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Old 09-28-2015, 01:51 PM   #1
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Posting Picture/Best Practices

I need assistance/Info on posting on the forum with picture. I've tried several times to add picture to my a couple of my post and nothing is showing up.. Can someone direct me to maybe a document on best practices for posting on the forum.. I have a 1973 Airstream Land Yacht and would like to start regular posting maybe even my own blog as i restore her..When i attach a file i get upload failed.. Help please..
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Old 09-28-2015, 02:53 PM   #2
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Here you go: http://www.airforums.com/forums/f138...tml#post612569

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Old 09-28-2015, 02:54 PM   #3
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OK think i figured out why my photo didn't post it was size so a quick jump over to Photoshop and presto pictures.
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Old 09-28-2015, 03:21 PM   #4
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I downsize my photos to 1024 x 768 (i think it is) because that was once the size limit for the forums. Lets you conserve your overall limit so you can post more.

Where is your thread? We have a '73 also.

Edit: Oops, found it,never mind.

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Old 10-20-2015, 02:35 PM   #5
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I downsize my photos to 1024 x 768 (i think it is) because that was once the size limit for the forums. Lets you conserve your overall limit so you can post more.
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Hi Jim, I am also having trouble attaching photos, and have submitted two Contact Us requests over a couple of days [from the link at the bottom of the page]. I am pretty familiar with the attachment process from other forums, and have only submitted a 1.3 mb file in JPG format from my Apple laptop, which has all but the most recent Yosemite OS update.

I upgraded my membership here to Supporting Member status, in hopes that would help. No go as of just now. Does an Admin or Moderator have to toggle on posting attachments for my account?

Thanks for any suggestions or additional information you would like to know. This is a great forum, but not being able to post photos is awkward at this point.

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PS -- edit -- "Upload of file failed" is the error message I keep getting.
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Old 10-20-2015, 04:25 PM   #6
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I like to host my images on google photos and then link them in posts between the [ IMG ] tags.
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Old 10-20-2015, 05:12 PM   #7
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Thanks -- I am not wild about third-party hosting sites, especially Google, for privacy reasons. I just received a reply from this forum's Support, so hopefully a solution is just, er, down the road a bit . . .

Nice adventure you are on, and great websites you have! Congratulations for making it happen.
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Hi Jim, I am also having trouble attaching photos, and have submitted two Contact Us requests over a couple of days [from the link at the bottom of the page]. I am pretty familiar with the attachment process from other forums, and have only submitted a 1.3 mb file in JPG format from my Apple laptop, which has all but the most recent Yosemite OS update.

I upgraded my membership here to Supporting Member status, in hopes that would help. No go as of just now. Does an Admin or Moderator have to toggle on posting attachments for my account?

Thanks for any suggestions or additional information you would like to know. This is a great forum, but not being able to post photos is awkward at this point.

Thanks,

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PS -- edit -- "Upload of file failed" is the error message I keep getting.
Hi Peter,

Moderators would not have to toggle anything, you do have to have a certain number of posts to post pictures but you are well over that limit.

Did you try the method in the link from post number two?

Post 7 here
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f138...ics-44928.html

Sometimes the easiest work around is what Bold Adventure does and host your pictures on another site ... Then just post the URL.
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Yes, Shelly I followed it to the letter, I think! I always check the FAQ first, and I have posted attachments on very similar forums many times, so not sure what the problem is.

As I just noted, Support is working on this, so hopefully a solution is at hand.

Thanks

PS -- I have an Apple MacBook Pro laptop if this affects anything.
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Old 10-21-2015, 03:21 PM   #10
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PS Shelly -- great blog! What a project you have undertaken. The paint job looks fine indeed . . .

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Old 10-22-2015, 03:07 PM   #11
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Support wrote today and said they are having photo problems, and they are working on it. Nice to receive confirmation . . . thanks.
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You know everything you post and upload here not only belongs 100% to Social Knowledge, LLC but will be scrapped and served by google.
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You know everything you post and upload here not only belongs 100% to Social Knowledge, LLC but will be scrapped and served by google.
Of course, but no one here has to sign up for a Google account. Big difference . . .

Plus I clean cache and delete cookies every hour or so.



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Old 10-25-2015, 04:16 AM   #14
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Support wrote today and said they are having photo problems, and they are working on it. Nice to receive confirmation . . . thanks.
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Did you try the method in the link from post number two?
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Attaching a photo still does not work, and I am wondering Shelly if as a moderator you can bump this issue to someone's attention? I realize it is the weekend, but apparently other sites hosted by this forum's umbrella company are also having photo problems. Any idea when we might have a solution?

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Exactly what computer/ operating system are you using? I will bump but these issues can take some time.
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Old 10-26-2015, 06:39 AM   #16
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Exactly what computer/ operating system are you using? I will bump but these issues can take some time.
Thanks. I have an Apple MacBook Pro running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5, and I am pretty familiar in general with attaching photos on forums like this. I am still getting the error message noted recently "Upload of file failed" as of last night anyway.

Thanks again for any help you can offer.

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Old 10-26-2015, 07:49 AM   #17
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Ok, failed from my computer, too, on a simple JPG. I'll notify up the scale.

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Interesting! I wonder why we're getting failures!

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Lemme try from here, too.

Nope, "Upload of file failed" error. This is a Win10 machine; file is a little 42K jpg.


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