How to use DropBox with Happy Catalog

How to upload your pictures and get their urls

There are a lot of services that you can use to upload your pictures and link to them, and some of these services are free to use. In this turotial we will show how to use Dropbox, which works well together with Happy Catalog.

Get Dropbox

Dropbox is downloadable from http://www.dropbox.com. Dropbox is available for Windows, Mac and Linux, as well as mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry. In this tutorial we will use the Windows version. Download the version that suits you, install it and create a free Dropbox account.

Add your pictures to Dropbox

After installing Dropbox, open your Dropbox folder. One way of doing this is by doubleclicking the Dropbox icon in your system tray

Once you have opened your Dropbox folder, you will see that it contains folders such as "Photos", "Camera Uploads" and "Public". It is VERY IMPORTANT that you place your pictures for Happy Catalog in the "Public" folder. If you put them somewhere else you will not be able to link to them. Doubleclick the "Public" folder to open it:

Copy your product pictures to the "Public" folder. Your pictures will automatically be uploaded to Dropbox!

Link to your pictures in Dropbox

Once you have uploaded your pictures for to Dropbox, it is very easy to link to them from Happy Catalog. To copy the picture url, right-click your picture and select "Dropbox" > "Copy public link".

Now you have a picture url that you can use with Happy Catalog. Please continue reading below.