How can I get an image from one website file manager to another

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Without having to go to the live site and save image to my computer, can I somehow transfer a file from one file manager to another?
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Kershnee

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Hi Donald,

Unfortunately you can't share a File Manager between two sites, but perhaps this will work instead:

1. Select all of the files or folders in the File Manager that you would like to upload to the other site. You can select more than one by holding down your Shift or CTRL key (depending on if you want to select all or only some).
2. Right-click on the selection and choose "Download as zip".
3. Download the zip file to your computer.
4. Open your other site and click on the "File Manager" button.
5. Upload the zip file and right-click - choose "Unzip".
6. All of your files and folders will be added to your File Manager very neatly!

To view a tutorial, click here: Using the File Manager
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thanks Kershnee, this will work I think.
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Hi Donald, How are you?

Kershnee offers a good idea above, just thought i'd mention another way of thinking about it.

The image (in question) is hosted at the other site already so its available on the internet... it has a URL.

You can easily use that image on your other site by calling it with code.
something like...
<img src="http://youcanneverbetoosmart.com/reso...>

Lee.

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Yes, I'm aware of that. In fact, I tried it with my favicon and it worked in another site I'm building.
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Donald

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I have a question... does a site have to be published to the internet for files to have their own url?
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Hi Donald,
Yes, a site has to be published for files to have a url; such as mysite.com/resources/file.jpg.

Emmy
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Donald

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I kind of figured that... thanks Emmy!

So... if one of my sites ran out of space (the 1 GB we have) then I can use another site I have to host more files?