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Forbid posting links from postimg.cc

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Forbid users posting links from postimg.cc or similar sites.
How can I do it ?
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How are they posting the links, as they are like https://url/imagename.jpg or using BBCodes?
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What problem are you trying to solve by doing that?
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You can do this with word censorship.

Go to ACP > Posting > Messages menu > Word censoring page and add new word.

Word: *postimg.cc*
Replacement: ***

Submit. Logically, you should be doing what you want with this method. Please let know the result.
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For sure that will break the link but it won't be pretty. It's better to know what the problem is first.
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Re: Forbid posting links from postimg.cc

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I think the OP is looking to disallow all external links coming from postimg.cc, the extension Prime Links allows this

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KevC wrote: Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:46 am For sure that will break the link but it won't be pretty. It's better to know what the problem is first.
Sure, but the OP is worried for some reason and this method solves his problem. If they are trying to block a particular site, it could be a spam problem, security concerns or personal hatred. I have never been to the website in question, but the Google searches were as follows:

postimg.jpg

I entered it by mistake while checking, but the site won't open. Or Chrme may be blocking it for security.

ssl wrote: Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:55 am I think the OP is looking to disallow all external links coming from postimg.cc, the extension Prime Links allows this

But not every URL can be in the form of a link.

postimg.cc/blabla
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Re: Forbid posting links from postimg.cc

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Mick wrote: Wed Apr 17, 2024 7:47 am How are they posting the links, as they are like https://url/imagename.jpg or using BBCodes?
BBcodes, for example

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[url=https://postimg.cc/xxxxxxxxx][img]https://i.postimg.cc/PrjjyLvP/IMG-202xxxx.jpg[/img][/url]
KevC wrote: Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:14 am What problem are you trying to solve by doing that?
Images will be deleted after some time by such services and I don't want that to happen.
ssl wrote: Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:55 am I think the OP is looking to disallow all external links coming from postimg.cc, the extension Prime Links allows this
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Seems promising ... thank you.
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Re: Forbid posting links from postimg.cc

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There's a group forum permission
Can use [img] BBCode tag

Set that to never. Then they will only be able to attach images (as long as you have server capacity and bandwidth for it).

If you block one site, they'll just use another, like imgur or flickr or imgbb etc etc etc.
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halil16 wrote: Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:40 am You can do this with word censorship.
The word censor does not prevent them from posting it. All it does is change the display for those users who leave the censor on. By default, the Standard Feature role allows users to turn it off.
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Re: Forbid posting links from postimg.cc

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Sorry. Since I don't usually use this option, I assumed it didn't allow the user to publish those words. So I should have tested it first. I understand now, thank you. As KevC said, one must first understand the cause.
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