Questions tagged [images]

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User Popover avatar img element in chat has no alt text for users

I was trying to figure out what hat smokie was wearing, and I noticed one of the instances of the chat avatar is missing any alt text. I've snipped out the svg source for the hats, so you'll have to ...
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Big grey area in my profile image on the top banner [duplicate]

No explanation needed (I hope): If you need explanation: Why is it grey? Here is the direct link: https://i.stack.imgur.com/JGCOn.jpg?s=32&g=1
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Did someone disable the minimum rep check for posting images to questions? Things are getting a lot spammier now [duplicate]

Seems like we're getting a smidge more in the way of network spam in regards to users posting images in their questions with only 1 rep, most of it spam-oriented.
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Images not loading in all Stack Exchange websites [closed]

I just started noticing (I don't remember when it started) that all the images (profile pictures, uploading images, basically all images with a i.stack.imgur link) won't load. I originally asked the ...
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Why is there no image pasting functionality in chat rooms yet?

I find it extremely cumbersome & slow to save images on my desktop or copy/paste screenshots into Paint to then save them, just to be able to send them to a user in chat. It's particularly time-...
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What is the future for Imgur and SE?

SE relies on Imgur for hosting images and avatars on public sites. Most of the content is text, but the images are often important as well. So the part that is delegated to Imgur is a pretty important ...
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Automatically resize images if their file size is too large

I posted this in 2018 here and it was marked as status-deferred. It's almost three years later and this is still an issue on Gardening and Landscaping and any site where photos are used to help ...
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Can editing an image description trigger showing the Markdown diff in suggested edits, as is done with link changes?

I query posts on several sites for missing image descriptions needed for screen reader software. Occasionally, a reviewer rejects it (when using Inline or Side-by-side modes) because they seemingly ...
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Is inserting images now completely dead? [closed]

After 'Browsing' an image, it does seem to upload, and the thumbnail appears (inside the Imgur box), but then 'Adding' returns to the text being edited without the image link being inserted. No markup ...
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Provide image alt text for the flair images on the /election page

Inspired by this question. Currently the user flair on the /election [SO] page has no Alt-atribute. This makes it hard to see which users won an election when images can't be viewed for whatever ...
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Image upload sometime fails silently when upload is attempted quickly after loading the ask question page

Demo (I loaded the ask question page, pasted an image, hit "enter" and the image upload sometime silently failed): This happened to me a few times (Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate + Google ...
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Missing error description failed after image upload attempt

Missing error description after failed image upload attempt (there is a ":" followed by )
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Could we block image only posts?

Admittedly it's uncommon - with maybe 5-6 incidences a month of meta of folks posting a selfie or 3 for no apparent reason, either as a question or an answer. There's no other text on these posts, and ...
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How to fix the visualization of latex equations in dark mode (SO)?

Recently, I was reading a post on SO including LaTex equations, and it happens that in dark mode the visualization of the math is not well implemented... A quick solution would be to change the ...
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Do we really need linked images?

I had posted a question, What is the correct way to insert images to Stack Exchange posts?, where I asked what the correct way to insert images into Stack Exchange posts was. I included the default ...
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What is the correct way to insert images to Stack Exchange posts?

The default code to insert images into Stack Exchange is: [![example image][1]][1] [1]: image-url This creates an image link of the provided image, like: But if you change the code to the ...
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Increase the file size limit for animated GIFs (currently 2 MiB)

Currently, the file size limit for animated GIFs is 2 MiB, the same for still pictures. As a result, users are often posting low-resolution animated GIFs, and waste quite some time trying to make them ...
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Site-specific need for image uploader to paste EXIF exposure information into post along with image URL

(This is a feature request following this Meta Photo-SE post: Is there some way that we can help new users to add EXIF data to their photo?) At Photography Stack Exchange, when posters ask questions ...
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Self hosting of integrated thumbnails for photos on SE sites

I think it'd be a good idea to start including integrated low res thumbnails on images in questions, as at least for the case of my school, Imgur is blocked and half of the sites are just broken image ...
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I am getting the wrong image when uploading a picture

I have just tried to upload an image on Puzzling (although have checked and it is happening in both chat and on other sites) and it generated a link to a picture I have never seen before. It doesn't ...
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Automatically load external images in posts onto Imgur (like GitHub camo) [duplicate]

GitHub uses "camo" (anonymized image URLs) for all external images that appears on GitHub, like when rendered in a README file, in a document, or in issues/pull requests. Using a proxy for ...
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Why is the error message "You need at least 10 reputation to post more ..." not shown during composing a question?

I did create a long question on Stack Overflow which took me about two hours and then I wanted to publish it. Unfortunately it suddenly showed me then, that I am not allowed to post more than eight ...
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Images sometimes are not saved in the Wayback Machine

Images sometimes are not saved in the Wayback Machine. Example: https://web.archive.org/web/20201230113805/https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/161854/roads-classification-in-spain/161855 I ...
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i.imgur converting png to jpg?

I've often uploaded png files to i.imgur to display on Stack Exchange. There has been an issue for some time where it will mess up the smaller m versions making alphas black, but today I'm seeing a ...
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Images section in editing help page contains only "http://" examples

In editing help page, in "Images" section there are few examples with the URL. All the URLs are with the http:// only. When tried those example in the editor we received the "All image ...
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Images from Imgur lose resolution when scaled down

In this Maths Meta SE thread, I noticed that the image linked in my answer was blurry, even though it was being scaled down to a lower resolution. For comparison, check out the images below: The left ...
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Detect attached images of data and direct user to insert as table instead

It feels like there is a plague of people posting screenshots of data in SO questions. Perhaps it would be possible to add a basic classification model to the image upload functionality that alerts ...
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Image not showing up after posting C++ resource.rc code

Here is how the markup code looks like in the post: Posting two linebreaks in HTML fixes the broken image. The final result does not look bad, but there are too many line breaks: Here is my ...
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Built-in (or recommended safe) way to post a link to an image inside a comment? [duplicate]

Screenshots are so useful. Is there a built-in way to upload an image that produces a link that can be shared inside a comment (since images can't be put into comments directly)? If not, what is a ...
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Imgur image processing after uploading an image is slow again

Imgur image processing after uploading an image is slow again: it used to be below 1 second for the past few weeks, and now it is back to over five seconds. Tested on different connections, different ...
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CommonMark regression: image embed exclamation sign syntax broken after <p> tag

I ran into a regression change in the post formatting engine CommonMark. If you try to embed an image using the exclamation sign syntax ![foo][bar] and the paragraph starts with a <p> or <hr&...
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Focus stolen after image paste completed resulting in mistyping and retries

Here's the scenario: Start editing in the Markdown editor (question or answer text). Paste an image from your clipboard with Ctrl+V. The image starts uploading - and can take a while. While ...
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Markdown help page should include information on how to resize images in a post

In all of the communities, there's a similar Markdown help page. I'm in particular interested in the images section. Very often when writing Q&As, especially from mobile, users take advantage of ...
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Is it safe to reuse an image from an older post? [duplicate]

Suppose I made a post which contains an image (which I uploaded the usual way using the uploader in the editor). Many months later, I decide to make another post using the image from the earlier post. ...
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Is data URI in <img> tag not supported?

I'm trying to include inline SVG images into a post but I can't figure out how to make it work. Tried it out in the sandbox, and it looks like data URI doesn't work with PNG either. This is what I ...
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How to find the deleteHash of an inserted image hosted on imgur?

When I edit an answer I have used the toolbar to insert an image, that is hosted on imgur then. As found in this Q&A Imgur delete anonymous upload (Greenshot) there is presented a deleteHash that ...
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Can we allow for pasting of images in the "Report this ad" modal?

When reporting an ad we are served this modal: Which requires an image of the ad in question. The image uploader looks similar to the one being used in posts, with one big disadvantage though. It won'...
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Unable to open images in Cross Validated questions/answers

I'm reading through the following post: A layman understanding of the difference between back-door and front-door adjustment and I'm unable to open the images posted in the answer. We used to be able ...
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Imgur image processing takes too long

Image uploads are slow. It takes at least 6-8 seconds to upload one image (demo: https://youtu.be/laNmsiLhcFY). This is not due to upload speed, but because Imgur processing is slow (in the YouTube ...
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How can I sort answers that comprise at least 1 picture by votes?

I've always loved Math SE's [visualization] tag, and posts like Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain. Some people learn best visually. Other SE's like Math Educators and ...
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Image not shown, image insertion markdown not interpreted

Tried to add an image to an answer of mine, but the image doesn't show in preview and it doesn't show after the question is saved either. Instead of the image, the un-interpreted markdown for the ...
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Images in markdown preview aren't always shown in proper location

Images in markdown preview aren't always shown in proper location. Example: Markdown preview: 1. comes before the image. Actual location after posting/editing: 1. is next to the image
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Can't insert links or images: "Permission denied to access property "apply"" [closed]

For a few days now, I've been unable to insert images or links using the formatting toolbar above the post input textbox. When I press one of these two buttons, I get: Error: Permission denied to ...
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Allow users to edit their post while an image is being uploaded, instead of forcing them to wait until the image is fully uploaded [duplicate]

Since image uploads are slow, it would be convenient to allow users to edit their post while uploading an image. I.e. do the upload + image processing in the background. Currently one has to wait ...
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Two ways of adding images? What is the difference?

The insert image button works like this: [![enter image description here][1]][1] [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/zVL6w.png Display: But this shorter code does the same thing (I couldn't spot a ...
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Why is an uploaded picture still viewable even if I cancelled my post?

I inserted a picture in one of my Stack Exchange accounts to ask a question, but regretted it and copied the picture's link, then closed the ask question page (I didn't publish it). When I inserted ...
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Are there any particular characters or sequences that should never be put in an image description?

Answer(s) to How to upload an image to a post? (found in metaFAQ) explain several reasons why we should replace the default "enter image description here" with something meaningful. Are there any ...
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Who designs the different Stack Exchange site logos?

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this but my motivation for asking this question is the beautiful logo for Aviation Stack Exchange. It is super memorable and I would love to know who ...
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Issue with image alternate text in blog authors page

There is an issue with the <img alt in the Stack Overflow Blog - Authors page. Today when I'm accessing the blog authors page in slow internet connection, I see the image alternate text is ...
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Edit question offline including in particular pictures, title and text

I often prepare a Stack Exchange question when I am offline (for example in a train) with my Emacs and then copy and paste it if I am online again. Now if I include several pictures I have to upload ...

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