I have seen a lot of people with the default "Image Hosted By Angelfire" imgs. Well, if you host with Angelfire, ya might or might not know what the problem is. Well, let me tell ya, the problem isn't really a problem, it is a protection type thing that Angelfire put up. I don't know why, but they did. I am going to list the steps here, on how to get past this.
1) First, you must upload your image, weather it be in .jpg, or .gif, or what ever format.
2) After you have uploaded the image, rename it to a .txt. (I know you are prolly thinking, "ok ya stupid crackpot, ya can't read images through .Txt's.")
3) After you renamed it, link to the image like you would doing it in the .jpg, or what ever format. (This means, take the link 'www.angelfire.com/whatsnot/whatsnot/whatsnot.txt' and put iy inside these brackets. )
4) After that is done, eather in your signature, or you post, or even on your website (must have different brackets for website) put the
Thats what ya gatta do, to get around that stupid Angelfire thing. Enjoy.
He's right. This is becoming a problem whenever you want to see awesome banners.
But, for an incredibly easy, free and better (never corrupts or expires) service, go to: imageshack.us Just go there, upload, and horrah!
But, if you still want Angelfire...or Tripod...heh...then follow Kr1nge. Great job!
Or you can use photobucket.