How do I delete files from my File Manager?

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i ran out of space for photo so i want to earse the ones i dont want to use but how!
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Hi,

If you navigate into your file manager, locate the image(s) you wish to delete and right click, a Delete option will appear.

If you have many, which sounds like your situation, then click on each image to be deleted while holding the CTRL key down. You will notice that clicked on pictures will remain highlighted. You mustn't release the CTRL key while you are clicking through. When you've selected your images while holding the CTRL key, right click on the last image and select Delete; this will mass delete the highlighted images.

If this kind of manipulation is not familiar to you, then try a few at first. It soon becomes familiar.

PS: How much space have you used for your images?
if this is an inconvenience for you then you may consider using an image hosting service like Picassa, Flickr etc, Drop Box is a service that allows a good amount of space for free not specifically for images but it works well also.. Then you would link to the images stored on these hosting services. That will save your space dramatically. You can even mix and match with images on a number of hosts and link them to your site.

Another way to manage images is to change their file size. Pixlr.com, photoshop.com; Gimp and Photoshop are all good image manipulators that will allow you to compress the image files without compromising quality noticeably. A postcard size image typically renders very clearly at approx 20 kB where as the output file from many dig cameras is in the order of MB per image. That's approx a hundred times the saving of space.
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can you do it on a free website
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Yes. That shouldn't be a problem.