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Putting a picture into the caption of a picture on MySpace sounds kind of funny, but it works. In fact, you can put a picture into the caption, and you can use other HTML as well.
How do I put a picture into a caption of a picture I've uploaded to myspace.com? I see others doing it, but I can't figure out how.
While it might sound funny to put a picture as a caption on another picture, it makes a lot of sense if you're trying to add an emoticon or other icon.
I've already covered How to put a picture in a comment on MySpace, and while this seems different, it's really very, very similar.
The only real "trick" to know for both this, and for comments as well, is that you can use HTML. That means in your caption you can reference an image stored anywhere else on the internet, or in your own uploaded pictures.
Start by following the instructions in How do I put a picture in a comment on myspace.com? to upload a picture, and locate that picture's URL.
Now, go to Add/Edit photos on your MySpace home page and click on Add Caption.
Now, in that caption, where you want that picture to be, enter this:
<img src="http://myspace-355.vo.llnwd.net/00573/55/34/573024355_l.jpg" alt="" />
IMPORTANT replace the URL (the "http://myspace-355.vo.llnwd.net/00573/55/34/573024355_l.jpg") in this example with the URL to your own picture.
The picture doesn't actually have to be on MySpace, in fact it can be anywhere on the internet, as long as it's accessible by some URL.
That's all there is to it.
Now, that whole "<img..." thing, that's just HTML - the language of web pages. You can use other HTML as well. For example, if you just want to place text, and have some of it be bold, enter something like this:
This is bold text
The word bold will be bold. You like color? Try this:
This is red text
The word "red" will be red.
As with a picture in a comment, if this doesn't work the most common cause is not doing it exactly right. HTML can be picky. Make sure that you've copied everything you see here exactly the same way, and that you've copied the URL to any pictures you're using exactly. It all has to be right, or things cannot work, or look really, really messy.
If you really want to experiment, pick up a book on some basic HTML. You can get quite creative.
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