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Blog entry by Martin Sojka posted 1291 days ago 8710 reads 11 times favorited 70 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve decided to resolve the major annoyance related to posting high quality blog entries on LumberJocks. If you want to add some nice photos to your posts and don’t like spending time with 3rd party photo sharing sites like Photobucket this new feature is just for you.

After taking an estimated storage and bandwidth into account and doing some math, I came to a conclusion that it’s finally the right time to create a new bucket at the Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) for the LumberJocks images. As a bonus, you can also insert images from your computer when posting comments, forum replies and all other content. Hope it will not be abused ;)

To insert an image from your computer you just have to click on the Insert Image button and follow the simple process – click on Browse to choose an image from your computer and then click on the Insert this image button:

All images are automatically downsized to 500px (longest edge) and converted to JPG to keep things simple. This is done automatically behind the scenes.

Enjoy!

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka



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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 1291 days ago

two thumbs up for this one, Martin..

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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rance

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#2 posted 1291 days ago

Nice upgrade Martin. This will aleviate the problem of blog photos going stale over time. Thanks for all you do for this site, and for us. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Div

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#3 posted 1291 days ago

Two thumbs and my toe thumbs! Martin you are a star!

This will certainly make life easier for a lot of us!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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spaids

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#4 posted 1291 days ago

Thats a sharp idea Martin

-- Wipe the blood stains from your blade before coming in.--

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CL810

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#5 posted 1291 days ago

Continous Improvement is why this site is the BEST! Thanks Martin!

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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Jamie Speirs

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#6 posted 1291 days ago

Wonderful.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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ellen35

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#7 posted 1291 days ago

Thank you, Martin!
This is a wonderful addition to the site.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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HokieMojo

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#8 posted 1291 days ago

That’s a great change Martin. Thanks. If I were you, I’d have tried to somehow limit it to blog posts only at first, then forums later if desired, but that is just me.

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RexMcKinnon

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#9 posted 1291 days ago

Great addon to what is already a great site.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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GMman

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#10 posted 1291 days ago

WOW this is great Thanks alot Martin

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Eric_S

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#11 posted 1291 days ago

Excellent idea Martin. Thank you. Will they scale to page size though or still crop?

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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GMman

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#12 posted 1291 days ago

That is great because photobucket was getting some slow sometimes.

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FlWoodRat

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#13 posted 1291 days ago

Way to go Martin.. No being able to easily load photos has kept me from posting a few projects. Great addition to our website.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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jockmike2

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#14 posted 1291 days ago

THANK YOU MARTIN FROM ALL US DUMMIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dennisgrosen

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#15 posted 1291 days ago

I think they will be many many L J´s like me that ain´t in the digital age yet that will
say thank you so much Martin
make things simple for people to use is the best thing you can do :-)

NOW I DON´T HAVE TO STRESS OVER THAT

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