can people upload their own stuff?

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can people upload their own stuff like, pictures, vids, music, games, etc??? if they can, how do i make it that way???
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Brian

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Kershnee

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Hi Brian,

Right now it is not possible for visitors to upload files directly to your site. All content on your site needs to be posted by you. I am going to suggest two options for you to consider:

1)You could collect information from your visitors via a contact form and you would receive an email alert when someone filled in your form. You could then post anything they sent to your site. Here is a link to a post that will tell you how to add a form: http://getsatisfaction.com/SynthaSite...

2) The other option is to put an email link on your site. To add an email link to your website you can either type in your link text or use an image (use the "insert image" icon on the text editing toolbar to add an image inside a text widget).
1. Highlight the text or image and click "insert link" on the text editing toolbar.
2. A link editor will open up and the third option in the link editor dialogue box allows you to create a link to an email address.
3. Simply type in your email address and click "ok" To test that the link is working, save and preview your page. When you click on your email link, an email will open up in your default email program with the address already filled in.

Let me know if either of these solutions work for you. I will also let our developers know that you have asked for a way to allow visitors to upload files to your site so that they can consider this as a future possibility.

Regards,
Kershnee
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your second reccomendation worked perfectly, thank you!!!!
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Kershnee

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That's excellent Brian, well done!!
Kershnee
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how do u change the videos to the one u want
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This is how you put your own videos.

OK, first go to Programs4you.yolasite.com which is my site i am a programmer. and go to Programs we have made. Then click Anyconverter. You need winrar for this. OK, now Extract it to desktop. Double click on it. Then click the button that says Open. After, Click the drop-down box and look for .swf. Click it. Finally click Convert. Wait a minute. It will be done and it will be in the folder the old one was on. Now go to your site.Go to the File uploader and upload the new video. Then, drag the HTML button on the sidebar and put it where you want the video. Then on the HTML insert thing that comes up, Copy and paste this. And Where it says PUT NAME OF VID HERE.swf twice, Type the name of the file you uploaded.

Done!
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Hi Jacob,

Here is a link to a thread which will tell you how to add change the videos to the one you want: http://getsatisfaction.com/SynthaSite...
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hey jacob, if your using a youtube video, browse youtube, find the video you want, copy the video's URL, and then paste it where it says "video URL".
thats what i did.
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This is how you put your own videos.

OK, first go to Programs4you.yolasite.com which is my site i am a programmer. and go to Programs we have made. Then click Anyconverter. You need winrar for this. OK, now Extract it to desktop. Double click on it. Then click the button that says Open. After, Click the drop-down box and look for .swf. Click it. Finally click Convert. Wait a minute. It will be done and it will be in the folder the old one was on. Now go to your site.Go to the File uploader and upload the new video. Then, drag the HTML button on the sidebar and put it where you want the video. Then on the HTML insert thing that comes up, Copy and paste this. And Where it says PUT NAME OF VID HERE.swf twice, Type the name of the file you uploaded.

Done!
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Programs4you

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sorry if you cannot see the code go here:

http://www.programs4you.yolasite.com/...
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http://forum.yola.com/yola/topics/all... this answers it better, than anything i've seen here so far, however there are lots of other simple solutions, ie use a soundcloud dropbox on your site