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How to upload images to Pixcoll microstock marketplace

The following tutorial describes how to upload images to Pixcoll.com and connect them with microstock photo agency easily and quickly.

subscribe video channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCma80hW4Ln5jXikHyl4xNvw

Your source images won’t leave your device. The web browser creates a thumbnail for public Pixcoll and our servers watermark it.

User has to be logged in order to upload images to Pixcoll.

The link can be found in the top menu – Upload images.

icon Upload images
pixcoll menu upload files
Pixcoll upload files -menu

STEP #1 Uploading images

Drag images from your computer or click the grey area to select files. Upload jpeg or png files only.

Upload only the original images with EXIF/IPTC data and with no watermark.

Upload add file - Drag images from your computer or click the grey area to select files
Upload add file

STEP #2 List of uploaded images

After uploading images, the item list is shown. Click the grey area in order to edit images upload form.

Click the grey area in order to edit images upload form

STEP #3 File upload form editing

Tips and tricks: All EXIF / IPTC data (title, description, keywords) is filled automatically if it is already in the file.

Fill in Title, Description and keywords. Each keyword is to be confirmed with <Enter> key. You can also use phrases such as blue sky.

upload keywords to form
upload keywords to form

STEP #4 Connecting images with stock photo agency

A images has to be connected with at least one microstock photo agency. If the images is saved as exclusive in the microstock agency, set the exclusivity in the form as well.

Connecting images with stock photo agency

1st option: Insert microstock photo agency images URL in the form.

For example: https://www.dreamstime.com/tre-cime-dolomiti-view-tre-cime-dolomiti-view-chill-out-image125546546

Insert stock photo agency images URL in the form.

2nd option: Click “Search URL” button.

For this option, your microstock photo agency username is needed.

My Settings can be found in the top right menu as the second item.

Tutorial: More information on our blog – User profile – How to manage My Settings

Click “Search URL” button

Search your images in the microstock photo agency using keywords and click on the thumbnail. File URL will be automatically filled in the form.

Search your images in the stock photo agency

STEP #5 Sending images for approval

Tick the blue checkbox of the images forms and then click the green button “Upload selected”. Only selected files will be sent for approval.

Sending images for approval - Tick the blue checkbox of the images forms
Sending images for approval - click the green button “Upload selected”

STEP #6 Administrator images approval

Approval process takes just a few hours to be completed.

Review status can be found in “My Files”.

  • Pending images: pending
  • Approved images: approved
  • Rejected images: rejected

Reason for rejection can be viewed in the images note.

Reasons for rejecting files:

  • Link is invalid.
  • Content is inappropriate or violates Terms and Conditions.
  • Image description does not match the image or violates Terms and Conditions.
  • Image keywords do not match the image or violate Terms and Conditions.
Administrator images approval

Need more help?

Let us know, our support at support@pixcoll.com will be happy to help you.