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Re: Photobucket SUCKS ASS! Any other photo hosting site suggestions?
« Reply #50 on: July 11, 2017, 06:39:12 PM »
Mel, I searched for you on Flickr and found your photostream and could see the follies photo in your photostream. The Share arrow is greyed out though...I think because the 'Viewing Privacy' set to 'Private'? Try changing to public perhaps?


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Re: Photobucket SUCKS ASS! Any other photo hosting site suggestions?
« Reply #51 on: July 11, 2017, 10:56:09 PM »
As long as we never lose the nice images HA gets to post for free every day on APF  :-\

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« Reply #52 on: July 11, 2017, 11:37:00 PM »
This makes no sense, you can go to a hosting company for 80-100 a year and get unlimited disk space and bandwidth. Nothing like the good ol, make it cheap, build up the user base then jack up the price trick.

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« Reply #53 on: July 11, 2017, 11:53:59 PM »
^ That's what I do. All my photos on APF are all still be up since my first photo post in Jan 2010. No interruptions, no stress, no playing whack a mole with pop-ups! Plus I use the space to host my collection website.

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« Reply #54 on: July 12, 2017, 12:09:13 AM »
Well what do you use, Steve?
Let me introduce myself: http://www.allposterforum.com/index.php/topic,9291.0.html View my collection thread (if you DARE!!!):  http://www.allposterforum.com/index.php/topic,9480.0.html  CHEERS!

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« Reply #55 on: July 12, 2017, 12:22:28 AM »
Just a hosting company as mentioned, there are thousands to choose from, depending on ones requirements: eg software applications, Disk space . Just sounds a pain to be beholden to free services that can chop you off. I think Mel is onto at least his 3rd free site as I recall Mel was on some Apple site early on that did similar plug pulling.

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« Reply #56 on: July 12, 2017, 01:06:21 AM »
I'm NOT tech savvy at all...just give me the name of the hosting site you use or tell me how to find a directory. I'm CLUELESS (which is obvious by mny photobucket blackmail grid image in place of the Monster A GoGo gif). THANKS!
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Re: Photobucket SUCKS ASS! Any other photo hosting site suggestions?
« Reply #57 on: July 12, 2017, 02:45:21 AM »
I use HostGo.com Not sure if they are still competitive a decade or more on since I joined them

Use Google to find others, search something like this cheap "web hosting"

You don't need to build a website, just use the Disk space for storage. Unless the hosting company gives you a domain name, you'll need one at about $15 per year. A domain name gives you web address to your files


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« Reply #58 on: July 12, 2017, 02:47:25 AM »
Super. THANK YOU!
Let me introduce myself: http://www.allposterforum.com/index.php/topic,9291.0.html View my collection thread (if you DARE!!!):  http://www.allposterforum.com/index.php/topic,9480.0.html  CHEERS!

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« Reply #59 on: July 12, 2017, 11:46:42 AM »
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 I think Mel is onto at least his 3rd free site as I recall Mel was on some Apple site early on that did similar plug pulling.
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Incorrect. Maybe I used a freebie site way back but I used GoDaddy ($10 month) for PosterNirvana.com and MoviePosterCollectors.com and now use Register.com ($10 month) for MoviePosterCollectors.guide. Both hosting services are fine.

"Free" sites suck ass for sure, pop-up ads from hell, etc.

For designing I still use iWeb, which Apple discontinued years ago, probably because social media sites like FB took over the Net and nobody wanted to build sites anymore. It's pretty primitive but great for static, visually-rich sites like MPC.guide.

 

Way back in 2003 I "enjoyed" unemployment for a spell and mastered Dreamweaver but it's way too complicated and unnecessary for a typical MP site.
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« Reply #60 on: July 12, 2017, 12:10:49 PM »
This makes no sense, you can go to a hosting company for 80-100 a year and get unlimited disk space and bandwidth. Nothing like the good ol, make it cheap, build up the user base then jack up the price trick.

Basically right but Pbucket offers compelling photo album display options you don't get on your own sites. Plus, if you stop paying the hosting fees, your images drop down a black hole:

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http://s1320.photobucket.com/user/HereComesMongo1968/slideshow/Dewey%20Law%20Firm%20Posters



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http://s1320.photobucket.com/user/HereComesMongo1968/Dewey%20Law%20Firm%20Posters/story


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« Reply #61 on: July 12, 2017, 12:38:50 PM »
As I've said before, you really should create a FB page to pimp your MP collection.

- It's free, although FB will constantly beg you to pay to promote it.
- It's 100% independent from your personal real-life FB.
- Can create flexible unlimited photo albums.
- Can create cool banners just like on an independent site.
- Can easily interact with your Page followers via posts, FB messaging, comments on your MP images, etc.

Here's mine, 15% personal, 85% adjunct to MPC.guide:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/MoviePosterCollectors/photos/?tab=albums

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Easy-peasey to get started:



Bazillion photo albums:



HQ images, easy to move to next photo:



Typical post:
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« Reply #62 on: July 12, 2017, 04:52:25 PM »
HQ images ???    The reason I dislike FB is that images are resized and there is no way to get the full large size once you uploaded yours.     
Looking for East African movie posters at fair price to complete my portfolio, if you have any in stock, let me know.  Thanks

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« Reply #63 on: July 12, 2017, 08:53:58 PM »
Basically right but Pbucket offers compelling photo album display options you don't get on your own sites. Plus, if you stop paying the hosting fees, your images drop down a black hole:


You can copy your files to another hosting company, setup same folder structure, repoint your domain, all in plenty of time of end of contract. Much better flexibility than free host that springs any new terms on you without warning

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« Reply #64 on: July 12, 2017, 10:52:40 PM »
Shawn, give Flickr a try. It's easy, straight forward and has been around quite a while.  thumbsup.gif


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« Reply #65 on: July 20, 2017, 12:10:05 PM »
Test...

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« Reply #66 on: July 29, 2017, 10:29:29 PM »
Test from Flickr


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« Reply #67 on: July 30, 2017, 12:20:29 AM »
Lookin' good there, Mike.


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« Reply #68 on: July 30, 2017, 12:38:12 AM »
Lookin' good there, Mike.

Yep flickr seems to work great for me! Bummer all the old post pictures are gone but oh well.