While attempting to change my header photo to a more fall-ish looking one, I was told by blogger that I had "reached my photo upload quota" and could not upload any new photos to my blog. And then I couldn't seem to just return the original header photo either. Hmm. So now, I am header photo-less and have a research project on my hand - what to do about my lack of photo upload space. Being as computer illiterate as I am, I am trying not to let anxiety overtake me!
Have any of you bloggers experienced this? What did you do to solve it?
Edited the next day to add: Well, I did some research. I found this article which says "If you are not a Google+ member, photos smaller than 800 pixels by 800 pixels that you upload to your Picasa Web Albums will not count toward your 1-gigabyte total." So I started with that. I tried resizing my photos to smaller than 800 pixels. That worked for blog posts but not for my header - I was still given the message that I had no photo upload space when trying to put up a new header photo (even one smaller than 800 pixels).
The article also says "Google+ users get unlimited storage for photos...". I've never heard of Google +. Apparently it is something like Facebook. So, I joined as an experiment. It took 30 seconds, I didn't share any personal information at all. Not even my email or blog address so I don't see how it could have helped. But it seems to have. Weird. Immediately after joining I could upload a new header photo through Blogger just like I always have. I'm going to go continue business as usual and see if all goes well.
Thanks for your comments and advice everyone!
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