I have tried to upload a particular jpg file several times now, but it will not upload and I have no idea why. It is fairly large (2.31 MB) - can this be the problem?
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A file size of 2.31 MB shouldn't be a problem. I've uploaded files over 5 MB each. In fact, I just uploaded a 6 MB file without issue.
Thus, can you provide a little more information such as:
As a note, I've seen a lot of strange issues clear after a router power cycle where the router is powered off for at least 15 seconds to clear its cache.
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Here is the info you need:
I don't if this makes a difference, but the file was originally created in Adobe Photoshop, however it is definitely a jpg file.
Thank you in advance for any advice!
I would recommend power cycling your router as I mentioned above.
I just uploaded a 6.4 MB file directly from my computer into a New Custom Path book without issue. In case you don't know, a photo loaded this way will have a copy placed in "My Pictures" in a "My Albums" folder in an album named with the date. Please check you "My Pictures" to see if you have an album named today's date.
You might try using the default uploader by pressing the "Upload" button in the "My Pictures" tab. This might give more information about the failure.
I don't use the Express Uploader, but I think it has options to upload a smaller version of a file. If so, you might try uploading a smaller version of the file.
Is it possible that your ISP has a limit on the file sizes you can transfer to the Internet?
Other than that, I'm at a loss and can only recommend contacting Shutterfly's Customer Service at http://shutterfly-2.custhelp.com/app/ask/.
Finally, I found the following in the Shutterfly Help Pages (Please note item 3 about saving from Photshop):
Troubleshooting upload errors.
If you are experiencing difficulties in uploading your images, try the following:
If after trying the above steps to your uploads continue to fail, call us and we can better assist you. Please have the following information prepared to help us troubleshoot and resolve your problem.
Additionally, it would help us if you knew if you were behind a firewall or have firewall software installed. In addition, any information describing exactly what you are experiencing is very useful. For instance: Does the screen freeze? Does the browser quit? Does this happen only when you are trying to upload, or does it happen at other times? Have you tried uploading with any other computers (e.g. from work/home, or a different computer at work)? Have you tried uploading with a different browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari etc.)?
Lastly, please test the upload problem by trying to transfer one image using the one-by-one method. If this upload is successful, then the other upload methods should work. Otherwise, please let us know as much information as possible so we can try to duplicate the error and work towards a solution.
Laura - is it just the one image you are having problems with? Can you try uploading another image, just for kicks?
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Ciao, how can I hide the date of loading of images?