Is there a limit to the number of albums
that I can create and share online?
Yes. WWW Photo Album has such a limit. The number is 100000.
Is it possible to modify/edit a created album?
At present this software can not modify/edit the created album.
But you can use any html file editor (FrontPage, Dreamwaver,
etc.) to edit it. You can find the location of the album on
the main screen of WWW Photo Album.
Is there a suggested/recommended limit
to the size and number of pics that I should have in each
Size: 20k - 150K/per page.
Number of pics: 12 - 20 pics/per page.
When I press a album onto a CD/DVD-ROM
-- exactly WHICH files/folder do I need to copy/burn onto
You can find the location of the album on the main screen
of WWW Photo Album. Just burn corresponding directory to the
CD/DVD-ROM. To display the album, please double-click the
file 'index.htm' in that directory. Any platforms (Mac OS/Windows/etc.)
that support html file should be able to open the html file
and display the album.
When a IP address is created -- where/whose
server is the access to my online images going through --
yours or someone else's?
It's your private IP address, we do not know it. Only the
one who get your IP address can access it. You can use email,
phone, ICQ, MSN messager, etc. to tell your IP address to
anyone that you want share your album.
What kind of browser does WWW Photo Album
It supports IE, Netscape, Opera, etc. It also supports most
download software, such as NetAnts, FlashGet, Download Accelerator,
Do I need to install IIS or Apache first?
No, WWW Photo Album can run individually and you needn't install
any HTTP server (IIS/Apache/Pws/Tomcat/etc) on your computer.
What does the error message 'Please
input a valid port...' mean?
Any port number from 1 to 65535 could be valid. But it seems
that another program is running on port 80 on your computer.
So WWW Photo Album can not use that port and you must choose
another port number. Such as 81, 90, 2000, 3045, etc. Please
change the port number on the main window of WWW Photo Album
and click the 'Share now' button to try again.
Why my friends can not see the webpage
Please check if there is any firewall software on your computer.
Outside requests may be blocked by your firewall. If you find
a firewall on your computer, please config the firewall to
open the port for WWW Photo Album or allow WWW Photo Album
to respond outside requests. Then please make sure that other
computers can access your computer directly.
Suppose those computers all installed WWW Photo Album, then
1) Computer 1, 2, 3 can access computer 4
2) Computer 1, 2, 3 can access each other
3) Computer 4 can only access computer 2, it can not access
computer 1 and 3 directly.
So if you installed WWW Photo Album on computer 1 or 3, your
friends from computer 4 can not access your website.
Then please ask your friends to ping the IP address of your
computer. Please ask them to open a ms-dos command window.
Then type 'ping YourIP' and then press the 'enter' key. For
If they can only see 'Request timed out', it means that they
can not access your computer directly at all. There could
be firewall software on your computer, which blocks all outside
requests. Or your computer doesn't connect to the internet
For Windows XP user:
There is an Internet connection firewall on the Windows XP
system. By default it is disabled. But it may be enabled so
outside requests may be blocked by the firewall. To config
the Internet connection firewall of Windows XP, please follow
1) Open Network Connections (Click Start, click Control Panel,
and then double-click Network Connections.)
2) Click the Dial-up, LAN or High-Speed Internet connection,
and then, under Network Tasks, click Change settings of this
3) On the 'Advanced' tab, click the 'Settings...'
4) Click the 'Add...' button to add a service for WWW
5) Input your IP address and the port number
that WWW Photo Album uses, then click the 'OK' button
to save your settings. This will open the port for WWW Photo
Album and allow WWW Photo Album to respond outside requests.
Then please try again.
to get ZoneAlarm to work with WWW Photo Album?
You must give server permission to WWW Photo Album in the
Programs List of ZoneAlarm. Please follow these steps:
1. Run ZoneAlarm. Go to the Program Control panel.
2. Go to the Programs tab in the Program Control panel.
3. Click the Add button to browser and select "WPA.exe".
4. Click the permission symbol you want to change, then select
Allow from the shortcut menu. Allow all for WWW Photo Album.
What is dynamic IP address? Can I use
a domain name to instead of the dynamic IP address?
When you dial-up to Internet, or otherwise, usually you will
get a dynamic IP address from ISP. It means that each time
you connect to your Internet Service Provider your computer
usually gets assigned a different IP address. Actually you
can use a domain name to instead of your IP address. There
is some software that can associate a domain name to your
dynamic IP address. Such as DNS2Go,
Does WWW Photo Album support resuming
Yes. It supports resuming downloads.
If WWW Photo Album can be installed behind
Then you must config the router to redirect outside requests
to your computer.
Please check if your router support DMZ, Virtual Server or
* Virtual Server:
Allows WWW, FTP and other Internet server services on the
LAN to be accessible to Internet users.
A virtual server is defined as a Service Port, and all requests
to this port will be redirected to the computer specified
by the Server IP.
The DMZ (DeMilitarized Zone) host feature provides unrestricted
2-way communication between Internet servers and one specified
If the computer's INTERNAL IP is 192.168.0.2, please config
your router to set this address as the DMZ or set a virtual
server to port 80 (suppose that you set port 80 for WWW Photo
Album) at this address, then people outside can access your
files. But you can't tell 192.168.0.2 to your friends directly
because it is a LAN IP address. You should tell an internet
IP address to your friends so they can access your files on
the internet. To find the internet IP address, please visit:
To learn how to config your router, D-Link user please refer
1) How to set virtual
server for DI-707 (screenshot)
Linksys user please forward the port number for WWW Photo
1) How to forward
port for linksys router (screenshot).
* Sometimes you need to disable DHCP (screenshot).
For more information, please read the user manual of your
router to learn how to config it.
Is there a version for Unix or Linux?
No, now WWW Photo Album can only run on Windows system.
Must my computer be on-line?
Yes. Otherwise your friends can not connect to your computer
and get files from your computer.
Do I have to buy WWW Photo Album?
Yes, WWW Photo Album is a shareware program that means you
have a chance to try the software before you buy it. If you
plan to continue to use WWW Photo Album please register it.
I have more questions - who should I write
Please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refer to this page for more information.