How to upload



Your items are a whole lot more fun when you can share them online, and AXL is one of the best ways to do that. While it's mostly a simple operation, it's not something everyone knows how to do. This video provides a walkthrough to help newcomers sign up for a AXL account and upload their first item.



Uploading items to AXL might seem a little intimidating if you've never done it before, but once you've done it you'll find it's very quick and easy. You'll find a video walkthrough on this page and it will take you through this entire process. If you'd prefer to read each step, or just want a text reference for the video, you'll find it below.



Make sure your are signed up!

To get started, you'll need to have a AXL account if you don't already. If you've already signed up for one, just skip this section. If not, here are the steps you'll need to take:


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Go to AmericaXL.com. Click the "Sign up" link at the top right of the page. Fill out the form with your personal information. When you're done filling out the form, click the "I Accept" button. Confirmation will be sent to your email.
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Now you're signed up and you can sign in signed in. You'll know if you're signed in if you see your AXL account name in the upper right corner of the screen. If you don't, you should see a "Sign In" link up there. Click that, then sign in with your new AXL username and password.
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Now that you have an account, you can purchase, subscribe and download items. However, to start publishing uploaded content for sale you will need to take a short quiz. Go to this page and read the information : Study up Then at the bottom of the page click "Take the Quiz".


Once this is successfully completed you are ready to upload.


How to upload items

Here are the steps you need to follow:
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Make sure you're signed into your account by looking up at the top righthand part of the page. If you see your username, you're signed in.
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Directly under your username, you'll find a link called "My Uploads." Click on that.
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A new page will load and you'll be presented with left menu bar with all of our account options. The first option is a link at the top left labeled "Upload New Item"." You want to click the "Upload New Item" button.
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Once you've clicked the "Upload New Item" button, you'll a new page will display that will let you select the type of upload and the corresponding files from your hard drive. Select the zipped file, preview file and preview image files that you want to upload and clicking on the "Browse" buttons.
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The items will start to upload. Make sure you do not close this page until the items has finished uploading or it will not finish. You will see a green bar on the top of the page confirming your items was successfully submitted.
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Once the item has finished uploading it will need to spend some time processing on AXL's servers before it is ready for viewing online. We will review your item. If there are any issues with approval then notes are posted directly to the item. (These can be seen by clicking "View" on the item on the My Uploads page. Your item will automatically populate to your account and profile page once approved.
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When you're on your item's page, you'll be able to view it and share it. You'll find the sharing section on the right column that will provide you with sharing options, such as Twitter and Facebook.


Congratulations, you've just uploaded your first item to AXL. Now that you know how it works, you should have no trouble doing it again and again.