It’s not too difficult to upload files in one click in Gather. We use a third-party service called Filestack — a tool that allows you to upload files, not only from your local computer and webcam but also from:
The most popular social media networks like:
Commonly used storage solutions:
Follow this simple step-by-step guide to access and upload your files from the native and outside services mentioned above. If you’re not familiar with uploading files to projects yet, please see this article as a starting point - Uploading Files to Projects.
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My Device - Upload files from your local computer
Web Search - On the search bar, type the keywords of the image you want to upload. Select the best image that works for you and upload it to your folder.
Step 3A - Connect your Facebook account.
Step 3B - A new page will open to connect your account. Fill in your email address and password.
Step 3C - Once you’ve logged in, Filestack will request access to your Facebook name, profile picture, and photos. Facebook will only extract images and will not modify or delete them.
Step 3D - Once you're done extracting the image, click the “Sign out” in the menu to disconnect from Facebook.
Step 4A - Connect your Instagram account.
Step 4B - Log in using your Instagram credentials. This will prompt you to this access page. To disconnect, click “Sign Out” in the window.
5. Google Drive
Step 5A. Sign in with your Google Account.
Step 5B. Allow Filestack to access your files. You can always see or remove access in your Google Account.
Step 6A - Connect your Dropbox account. Please note that you cannot connect your Dropbox Team account. It has to be your personal Dropbox account.
Step 6B. Select your preferred sign-in method.
7. Link (URL) - Enter the URL of the image you want to upload.
Step 7A. First, you will need to right-click the image to obtain the correct URL. You can either copy its image address or open it in a new tab. From there, copy the URL of the image in the browser. See the example below:
Step 7B. Copy and paste the URL. Select your folder, and upload.
8. Box - Connect your Box account.
A new page will open to connect your account. To disconnect from Box, click the 'Sign out' button in the menu.
9. Google Photos - You need to authenticate with Google Photos. They only extract images and never modify or delete them. A new page will open to connect your account. To disconnect from Google Photos, click the 'Sign out' switch in the menu.
11. Google Drive - You need to authenticate with OneDrive. They only extract images and never modify or delete them. Connect OneDrive. A new page will open to connect your account. To disconnect from OneDrive, click the 'Sign out' button in the menu.
The connection to Gmail and iCloud Drive
The Drag and Drop
Are not currently available. Images and files will need to be uploaded one at a time.
We hope this helps! Please get in touch with us via the InApp chat in the lower right-hand corner of your account, or you can email us at email@example.com if it doesn't help or if you have any other issues.