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Thread: Difficulty posting project photos

  1. #1
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    Default Difficulty posting project photos

    I've loaded a few dozen photos onto this website for Show and Tell. I've tried to add a new photo to display. I can't get it to load. It's been resized to less than 300 kb. I've loaded larger photos.
    What can I do?

    Phil

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    How are you trying to insert them?

    Lately the only way that works for me is to use the insert image icon.



    The manage attachments option hasn’t worked for me
    for awhile.

    SG
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    Thanks, Steve. I wonder if this has something to do with why we haven't see as many project posts lately.

    Phil

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    If I recall correctly, this forum has limitations on the size of images being uploaded. I ran into this a while ago and there was no mention from the forum software that the image was too big. I just made it smaller and it uploaded correctly. I think the limitation is physical size as in bytes, not dimensions.

    Edit: Found the limits:

    Filetype Max File-size Max Width Max Height
    bmp 19.5 KB 620 280
    doc 19.5 KB - -
    dwg 97.7 KB - -
    dxf 244.1 KB - -
    eps 97.7 KB - -
    gif 19.5 KB 620 280
    jpe 19.5 KB 620 280
    jpeg 19.5 KB 620 280
    jpg 244.1 KB - -
    pdf 976.6 KB - -
    png 19.5 KB 620 280
    psd 19.5 KB - -
    sbp 97.7 KB - -
    txt 19.5 KB - -
    zip 244.1 KB - -
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    I use a separate image host imgbb.com it is free. Makes it easy to link right to any forum without the quirks of each forums picture support.

    I have over 800 pics and 37 albums. https://bharnett.imgbb.com

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    I appreciate the help. However, this still makes me wonder if these limitations and inconvenient workarounds are resulting in fewer members posting. I post on other forums; Vectric, Lumberjocks and Facebook and can post photos as taken on my phone.

    Phil

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    This stuff is above my pay grade, but I'll see if I can do anything about making image uploads easier

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    It might be worth seeing if you could switch this forum to Discouse (and get some HTTPS while you're at it)

    I run a discourse forum and the platform is fantastic. I had the luxury of being able to start it from scratch but I have read that there are some PHBbb import methods for it.

    www.discourse.org

    You can either pay them to run it, or self host your own. Self hosting is very inexpensive and there are contractors you can get to set it up for you at a nominal fee.

    https://try.discourse.org/

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    Quote Originally Posted by bill.young View Post
    This stuff is above my pay grade, but I'll see if I can do anything about making image uploads easier
    We need a one click, simple entry operation Thanks Bill

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