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Questions tagged [imgur]

for questions about the official use of Imgur's service to handle image uploads for Stack Exchange.

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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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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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i.stack.imgur seems to be down [duplicate]

All images loaded through the Stack Exchange Imgur API seem to be not working (and the webpage doesn't load either): When I go to the actual image link I get: imgur.com still works.
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Failed to upload an image, “An error occurred at imgur” [duplicate]

Currently I'm unable to upload an image to anywhere on site: e.g. posts or chat. Is this problem with Imgur?
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PNG does not display correctly when requesting medium resizing [duplicate]

I've just used the image on the Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrogen-SpinFlip.svg in an answer. If I use the "image implanter" (whatever the imgur utility is called) to show the ...
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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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Community Ads 2018 don't allow dynamic images anymore

Trying to repost that great dynamic community ad (I forget whom to credit for it) I get: Why this restriction? Can we please have dynamic ads back? (I seem to remember that there are few others.)
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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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Does the Imgur hack affect Stack Exchange users?

Quoting from the Engadget article, Image-sharing site Imgur was hacked in 2014: Imgur, a popular picture-sharing site, revealed today [November 24] that it suffered a data breach in 2014, ...
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Unable to translate error message when post contains a non-https image

If you place the following code into the post body: [![text][1]][1] [1]: http://1 you will see an error message: Text of this message is not available to translate via Transifex. All image ...
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Cropped avatar is shown in full but distorted in the users page

I have chosen to crop my gravatar. It should—and does, in most places—appear like this: As you can see, that's how it's shown under this very question. However, in the Users page (linking to U&...
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Sizing suffixes on uploads broken

Traditionally we could easily resize an image by adding a s,m or l at the end of a filename after uploading it via the image uploader. That doesn't seem to work any more. I've tested it on Q&A as ...
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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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Resizing user icon on the server side in users page

Today I noticed that a user's page shows a lot of user icons scaled from the very biggest ones. E.g. rene's icon original size is 652'832 bytes, but actually it's scaled from 512 pixels × 512&...
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Are moderators allowed to use Imgur for screenshots of PII?

Sometimes it is useful to show certain PII (Personally identifiable information) to other moderators when asking them for help. The most common case would be asking for help when dealing with sock ...
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Does data explorer give access to the markdown version of post? (photobucket issue)

Photobucket has gone bad, so I've a number of old posts across the network which have broken images as I made them prior to the imgur deal. The internal search doesn't work - "user:me photobucket" ...
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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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Detailed info on Imgur's automatic image resizing service?

I searched for a few posts and they mentioned tweaking image URLs to let Imgur resize images automatically, and here's the info I've known by far. 4 available suffices, lmsh l is for large, ...
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Preserve image transparency when resizing images

Whenever an image is resized on Stack Exchange using URL modifiers, any transparent elements or backgrounds will be lost in the conversion. Exactly how the missing transparency is handled can vary ...
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Is it allowed to use Imgur's (imgur.com) open image upload instead of SE's own Imgur account (stack.imgur.com)?

I've used my own Imgur account for embedding images to questions and answers because for account owners images up to 5 MB aren't compressed. Stack Exhange's Imgur account doesn't allow uploading ...
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Images from stack.imgur.com are not displaying

Few images from https://i.stack.imgur.com are not displaying. For an example: This answer contains two images from stack.imgur. One image is displaying properly the other one is not displaying. This ...
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Images that are on the Imgur server can not be viewed [duplicate]

Here in my company there is a policy that limits me to seeing certain websites, which, to a certain extent, I agree with. Unfortunately, images that are on the Imgur domain (including https://i.stack....
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How does Stack Exchange use Imgur for profile photos?

I can see that the link to my profile image is https://i.stack.imgur.com/M5UJS.jpg?s=48&g=1. I have not seen this to be a public feature of Imgurs API as you have to at least sign up on Imgur ...
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Does profanity in URLs get flagged in any way?

I just uploaded an image using the Imgur Stack Exchange uploader. The URL it provided for the image contains a swear word. Does this get automatically flagged? Should I reupload? In addition, should ...
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The images on the stack snippets blog post are broken [duplicate]

On this Stack Overflow blog post about stack snippets, none of the images show up for me. Several others say the same. I can still click the broken image links and they open on imgur normally. The ...
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imgur over ssl: Connection refused

Currently imgur fails to serve images over ssl: > LANG=C curl -v https://i.stack.imgur.com/yurfY.png * Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache * Trying 54.197.236.143... * connect to 54.197.236.143 ...
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Images posting from Stack Exchange Android app displaying huge thumbnail in the desktop view

When posting a bug or feature-request with the screenshot/image using the Image uploader from the Stack Exchange Android app, the image is looking fine in the app preview. But when viewing the same ...
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What's the official stance on the bounty ad?

Github repo of ad in question, link to ad on codegolf.se, and link to ad on scifi & fantasy.se. This ad has been used more or less widely around the network. For those who don't know, it's an ad ...
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How is Stack's imgur gallery usage distributed across the sites in the network?

I just found out from this question (thanks, Shane!) that Stack's imgur namespace is still less than 1% allocated, with about 6.7M image IDs registered out of ~916B. This naturally leads me to wonder:...
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Since imgur is down is there an alternative?

imgur uploading is currently off-line: Intermittent Failed to upload image; imgur is rejecting the request Many answers are rather dependent on being able to include images; is there an alternative ...
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Imgur issues in questions and rejecting upload [duplicate]

I've noticed a few questions today with images across multiple site (auto mechanics and GD.SE) haven't been loading in the questions and per discussion with a few other members they've experienced the ...
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How much of Stack's imgur image-ID space has been consumed?

Images posted to Stack's imgur space have the following URL structure: https://i.stack.imgur.com/Apnr6.png This implies to me that images stored there have a five-character ID, with at least 62 ...
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Intermittent Failed to upload image; imgur is rejecting the request

Just now when trying to upload an image with the image uploader I'm greeted intermittently with the following error: Failed to upload image; imgur is rejecting the request That error comes from ...
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Why are the requirement for imgur hosted images being enforced this year? (2017 Community Promotion Ads)

In the past, despite being listed as a requirement, it's been possible to use images hosted outside of imgur. This allowed for all sorts of neat dynamic imagery. However, this year, any such plans of ...
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Uploaded animated GIFs suddenly lose animation

I post a majority of my answers to GameDev. Due to the context of my answers, I often create small diagrams or animations to help other users. Today, I noticed that an animated GIF I uploaded was not ...
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Imgur image removal request being ignored… Stack Exchange help unanswered [duplicate]

I requested Imgur to remove a copyrighted image on the Imgur website which was originally posted on Math Stack Exchange. This request has been ignored for a long time now. This image has been removed ...
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How is the roll-out of HTTPS images going?

Today I noticed (over on Crypto.SE, reproduced here on MSE) that when I upload pictures, the imgur links that are automatically inserted into the post now use https://i.stack.imgur.com/ instead of ...
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Why is image downloading instead of just expanding?

The SO question hide and show jquery - DOES NOT WORK But works fine with fiddle contains two images. There's an image of the form in the web page, and clicking on it links to a new page, which shows ...
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Imgur is blocked by my internet provider. Is there another way to view pictures in posts? [duplicate]

Since the first time I joined SE, I liked the site, but I couldn't see any of the pictures in posts because my Internet provider blocks Imgur as a restricted area. Is there another way to see the ...
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If I use an imgur image in a comment, may the link break at some point in the future?

I expect that imgur images in an answer or question not to disappear (since avoiding 404 images is one of the main reasons behind using imgur). If I use an imgur image (i.stack.imgur.com/…) in a ...
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Why do stack.imgur images break https? [duplicate]

I find this a bit weird. Suppose I try to load StackOverflow over https: I get a nice green padlock of feel-good browser feeling that my web browsing is secure. However, if I start to navigate the ...
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SE API should handle 302 Found on image upload

This is the follow-up of Failed to upload image; the format is not supported which is related to the problem, when certain images can't be uploaded when pasting their URL into the Image section (...
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Failed to upload image; the format is not supported

The following image URL fails to upload via Link from the web: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jep/images/3336451.0007.104-00000002.gif The URL doesn't contain spaces as described here. Other URLs: ...
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Images for Area51 proposal community promotion on imgur.com?

For each proposal on Area51, a promotional image is automatically generated and it shows the current state, e.g. number of followers/supporters or comitted. Example: They’re obviously useful for ...
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Making a better image uploader

For those who don't know me, I'm a product designer here at Stack Overflow. Currently I'm working on a project called Teams (for more information about Teams and other projects, read Tim's post on ...
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Some Users Profile Images not appearing [duplicate]

There are a lot of images not visible to me. My Own Profile Ian Alex Jolig abramlimpin The issue is actually very weird. The images are appearing on a machine but not on another. Both have ...
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Have uploaded images in questions and answers shown through HTTPS like in chat

I have recently noticed (mostly because I have turned on Strict HTTPS in my browser so that it does not allow mixed content on HTTPS pages) that when one uploads an image to a question or answer using ...
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Do images in deleted answers stick around forever? [duplicate]

Do images in deleted answers stick around forever? I think I already know the answer and I think this is a dumb and/or obvious question but I just want to make sure. I have an answer with SE-...
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Support Imgur URLs that aren't the image source

Currently, if you insert an imgur URL like this: http://imgur.com/C5o9sLE it says it can't do anything: So I have to manually change the url to this: http://i.imgur.com/C5o9sLE.png which is ...
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Images from imgur fail over ssl

When loading TeX.SX over TLS (e.g. Force equal hinting when combining symbols) with HTTPS Everywhere, images are not displayed. Firefox shows this error (e.g. for https://i.stack.imgur.com/k1rDN.png):...