photo upload problem

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by hensonly, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. hensonly

    hensonly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI,

    I've been trying to upload photos to BYC via the upload button at the top of the page...

    I hit upload, click on browse, choose my photo, and click on submit. Ok so far? or did I already make a mistake?

    The photo seems to upload, because the little green bars across the bottom of the page blink on, one after the other. But then at the bottom of the page it reads, "waiting for http..." the BYC website. It sits there for about 15 - 20 minutes, then I get an error message at the top of the page that says I have tried to upload the wrong type of file... but my photos are all JPEG.

    I'm confused - I'd love to use this option, as photobucket takes a minimum of 25 min per photo to upload, but I can't seem to get it to work.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    How big are the pictures you are uploading? Try to resize the pictures on your computer first (to 600 x 800 or so) and then upload them.
     
  3. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    I had this problem too. I couldn't fix it so I switched to using tinypic. Its not as fast as BYCs image hosting but its definatley faster than photobucket.
     
  4. hensonly

    hensonly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't know how to resize them on my computer... I thought the upload option says it will resize automatically. I checked the resize box, too, before trying to upload. I will see if I can find out how to resize them on my computer. I have a geek friend who might be able to help.
     
  5. hensonly

    hensonly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:HOw do you get the photos from tinypic to the BYC website? Is it the same as from photobucket?
     
  6. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    It will resize them but if you have HUGE pictures and a slower internet connection then it will time out.
     
  7. ronniega1

    ronniega1 Out Of The Brooder

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    how can u put your picture on your messages. i uploaded my pic but cannot find a way to post it under my name. thanks ronnie:jumpy
     
  8. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

  9. Bauk_Bauk

    Bauk_Bauk Out Of The Brooder

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    I am so glad I'm not the only one that can't figure this out!

    I'm brand new [​IMG]
     

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