Ancestry Product Update: Media Enhancements
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Last week we introduced adding facts and images to events directly from LifeStory, this week, we are introducing better Media experience. Media Upload We have overhauled the media upload experience to make it easier than ever to add photos and stories to your tree. With this update you can choose files from your local drive, by dragging and dropping files into the uploader, or even just pasting in content from your clipboard. Below are some examples of how it is even easier to add content. The new upload screen is shown whenever you select Add Media' Upload Photos When you select Choose Files' you are able to select photos and stories from your local drive. Upload Photos2   Once you have selected at least one file (you can select multiple if desired) you are then able to edit the details about each uploaded item. Upload Photos3 Drag and Drop is new to this update and it allows you to upload media to an event or person by dragging items from a folder and then dropping them on the upload area. It is particularly nifty when you have multiples photos or stories you want to upload. Upload Photos4 When multiple photos and stories are uploaded in a single action you can now view the progress and edit details of photos and stories while they upload, saving time in a much faster uploading experience. Upload Photos5   Optimized Media view on LifeStory When you attached multiple photos to an event before, they would stack up on top of each other and take up extra space. Now photos will dynamically tile and align to reduce the space while making it easier on the eye. Whichever device you are on, Media will appear more compact and clean on LifeStory. Upload Photos 6 We appreciate your feedback and encourage you to keep submitting it. What do you love about the new website' Did you find a bug' Something doesn't quite work like you think it should' Please submit it via this form. Thank you. We will be providing more updates over the next couple of weeks.