Site Talk forum: Problems uploading photos?

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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Weedwhacker
May 15, 2014 8:45 AM CST
Is anyone else having a problem with this? Yesterday I tried multiple times to add a photo, then finally gave up, and when I went back later I was able to upload okay. Now this morning I again can't seem to get one to go through. When I click on "upload image" nothing at all happens. Any ideas?
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
May 15, 2014 8:49 AM CST

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The site will be having occasional oddities during this server transition period. I'm expecting to be finished with all the work this morning.
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member Celebrating Gardening: 2015 I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped beta test the first seed swap Region: United States of America Region: Michigan
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Weedwhacker
May 15, 2014 12:25 PM CST
Thanks, Dave -- my first thought is always that it's my own computer messing with me! :)
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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member Celebrating Gardening: 2015 I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped beta test the first seed swap Region: United States of America Region: Michigan
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Weedwhacker
May 22, 2014 7:36 AM CST
I still haven't been able to upload photos -- but then it finally occurred to me to try logging in with IE instead of Chrome, and then I was able to do so. I tried clearing my cache in Chrome, which didn't help. Any suggestions as to what setting might have gotten screwed up that's causing this? Confused
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
May 22, 2014 7:43 AM CST
Check your compatability view (whatever that is); that is what I needed to do before I could upload photos.
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
May 22, 2014 7:50 AM CST

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Also, do you have javascript enabled? Javascript is needed for the upload button to work.
Name: Rick Corey
Everett WA 98204 (Zone 8a)
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RickCorey
May 22, 2014 3:47 PM CST
>> clearing my cache

Sometimes, when a website advises "clearing your cache", I also have to delete all old cookies for that site. Maybe that's part of what is meant by "cache", but I only know that it helped me a few times.

Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member Celebrating Gardening: 2015 I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped beta test the first seed swap Region: United States of America Region: Michigan
Seed Starter Vegetable Grower Birds Butterflies Dog Lover Cat Lover
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Weedwhacker
May 22, 2014 4:04 PM CST
Okay, I definitely have javascript enabled, and clearing my cache did include cookies; I can't seem to figure out where to find "compatibility view," though...

At least now I know I can still upload from IE Smiling
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Name: woofie
NE WA (Zone 5a)
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woofie
May 22, 2014 5:13 PM CST
And there's always Firefox. I've never had any problems uploading from FF. Yeah, I know Chrome is faster, but I'm a stick-in-the-mud. Hilarious!
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
May 22, 2014 5:48 PM CST
Right click on the shortcut you use to open Chrome
Select Properties
Select the Compatibility tab and add ATP

That's basically it.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member Celebrating Gardening: 2015 I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped beta test the first seed swap Region: United States of America Region: Michigan
Seed Starter Vegetable Grower Birds Butterflies Dog Lover Cat Lover
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Weedwhacker
May 22, 2014 7:21 PM CST
Woofie, Chrome hasn't actually been running that fast for me lately... Sad

Greene, I thought maybe we were onto something there, but when I right click there isn't an option to add specific programs... just "run in compatibility mode for" (various versions of Windows), and "run in 256 colors," "run in 640 x 480 screen resolution," "disable visual themes," "disable desktop composition," "disable display scaling on high DPI settings," and "run this program as administrator."

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Chrome, but that had no effect, either.

I do appreciate the attempts to help me out ! Thank You!
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
Rabbit Keeper Critters Allowed Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages
Herbs Region: Georgia Region: United States of America Native Plants and Wildflowers Dog Lover Composter
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greene
May 22, 2014 10:47 PM CST
There is an IE tab (nope, I don't understand it at all) that others have said allowed them to access the compatability thingy.
Yep, it is late and I am tired. Signing off. G'night. Thumbs up
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"

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