10 Aug

I have now exceeded the amount of space I have on this site and cannot upload any more photos. I would love to finish the story of my vacation, but I can’t do it on this blog. Should I start a new blog? Shall I finish the story on my other blog….Edge of the Forest? Does anyone have any suggestions? Rosemarie

21 Responses to “Problem”

  1. Reggie August 10, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

    Hello Rosemarie

    You could resize your photos to something like 1024 x 683 pixels, or to less than 1 MB or even 500 kb each. I don’t know what size you normally use, but I think most of your images are very high resolution. I did that on my blog too, as I tend to include a lot of photos, and would have run out of space very soon.

    It would mean going back to your earlier posts, though, and then deleting the large images and re-uploading smaller versions. The more expensive option is to buy a space upgrade, but even there you’d run out of space unless you kept your image sizes relatively small.

    Good luck!

  2. August 10, 2013 at 3:34 pm #

    Hello Rosemarie,
    sometimes I cancel Pictures or Comments of the last year. Nobody looks older posts. So I get enough space without buy an upgrade. Maybe I could help.
    cheers magdalena

  3. Michael Rappa August 10, 2013 at 3:49 pm #

    I host most of my images elsewhere (like Picasa or Shutterfly or another photo site) and link to them from my blog articles. For the ones I do upload to my blog, I reduce their size as Reggie suggested.above.

  4. naomimgruer August 12, 2013 at 12:55 am #

    Please let me know what you decide to do because I didn’t even know that could be a problem. I wonder if deleting photos from your media library helps, also.

  5. mamacormier August 13, 2013 at 4:04 am #

    I ran into the same problem a few months back. Now I just delete photos from the media library. It only takes a few minutes. You click on the box next to each photo and then do a group delete. You can delete an entire page in a minute or less. It doesn’t affect your older posts.

    • Rosemarie August 13, 2013 at 4:32 am #

      Nice to know for the future.

      • mamacormier August 13, 2013 at 2:54 pm #

        I clicked the follow button for your new site but I couldn’t find the email function so that I get your posts sent directly to my email.

      • Rosemarie August 13, 2013 at 2:58 pm #

        I’ll have to put one on there….sometime today.

  6. Jim McElroy August 13, 2013 at 8:12 pm #

    I vote for starting another blog–pictures are fabulous!

  7. mamacormier August 13, 2013 at 11:10 pm #

    Ignore my previous post. Apparently when you delete photos from the library they are also removed from the posts where you used them. I’ve just bought a space upgrade for $20.00 ($22.00CDN).

  8. Angeline M September 10, 2013 at 5:32 am #

    I’ve also paid for a space upgrade, and think it’s worth it. I’m glad mamacormier updated her comment, as I had read somewhere that if you delete photos from the library, they are also removed from the posts where you featured them.

  9. Miss Ayo Délé September 30, 2013 at 8:21 pm #

    Have you made a decision?
    Thanks for your “Likes”

  10. pdjpix October 5, 2013 at 2:25 pm #

    Take a cheap upgrade and resize your photos in future so that they are smaller. That way you will be able to blog without hitting a limit. I did the same and chose a small upgrade. Seemed the easiest option. Good luck. regards Peet

  11. Indira January 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm #

    Thanks Rosemarie you shared this. I didn’t know that this problem may exist. Now i know the solution.

  12. frizztext March 29, 2014 at 6:40 pm #

    it’s very expensive to upgrade? on the other hand, I would follow and read also your posts via a new URL

    • Rosemarie March 29, 2014 at 7:08 pm #

      I really don’t want to pay for an upgrade. Right now I have three blogs, Edge of the Forest
      That’s where I do the challenges.
      Rosemarie in Europe 2013
      Where I chronicled the preparations and actual trip until I ran out of room. Then I created
      Europe 2013…Africa 2014
      which allowed me to finish my European trip and hopefully get through my safari in Botswana this summer.
      Probably too much information. 🙂

  13. cindy knoke May 18, 2014 at 10:47 pm #

    You can purchase more space……..

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