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Can't share photos
« on: March 05, 2018, 11:05:02 AM »
Greetings!

I have been trying to share a post with a photo for a day now.   I keep getting a message saying that "theflourishforum can't handle this request."  Yesterday I was told that I could not post because I had already posted the exact same post.  I went back to the forum to look to see if this was true, but there were no posts from me.

Is there a problem with the forum or is there something I am doing wrong?  The file size is 815kb.

Thanks so much!

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2018, 07:03:05 PM »
I took a screen shot of the error message that keeps appearing and I am going to try to attach it.  If this works then I have no idea why my photos won't load, because they are well under the size limit.  :(

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2018, 11:21:19 AM »
Hmmm... that is strange. I have not seen that error before. I will do a little research. Sorry for the inconvenience!
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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2018, 11:30:43 AM »
@MeghanZ

Can you try again? If you still can't post it, can you send it to me via email so I can test it? Thanks!
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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2018, 05:43:53 PM »
I tried to post it again and it would not go through.  Where do I find your email address so I can send the photo to you?

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2018, 08:27:05 PM »
Meghan- have you tried clearing your browser's cache and trying again?

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2018, 07:29:20 AM »
@MeghanZ I've had that problem from time-to-time, too!  You can only post small photographs.  When sending from my phone, I get several options, like, "Send actual size," "Send small size."  I can only post if I pick the very smallest size.  A couple of months ago, someone posted that they were using an app to decrease the size of photos, so that they could post here.  I'll look for that thread & will tag you if I can find it!

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2018, 08:31:10 AM »
Thanks for your reply! :)  I did try to shrink the size of my files via a website that does this for me.  The file sizes are much smaller than the maximum size allowed.  That is why I am confused. 

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Photo update - PNG files worked instead of Jpeg
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2018, 01:49:03 PM »
Greetings!  I still am not able to share jpeg photos.  I tried saving them as Png files though and these were accepted!  Not sure why the site didn't like the jpeg files, but at least I figured out a work around and can now share pictures.  :)

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2018, 03:22:37 PM »
Were they actually jpeg, with an "e"? Or jpg without an "e"?  I think it actually does matter here, from what I recall.

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2018, 05:30:36 PM »
Hey Bianca!  Thanks for your help.  I did try clearing my browser cache - no difference.  My files are Jpeg, not jpg.  Do they need to be jpg to share? 

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2018, 07:59:33 PM »
YES! Bianca to the rescue!  ;D

They have to be a .jpg, not a .jpeg. Are you able to save them as a .jpg?

Thank you @Bianca M:-*
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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2018, 09:54:04 PM »
There we go!!!  Just ditch that e! ;) I always take pictures via iPhone, which saves as jpeg, and I'm good to go once I remove the "e."  Hopefully that resolves it for you!

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Re: Can't share photos
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2018, 07:22:20 PM »
Thanks so much everyone.  Now the photo floodgates can be opened! :)

Meghan