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Does anyone know what would be a good website to make a database of art of a character, or to make a simple character database? It would mostly be just for myself to overview. 

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19 deviants said I find Sta.sh very annoying to use for this purpose as it keeps jumping back, and Toyhou.se has limits on image sizes that get in the way. I was wondering what other options there are?
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7 deviants said (EDIT: It's nice of you to offer me Toyhou.se invite codes but I already have a Toyhou.se account, so there really is no need to!)

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Hawkieface Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I would suggest Charahub for the info side of things! However unfortunately they can only store 10pics of each character. Perhaps you could create your own personal PBWorks account for it? Not quite sure if it's what you're looking for though...

This is a really old PBWorks site my friends and I used to use but it hasn't been touched in years; really I'm just using it as an example of what you can do on it: mywarriorcatworld.pbworks.com/…

Otherwise I also have this new one beginning c:
positivethoughts.pbworks.com/w…
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Charahub isn't what I'm looking for, not sure about PBWorks! I'll have to see :0
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Hawkieface Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah no worries! It's quite easy to use and you can make it accessible to anyone, or otherwise accessible to only people you have invited. Much like a secret group on facebook vuv
Very useful site, I feel~
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Roxalew Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mmmm, charahub is a really good website for that kinda thing, though they also have size limitations.

You could also use Tumblr, you can create any kind if blog with any kind of layout (if ya know css :D)
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm afraid Charahub is not what I'm looking for to store art, and Tumblr even less so!
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Roxalew Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahh kk then ^^; Not too sure in that case. 
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TheGhoulAvenue Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Toyhouse has image size limitations? If I remember right the last time I checked you could click on the picture again to show it in full size, no?
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, but the image you upload cannot exceed a certain size is what I mean D:
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TheGhoulAvenue Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I tested it again on my laptop. If you right click on the image and click show image, it will show in full size. I've uploaded quite many big images and didn't have any error messages, hm.
Maybe make an imgur account, create an album for each character, upload the images and then move them to the album. They take large enough files I suppose, here's what it says about file size:

"The maximum file size for non-animated images is 20MB. The maximum file size for GIFs is 200MB. 

Non-animated images over 1MB for anonymous uploads and 5MB for account holders will be lossily compressed. All non-animated images receive lossless compression that reduces filesize while maintaining quality.  

Large GIFs will be converted to GIFV, which shrinks file size while maintaining high quality. 

TL;DR: You can upload really large images on Imgur."

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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mine are just too big it seems, and there are so many so resizing them all would be an awful task :saddummy:

That sounds nice though, I might try that!
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TheGhoulAvenue Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
On another note, if you ever need to resize many images at once, swoop them all up into one folder, and then get PhotoScape, use the staple option where you can edit multiple images and change the width of all pictures at once :p That works too
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Disoxyde Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a weebly website and can help you with yours if you decide to do one! :)
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sounds great ^^
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Disoxyde Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just tell me if you need help :)
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Will do :D
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Owl-Flight Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
I've seen artists use weebly and they do pretty good with it
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, I saw that too!
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GazelleArts Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
I use dropbox. For everything. Its easy and anyone with a link on any platform can acess it.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't you need a Dropbox account to access Dropbox files?
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GazelleArts Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Don't think. Kinda like google drive
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MoonStarHH Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015
I do know something...more like an app for an Ipad or Iphone...my friend Cynderfan15 uses it to draw...and it's free...
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
An app to draw? That doesn't really sound like what I meant :0
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DarkGrievous7945 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
i pretty much just rely on my own computers, and maybe dropbox...

if i were to put my characters on a database, it'd be a custom-built one...
(luckily, all i need is a web host, i know enough html/js/css for my purposes)

pretty much because of all the restrictions/limitations built-into EVERYTHING else...

I'd never recommend this for a character database, in fact, I just don't recommend it, PERIOD, but...
wikifoundry
They're kinda really buggy, and comments/PM's/image descriptions have some awful character limits.
I have a wiki there (created when the site still was functional) , and I am a moderator on another.
despite its flaws, there are ways to enhance it.
You can restrict edit permissions, effectively turning it into a private website.
No promises, but I CAN help you get just a little bit more out of the platform.
Just a thought. Again, the system is crappy. But, it's also free, and due to some of its features and even, vulnerabilities, you can easily make it a little bit more.

Another site you could try is pbworks
IDK how much they've changed since I created my account there, it's been a while.
It's also free (unless that has changed) , and VERY easy to customize nearly every element of your site! (which my friend who showed me it has been playing with)



Good luck finding a solution!
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I might try Weebly or something, I'll see!
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DarkGrievous7945 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
k
I couldn't help you with that, though
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KuraisInspiration Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015
I use charahub, it's good for keeping track, and can actually help character development if you explore a bit. charahub.com/
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I saw! I'm afraid it's not what I'm looking for regarding the images though :saddummy:
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KuraisInspiration Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015
Ah, alright. What exactly are you looking for? (I probably missed it and look like an idiot right now, but oh well XD)
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just something that can handle a lot of images even if they get quite big at times :XD:
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KuraisInspiration Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015
ahhh okee, I'll take a look around ^^

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I did find a few review articles that explain some options if you want to take a look

lifehacker.com/5808625/five-be…

www.tomsguide.com/us/best-phot…
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Liilies Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
There's a nice free website creator system called webs.com is nice c: I used it as a character database when I was into warrior cat RPs, it worked really well!
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahh, I see, good to know ^^
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aicyden Featured By Owner Edited Jul 28, 2015  Student General Artist
Oops my other comment was all about dropbox and someone already explained it. xDD Hm maybe you could start your own website (just a little one) and then just upload your images to there? A free website builder like wix maybe. Sorry if I'm not much help. xD
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I might try!
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AuroraRaw Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
well, I dunno but Microsoft Access is quite a nice database
only thing is that you can put only numbers and characters into the cells, so I don't know if it's ok with you
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's not really what I'm looking for, I'm afraid!
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polaromi Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Charahub is best goed. Ik vind het erg fijn omdat de website er mooi uitziet en je veel interessante vragen gesteld krijgt over je personages die je kunnen helpen om ze te ontwikkelen. Een nadeel is dat er een limiet zit op de plaatjes je kan uploaden (maar 10 per personage) en je een personage limiet hebt van 100 personages. Dus als database voor tekeningen is het niet zo handig :/ Bovendien is de website vaak offline of heel langzaam fffffffff-

Toyhou.se heeft volgens mij niet zo'n limiet, maar ik weet het niet zeker. Je kan ook een cloud gebruiken zoals Google Drive en Dropbox ^^
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Inderdaad, Charahub is niet echt wat ik hier zoek. Ik ben ook op zoek naar een site waar ik tekeningen van Bienie en Griwi samen kan uploaden, dus sites die focussen op één character zijn sowieso al eh... Ik wil even niet zo'n site die allemaal informatie vraagt over je character :XD:

Toyhou.se heeft geen limiet in aantal naar ik weet, maar wel in grootte van het plaatje. Veel tekeningen die ik erop wil zijn gewoon te groot :noes:
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polaromi Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Ahh ja dat wordt een probleem D: Ik denk dat in dat geval een website het beste is. Met cloud opslag heb je vaak ook een limiet van wat je in totaal kan uploaden (Dropbox heeft 2GB, Google Drive 15GB) dus dat is wat minder, ook al is het best veel ruimte. Met een website heb je onbeperkt ruimte. Naast weebly kan je ook wix.com gebruiken, dat ziet er best goed uit denk ik (heb er geen ervaring mee tho orz)
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Da's waar, en ik gebruik geen clouds dus 'k heb niet veel zin om er nu één te beginnen maken (luiheid xP) Ik zal Weebly eens proberen, zien hoe dat werkt!
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CarrsCrap Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I was using Charahub for a while but it has a few limits (images you can put to each character + you can upload only 100 characters at total, though you can increase it by people who will refer you while registering to the site), now I have got a Toyhouse and I'm pretty satisfied of that :3 But you need to get an invitation code, but I bet if you will make a journal about that, somebody maybe will share one code with you ^^
Also, what about Jimdo/Weebly website?
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Guys, the reason why I mentioned Toyhou.se on the poll itself is because I already have one :XD: The image limits would be a problem on Charahub I'm afraid...
I might try Weebly!
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CarrsCrap Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Ah I'm sorry xD Also, could you give me your nickname? ovo'
I had fun making website about my characters though, you should definitely try that!
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's spitfiresonice there too :)
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JAHSPURRING Featured By Owner Edited Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Toyhouse and Charahub is pretty good. c:
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see :0
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BakaArtiist Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Student General Artist
I've mostly seen people using Weebly (what I use) or toyhouse.... I have a toyhouse invite code if you wanna try that o3o

I personally like weebly because I can pretty much do what I want...
This is mine for an example
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I already have a Toyhou.se account!
Your Weebly looks pretty cool though :)
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BakaArtiist Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Student General Artist
ahh okay then. Just thought I'd offer!
& thanks c:
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem :)
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