Help Center Sharing Photos & Videos

Sharing Photos & Videos


To create a post using a desktop web browser:
  1. Go to https://pixelfed.de.
  2. Click on the link at the top of the page.
  3. Upload your photo(s) or video(s), add an optional caption and set other options.
  4. Click on the Create Post button.
To create a post using a mobile web browser:
  1. Go to https://pixelfed.de.
  2. Click on the button at the bottom of the page.
  3. Upload your photo(s) or video(s), add an optional caption and set other options.
  4. Click on the Create Post button.
To create a post using a mobile app:

We do not support any mobile apps yet.

During the compose process, you can select multiple files at a single time, or add each photo/video individually.

During the compose process, you will see the Caption input. Captions are optional and limited to 500 characters.

This is an experimental feature, filters are not federated yet!

To add a filter to media during the compose post process:
  1. Click the Options button if media preview is not displayed.
  2. Select a filter from the Select Filter dropdown.

This is an experimental feature!

You need to use the experimental compose UI found here.

  1. Add media by clicking the Add Photo/Video button.
  2. Set a image description by clicking the Media Description button.

Image descriptions are federated to instances where supported.

You can upload the following media types:
  • image/jpeg
  • image/png
  • image/gif

To enable or disable comments/replies using a desktop or mobile browser:
  • Open the menu, click the button
  • Click on Enable Comments or Disable Comments

You can tag or mention up to 5 profiles per comment or post.