder Daylilies
Oct 16, 2015 6:43 AM CST

Just giving this a try!
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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Dragonflies Dog Lover I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover Plays in the sandbox
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Oct 16, 2015 8:10 AM CST
Worked. Smiling
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Name: shirlee
southeast (Zone 6b)
Daylilies Garden Photography Hybridizer Butterflies Clematis Dragonflies
Pollen collector Herbs Seed Starter Vegetable Grower Composter Garden Ideas: Level 1
Apr 5, 2016 4:54 PM CST

Also giving this a try.
Thanks so much Kent. Now I know how to do this.
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