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Questions tagged [images]

For questions about the images used on Stack Exchange sites or about using images in your own posts.

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Avatars are downscaled incorrectly on Retina displays

I just changed my avatar on SE, and noticed that it's quite blurry in answer boxes: I opened the image in a new tab, and it looked a lot nicer. (It also looks like this on my non-Retina external ...
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The order of the attributes in the <img/> element matters when it shouldn't

Ever since the Imgur resizing stopped working, I've been struggling with changing the display size of an image embedded in an answer. I finally figured out it was because I was specifying the width or ...
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Uploaded image is posted twice when choosing “from web” [closed]

So this bug I tested on MSE and SO and SE network chatroom, and found out whenever I try to upload an image via the option "from the web" in chatroom, It is uploading the image two times and hence we ...
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Is the sudden loss of Imgur resizing for new images temporary or permanent? ETA?

The question The Stack Imgur service is no longer resizing images correctly has a work-around listed, but no information about the reason this function is suddenly not available for new images thought ...
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Why can I not include small pictures (or labels) in a question title?

Background There has been no question I have seen on any of the stack exchanges that includes the use of a small picture or label in the question title. I understand pictures are discouraged in the ...
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The Stack Imgur service is no longer resizing images correctly

I noticed at the start of August 2018 that new images like https://i.stack.imgur.com/MJrvX.png no longer resize when an m is placed before .png. Original image: https://i.stack.imgur.com/MJrvX.png ...
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Is the Code of Conduct illustration “truly” inclusive?

Yesterday, @Rand al'Thor posted a question observing that the image accompanying the newly released Code of Conduct, seemed to be slanted in favor of Stack Overflow (SO). As the OP is not a member ...
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Unable to see any image [duplicate]

I have tried all browsers and even the mobile app but I am unable to see any picture that's there, in questions/ answers/ chat. From physics chatroom: https://imgur.com/a/3oy29SS As evidence, here ...
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Problem with the Image hosting server? [duplicate]

As I understand images uploaded to stack exchange sites are stored in http://i.stack.imgur.com . I recently noticed image included posts having broken links. When clicked on the link it gives the ...
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Is stack.imgur currently down?

I just wrote a question before this one and had trouble uploading a screenshot. The drop your image dialog throws no warning or error, but after uploading it won't show. I also noticed that other ...
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Clickable images on stackoverflow.blog

I think that images on https://stackoverflow.blog/ should be clickable. This will help users open posts.
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What image formats are acceptable?

I want to upload a picture to one of my questions, but I keep trying different forms of the picture, but none of them work. Failed to upload image; the format is not supported I have tried PNG and ...
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How do I display inline image in a post on Stack Exchange / Stack Overflow (not a link to a photo)? [duplicate]

How do I display an image inline in a post or answer on Stack Exchange? I've noticed other answers on similar questions show how to link to pictures, but don't show how to display a picture in a post....
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Is embedding arbitrary external images GDPR compliant?

Currently, SE allows user to embed arbitrary images (from HTTPS sources) into posts and into comments in chat. The consequence of this is that whoever controls the server those images are hosted on ...
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Avoiding “enter image description here”

While reviewing first posts and low quality posts, I come across images liked the following way too often: enter image description here And this should come as no surprise, as this is the default ...
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Imgur reports image has “wrong format”, but what is wrong?

There is an older question about how to embed images, but it is out-of-date, the system currently goes right to the Imgur panel. When I try to use this to link to an image on the wiki commons, I get ...
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How can I add an image to a comment? [duplicate]

When I comment on an answer to the question, I need to add an image to show more clearly about my resolving. How can I add an image to a comment?
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Should we fix postimg.org links to postimg.cc?

For some reason, I can't access https://postimg.org anymore. For instance, on Stack Overflow, we have 6,605 posts with broken images on postimg.org. But I noticed that the mirror https://postimg.cc ...
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Image upload weirdness with colon, newlines, and left bracket

When you highlight some text and press ctrl+G (or press the toolbar icon), it's supposed to open the image uploader (then once you upload the image, the selected text becomes the image description). ...
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“Improperly formatted code” when adding an additional image in an edit

I made a question on Stack Overflow and then tried to edit it so that what I entered in the entry box was the exact text shown below in the code block. The system would not let me post it, throwing ...
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Is my copyrighted artwork protected if I upload it to a post?

Note this is not a question about using copyrighted material I do not own. It's about materials I own and have all rights to. A question on GraphicDesign.SE has spurred some comments regarding image ...
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Do images have to be quoted to meet CC BY-SA 3.0?

So I have this Aviation.SE question about an XKCD comic. I included the image, as well as a proper link back to the XKCD site (a similar question does the same). I've had a user attempt multiple ...
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Drag and drop for images

Why don't just allow for drag and drop upload of images directly on the editing area, without the need for using the upload image tool? Currently if one just drags and drops the path of the file il ...
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Image size limit: Why it is set to 2 MB?

From older Meta posts it seem to me that the file size limit was higher in the past, and linked to the limits allowed by imgur. However, now the limit is 2 MB (or MiB), and imgur allows much more ...
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Stack Exchange API: create a question with an embedded Image

I have been looking at the API for some time and can discern no ready answer: Is it possible to create a question using the API, which contains embedded images? I can achieve the same by replicating ...
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Images in question and answers

I usually post my questions and answers in the form of images to show my work. I use images because MathJax takes a lot of time, and I being a student do not have time to write my answers using ...
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Don't allow embedded images from HTTP sources in chat

Quite often I see a mixed content warning when looking at an SE chat room: This is typically caused by images linked in chat hosted on an HTTP source, not an HTTPS one like the SE Imgur account. ...
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As a blind user accessing the site with a screen reader, how can I upload pictures for identification?

I'd like to ask a question on one of the sites, but it would require me to upload a few photos taken at different angles for a better chance of someone knowing what it is. Is there a tool that I can ...
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How to post pictures with the mobile app? [duplicate]

How to post pictures with the mobile app? I wanted to answer a question with a diagram on my mobile. How should I do that? I am currently on iPhone, using the Stack Exchange application. If this ...
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Can the Android app please give a more concise error when an image is too large to upload?

The Android app simply reports something "went wrong" when trying to upload an image that is too large (>2 MB). I didn't realize there was anything wrong with my image until I happened to notice ...
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Are my images not centered?

I wanted to layout my images in this answer centered, and I believe they are. Though I am using an ISP that seems to have banned imgur so I used a proxy to check them out, and a comment suggested that ...
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What is the maximum pixel width for images to be displayed without resizing?

What is the maximum pixel width an image in a post can have, to be displayed without getting resized on the desktop version?
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Drag and drop for images in chat [duplicate]

We have it for questions and answers (regular posts) How come it doesn't exist for chat. (I know that it is most likely less common to be uploading images to chat, however on certain chat rooms, ...
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Why should I enter image description?

The placeholder description "enter image description here" implies that users should always add their own descriptions — why should I enter anything instead of leaving the field as blank?
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How do I add an inline photo from a URL on the iOS mobile app?

The question is pretty self explanatory. I want to add an image to a post from a URL like I can on the web version of Stack Exchange. Specifically, if I’m browsing from the iOS mobile app and I see ...
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Uploading gif from the app converts it into static jpeg

Trying to upload animated gif image from the app (both iOS and Android are affected) converts it into static jpeg image. No notice was made. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: ...
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How do I scale inserted images without losing quality?

Is there a way to insert scaled high quality images other than entering HTML directly? I understand that I can use imgur to size the displayed image without using HTML, but this produces a degraded ...
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HTTPS image conversion didn't work for .ico files

In Roadmap to HTTPS: serving and uploading HTTPS-images only, Step 3 said: After this is enabled, old posts that have HTTP images, accessible via HTTPS, will be edited accordingly. This will be ...
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Pictures appear blank across Stack Exchange networks and dropdown [duplicate]

I navigate through Edit Profile & Settings > Change picture > Upload a new picture > Drag and drop my image or imgur URL > select Add picture. My image now appears on the top-right and under ...
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Image uploads not working - Imgur rejecting request, on multiple sites

So far I've tested Ask Ubuntu, StackOverflow, and others, and others in TL have tested other sites and we're getting upload rejected failures for image uploads to imgur, even if the image size is very ...
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How to attribute images in questions and answers?

When a question uses an image without attribution, and the source is not germane to the question or answer except insofar as proper attribution, what is the best way to attribute the image? In an edit ...
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Is it possible to add Wikimedia commons images?

Is it possible to add Wikimedia commons images in the questions/answers without uploading them on imgur? Since the images on Wikimedia commons are free, it's a waste of hard drive space to upload them ...
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Why can't I view an image on a mobile device?

How can I view an image on a mobile device? For example, I want to ask a question. I upload an image for the reference in my question. I post the question, and the image will appear. But when I am ...
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A protocol for handling very graphic on topic images

This question was asked here: How to handle potentially NSFW yet valid images I'm looking to provide a formalised protocol that may be added to the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites. I've asked ...
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What will we do if Imgur closes? [duplicate]

All images are hosted on Imgur. What will happen if they close? And their host crashes. Many questions have very important images for many purposes. I was just wondering if the site is prepared?
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Convert outside image links to imgur links on iOS app

The only viable option to include an internet-hosted image on the iOS app without having to type the Markdown manually is by saving it locally then re-uploading it. Both the web version, mobile ...
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If the image is changed with a size suffix, then the default link goes to full image

I wanted people to zoom into the images I have in this post so I manually edited the links to allow that click-to-zoom effect. I'm asking for some kind of shortcut (GUI or javascript hotkey) that ...
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Image on mobile website always occupying full line

animuson suggests that an image can be inserted into texts with proper formatting, and what he said is right when you're on a computer or using SE Android app. That isn't essentially right when you ...
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I cannot navigate back to question from Image page [duplicate]

When there is an attached image in a question on any SE site, clicking on it opens it in a full screen mode. There is no way to redirect back to the question unless you press browser's back button. ...
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How can I search for images I've uploaded in chat?

I'm looking to find an image I posted in Super User Root Access a few weeks ago, when I first discovered a chat-specific easter egg. I've tried searching the chat transcripts for imgur.com*, but it ...