How do I upload photos?
Photos should be in JPEG format and no more than 5 megabytes in size.
You can upload photos when placing adverts, or creating your own site and profile from within 'My Account'.
Click on the 'Browse' button and search your PC for the photos you want to upload. Once selected, click on 'upload'.
Depending on the size and quality of the image and speed of your internet will depend how long they take to upload but
this can take up to a few minutes. You should also give your photos a caption.
How do I upload video?
To upload video to the site you need to find the vdieo you want to use on Youtube, once you have found it
copy out the embed video text into the box on our page. Give the video a title, and then click "Add". You should then see a
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How do I upload music?
Files should be in MP3 format and no more than 8 megabytes in size.
Go to 'My Site' within your account and then go to the 'music' option on the left.
Here you can add MP3s to your profile page for others to listen to. After entering the track title and artist,
click on the 'Browse' button and search your PC for the MP3 you want to upload. Once selected, click on 'upload'.
Depending on the size of the file and speed of your internet will depend how long they take to upload.
What image types are ok to use?
JPEG images. No more than 5 megabytes in size. The smaller the file size, the quicker they will upload.
What image sizes are best?
Usually 640 x 480 megapixels is a suitable size for uploading.
Generally the higher the resolution the longer they will take to upload.
Also in terms of resolution, 72 dpi is a good one to go for if you can in your photo editing package.
Is there any way to make my photo-uploads go faster?
You can set your images to 640 x 480 pixels which won't necessarily be good enough quality
for prints, but will make for faster uploading and be more than suitable for The Celtic Link.com. Most digital
cameras come with software that allows you to change the image quality if your photos are taken in a higher resolution.
What is MP3 format and how do I convert my music into it?
MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3. Compression scheme used to transfer audio files via the Internet
and store in portable players and digital audio servers. You can go to any search engine and look for an MP3 converter, to convert the files you have
over to MP3 to use on our site.