Uploading pictures

Hi, I seem unable to upload pictures for a step by step instructive. IPad 2

Topic by ppinny   |  last reply


Upload Fault

I can not upload excel files to my instructible. I have tried 20 or more times, closed the browser and repeated, tried another browser, renamed the files but nothing seems to work. I have had this problem before and sometimes after about 2 hours of frustration, the files suddenly upload correctly. This is extremely annoying. Can anything be done to fix this fault ?

Topic by kymyst   |  last reply


unable to upload

Newbie I tried many times last night to upload pictures to my library and had no luck. Watched a youtube video on the subject, but still no luck. Are there an instructable to show me what I am doing wrong? I am using a newer Mac. Are the pictures in the wrong format I was able to choose files . when I hit upload, nothing seemed to happen and the library was empty. The text I entered vanished into the unknown.

Topic by jerryjaksha   |  last reply


Uploading Files

Just a quick question, I'm using Firefox. can i set a few files uploading for my 'able, then go to a new tab and do stuff there? what if i set files uploading in I.E and use Firefox to browse? anyone know? Thanks. Fudge.

Topic by Da_Fudge   |  last reply


Uploaded photos?

How do you put the photo's that were up loaded in "your library"  the Order that I want?

Question by the pvc bike guy   |  last reply


Upload Problems

Hi Everybody, I'm getting the following message all the time when trying to upload. There's been a problem updating your Instructable parsererror SyntaxError: JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal Thanks for your help. Bob Walsh

Topic by bobwalshplumerias   |  last reply


Upload Help

Hi Everyone, I'm kinda new here at Instructables, and am trying to put up my first Instructable, but I have been encountering a problem with uploading pictures. I add all the pictures I need from my computer, so that they're in a list above the upload button, so then I click the upload button and nothing happens. I thought that maybe the website had somehow uploaded them without me knowing, but whenever I come back to my Library they aren't there. Yes, I've tried tagging them, and even uploading them to photobucket so I could use the internet upload function to see if that worked and it still didn't. I have a feeling there might be something simple that I'm not seeing or getting. Can anyone help? Thanks!

Topic by nick7er   |  last reply


Flickr uploader

We have one now. It's in your upload page: https://www.instructables.com/upload Read more about it here on the blog.

Topic by ewilhelm   |  last reply


Pictures not uploading!

I cannot seem to get my pictures to upload succesfully! i need help. anyone kno whats going on? They dont even show up in my library!

Topic by zjschafer   |  last reply


Uploading videos

I tried uploading an .avi file for my instructable and it didn't seem to work. Anyone have any suggestions?

Topic by Toxictom   |  last reply


photos not uploading

I am trying to enter into the newest contest and not all of my photos are uploading. They are all the same size and I am mot getting any error messages it just takes me back to the upload page after I selected the photo I need uploaded. I am on a samsung galaxy tablet so it wont allow me to use the new uploader I have to use the old version for some reason. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance!

Topic by JenniferB59   |  last reply


Uploading images Answered

When you post a comment and you choose images from your library, is it possible to get images from the internet or do you have do upload from your computer?

Question by FrenchFrog   |  last reply


Trouble with the uploader?

So, I'm trying to start on a new instructable, thing is i've got a LOT of images to upload for it, and the new uploader isnt working for me. yesterday it would let me 6 or so images at a time, any more and it would give me a server error message. today any attempt at all with the new uploader gives me the same server error message. the old uploader works, but it's going ot be a long long painfull process to upload sll the images if i have to go though and select them one at a time. anyone have any ideas?

Topic by armourkris   |  last reply


Uploading Problems

Im trying to upload a new build but once I click save it begins to update and never stops! I left it over night and it never stopped :/ can anyone help?

Question by OrangeSpy121   |  last reply


Uploading Videos

Hey guys...i dont know if anyone else has a similar problem with upoading videos...i find it so time consuming...i heard of a new software called !SMACK! it is meant to be really good...it says it uploads to youtube and myspace 100x faster...does anyone use this software..is it any good?? thanks

Topic by dangald   |  last reply


Uploading Files?

When making my step-by-step "Homemade Hedbanz Game" Instructable, I tried uploading my Microsoft Word files the same way I uploaded my pictures. They would say they downloaded 100% but I could never find them in my uploaded gallery, nor in my Instructable (I checked the "add to this step" box). I can't figure out how to do it, and I am scared my contest entries won't win because of it (I entered it into the Craft Contest and the Toy Contest). Please help!!

Question by jnbyrd   |  last reply


Uploading video?

I was trying to uplaod a video for instructables and it asked me for embedded video code. What is that, and how do i get it?

Question by smool 


can't upload!!

I loaded everything... and I clicked under my youtube video on "share", copied the link url from youtube, pasted it in the proper box,  clicked "publish"... the system keeps telling me that I need an imbed code!!!  What am I doing wrong??

Topic by Emiemi   |  last reply



how can i upload a data file in my instructable?

Hello i'm new on this side, so when i wanted to upload a plan for my first instructable, i didnt know how. so my question is really simpel: how can I upload files and add it to my instuctable? thank you for upcoming answers! l_tronic

Question by l_tronic   |  last reply


Photo upload help?

I uploaded about ten photos, all turned out great except one. I tried re-uploading it, and it still looks pixelated. all of the pictures are from the same camera, and all look good on my computers photo viewer, just not on instructables.

Question by William930   |  last reply


Can't upload pictures

Anyone else unable to load pictures into a Photo-Ible today ? Save doesn't work either.

Topic by steveastrouk   |  last reply


Can't Upload Pictures

I can't upload pictures for my instructables. I am going to Detroit on Saturday, and I would like to finish my instructable before I leave so I can enter it in the USB contest. However, I cannot upload pictures. I don't get any error message. I have a mac computer. Thanks, and please help! 

Topic by splazem   |  last reply


Arduino Uploading Problem?

Hello, I have an Arduino Duemilinove with Atmega 328 and Arduino 1.0 programming language. I am using a Mac. Whenever I try to upload a program, It tells me avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding. I have downloaded all the drivers and normally the port that the Arduino is on starts with  /dev/tty.usbserial, but that does not show up. I have tried on a PC also and it doesn't upload either.

Question by D5quar3   |  last reply


Images uploaded to where?

I just uploaded 200MB of images for a new instructable, and I can't find them in "my library" or anywhere else for that matter. I used the new uploader, and I'm in Firefox 3.0.6 using no funny plugins. (no dragdrop or anything.) I've waited several minutes, since I figured there might be a delay for thumbnail generation or something, but I just can't find the images anywhere. What am I doing wrong?

Topic by Myself   |  last reply


image upload unavailable

I have been trying to upload photos since yesterday. It just says unable, due to server maintenance.

Topic by SlickSqueegie   |  last reply


Uploading Video Trouble? Answered

I've been trying to upload a video to my instructable (https://www.instructables.com/id/EXTREME-Mountain-Biking-in-Your-Back-Yard/) but every time, it uploads completely then says http error and doesnt post the video. Any ideas on how to fix this?? Thanks!

Question by Emsaid   |  last reply


Help with uploading images?

I need help with uploading images to Instructables -- the wheel just keeps on spinning forever. I've had this problem on SuSE and Ubuntu... Can anyone help? Please?

Topic by threecheersfornick   |  last reply


what is wrong with the uploader?! ?

I've been trying for 3 days to upload a simple jpg so i can get my instructable published, and using the old uploader it just sits there with the spinning thing (i let it run for an hour at one point), and the new uploader says "server (io) error". i'm using ie7, have no problems with any other websites, and am running on T1 connection. help!?

Question by dimmu1313   |  last reply


Image upload not working?

I just tried to create my first instructable but I can't seem to upload an image. Or rather, when I select an image file then click upload I get a progress indicator that goes from 0% to 100%. After it gets to 100% I see a grey progress bar for a fraction of a second then nothing happens, no image, just the page exactly as it was before. As I've never done this before I don't know whether I'm doing something wrong or whether it's a bug. Also, I tried dragging an image to the white box in the middle of the page. That crashed the browser. I'm using Pale Moon and the image is a jpeg <1Mb.

Topic by Chris Dancer   |  last reply


Can't upload images

For some reason I can't upload images to an old instructable I've been working on. I can upload them to new instructables, but not an old saved one I'm trying to finish. Also when I scroll through the images in the library, where it displays "showing 10 - 20 of 100" the first number becomes negative? It will say "showing -10 to 20 of 100" or something like that ?

Topic by scraptopower   |  last reply


New picture uploader

New uploader does not do anything. (using safari)

Topic by Mooch07   |  last reply


Photo upload stalls

This has been going on for a while now, back to when the new photo uploader was still being called a beta feature.  Sometimes when a photo is being uploaded, it stalls at 100%.  It stays there indefinitely (I've let it sit for up to 5 hours), preventing all the other photos in the queue from uploading.  This is very annoying when you're trying to upload 100 photos and leave to do something else, only to find it's been stuck at photo #5 (for example) the whole time you were away!  The only way to make things proceed is to cancel the photo that has stalled, then re-upload it once the others have finished. I typically upload larger files in the 2-3MB range.  I'm using Firefox (latest version) in Mac OS X.  Last time I tried, it did the same thing in Safari. Please take a look at this issue; having to "babysit" my uploads is one of the worst parts of writing an Instructable because it's such a waste of time!

Topic by jeff-o   |  last reply


Can't Upload Photos

I'm brand new to Instructables and can't even get a small icon photo to upload. The new uploader won't even respond at all and the old uploader will let me select photos but stalls instantly when I try to upload them. It will grind away indefinitely with no results. I even let it go for several hours on a small photo icon I use regularly with no results. For what it's worth I use Safari on a Mac runing OSX 10.5.8 Thanks, Hope someone can get me running on this. I tried the FAQ and found nothing relevant. Most of what I did find was 2007 & 2008

Topic by BrianJewett   |  last reply



Image upload not working

Is something wrong with the image upload?  I've tried both Firefox and Internet Explorer; it lets me select the images I want to post, but then when I click "Upload Files," nothing happens.  No errors, no warnings, no progress bar, and obviously no image uploads, just sits there. OS: Windows 7 Browser: Firefox Browser: Internet Explorer Java: 6.0.310 (Java 6 build 31) Flash: 11.5.502.146

Topic by PeoplesCar   |  last reply


Can't upload video

I am currently trying to upload a video to my library but it won't upload. I do not want to make a youtube account, therefor I just want to upload the video for download. I was able to upload one video, but it just sits there saying it is when it isn't. please help.

Topic by gimmelotsarobots 


problems uploading images?

It looks like image uploads are broken for me, is anyone else having problems? when i attempt to upload a new image it doesn't show up in my library, an old image (previously uploaded) is put in the preview area instead of the new one although it reports that the upload was successful.

Topic by jarv34   |  last reply


Image Upload Problem

Is any one else having the problem with uploading Images. I can't upload anything, my internet is fine and I have broadband 5mb/sec

Topic by acer73   |  last reply


The uploader is killing me!

Both the old and new uploader was working great for me a while ago. Until recently, the old uploader dose now work for me anymore and the new uploader starts posting tiny pictures. Now every time I try use the new uploader, firefox crashes, and the old uploader looks different, but still does not work!I am trying to use flicker to bypass instructables's uploaders, but I am finding impossible to use! :-( I cannot post any instructables without picture and I have two project ideas for the LED contest, what can I do? Please help me...

Topic by Plasmana   |  last reply


Trouble uploading files

Having difficulty uploading files.  I've selected the files and pressed the upload button.  The percentage uploaded increases to 100% but the files stay on the upload list with a status of 100%.  Files are not attached to the step nor do they appear under "your library".  I'm using Firefox 14.0.1.  I've also tried it on Chrome 20.0.1132.57.  Had this problem this morning (Pacific time) and this evening.  This morning I was on a different local network than this evening - so not a network problem.

Topic by talk2bruce   |  last reply


Usability - uploading images

Hey Been a while since I made an Instructable. I browsed, picked several images to upload. Decided I wasn't going to add tags. I couldn't figure out how to actually upload the images. Finally I noticed the "upload" button next to the tags, which I think I'd thought was to save the tags (yes even though it says Upload). I realize you're testing a new uploader so maybe this is moot but I think moving the Upload button to the far right might help. Or maybe I'm the only one having this problem!

Topic by susie   |  last reply


Fuzzy Picture Uploads?

When I try to upload a nice crisp image to ibles, I find that it invariably becomes irritatingly fuzzy. What can I do about this?

Topic by threecheersfornick   |  last reply


instructables help uploading

I am not sure what is happening but when I tried to upload a photo for my first instructables it woud not upload I wait about half a hour but it still wont, help!!!!!!!!!

Topic by DELETED_Gavabc123   |  last reply


Bug in Upload button

The upload button is simply not doing anything for me. Quite simply, that's all i have to say.

Topic by TheAwesomestDude   |  last reply


photos uploading sideways?

I have uploaded my photos to my 'ible, "10 minute tutu" but some of the photos come in sideways, some upside-down. I cannot figure out how to rotate them once uploaded. I have reuploaded them and found the same problem. They are all rotated the correctly on my desktop and iPhoto. Any help would be greatly appreciated! https://www.instructables.com/id/10-minute-tutu/ Cheers Sarah

Topic by sarahfish   |  last reply


Why won't they upload?

I'm trying to upload my pictures for a new instructable but they wont uplaod! All it does is say "Could not upload file 'HPIM2302.JPG'. Please try again as it may simply have been corrupted in transit." I've tried uploading them at least 4 times but it won't work!

Topic by Sunbanks   |  last reply


Issues uploading files

Hello, I am writing an instructable. Trying to upload a file (.ino, but I also tryied .zip) I have an ": internal server error" message. Photos can be uploaded without problems.Is it me doing something wrong (wrong file format?) or an actual server issue?Thanks

Topic by baritonomarchetto   |  last reply


Unable to upload pictures

Hi, I managed to upload two pictures earlier on, but this does not seem to be working anymore. The pictures seem to be uploading, but they don't show in my image bank. Sadly, this means I've had to publish my paper wallet instructable as is, without much needed pictures :-( Also, the whole site appears to have slowed down to a crawl...

Topic by sam noyoun   |  last reply


Can't upload Pics

Every time I try to upload a photo I get an error message and a pop up that says the image may have been corrupted. I will admit I'm not the most computer literate person. The only thing I could think of, is that the images may be to big, but I have resized them and still get the error messsage. Any advise?

Topic by PadiDiver33   |  last reply