Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 6:34 PM

Using Fargo to upload images

This feature allows you to set up a folder that we check periodically for new image files. If we find one, we upload it, and then open a dialog containing the URL of the image file, ready for you to insert into a blog post or other web-based document.

How to...

  • Choose the Settings command in the System menu at the right end of the menu bar.

  • Click on the CMS tab. There's a new checkbox that allows you to enable the "watched" folder. Screen shot.

  • In a few seconds a new folder is automatically created in your Small Picture folder called watched.

  • Copy an image into the folder. Wait a few seconds (as many as 11 or 12).

  • A dialog should appear with the URL of the image.

  • You can use it anywhere you would use the URL of an image. It doesn't even have to be in Fargo.

  • They don't have to be images. They could be MP3s, PDFs, whatever.

Where do we store the images?

  • In your Dropbox of course.

  • Look in the new media sub-folder of the Small Picture folder.

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By Dave Winer, Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 6:34 PM. We don't need no stinkin rock stars.