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Lightbox2 video generates a folder with files. Where should I upload them exactly?

Oct 11, 2012

Q: Just purchased the unlimited license for Video Lightbox. I cannot get this to work properly from following the directions on your web page. After inserting a gallery on my page in Dreamweaver, it previews perfectly but when I upload it to my site the graphic and video are missing. What folder should the graphics and video be in? What folder should the gallery be saved in? Does it matter? Your site does not give good step by step instructions as to where all these files go.
Here is the procedure I followed:
1) I added videos from an folder in my website as instructed
2) I published to a folder called Gallery1 in the root directory of my local site
3) I saved the Gallery in a Documents folder on my computer
4) I published the gallery to an .html file in the root directory of of my site
5) I previewed the results in my browser. Everything works perfectly.
6) I upload the the .html file, the Gallery1 folder with files, and the .bak01 file which appeared in my root directory and of course the image files from my Images folder.
Result: A question mark appears in the browser on line. Clicking on it launches the window with a spinning wait icon, evidently looking for a video that isn't there.
What am I doing wrong?

A: Generated folder should be into the same folder with your page (where you added VideoLightBox) on your server. If you get "question marks" instead of thumbnails, it means that you didn't upload VideoLightBox folder on your server at all or upload it into wrong place. Please check it.

For example, you have the following folders and files on your server:


So, if you add VideoLightBox into:
* "main_page.html" page - generated folder should be into a root folder on your server;
* "page1.html" or "page2.html" - generated folder should be into "pages" folder on your
* "page3.html" or "page4.html" - generated folder should be into "new_pages" folder on your server.

.bak file is generated by "Insert to page" wizard. You need not to upload .bak files on your server.