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The component of the SE post editor that allows users to upload images to i.stack.imgur.com and display them in the post.

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Given an imgur image URL, can one see which user uploaded it, and if so, how?

Given an imgur image URL (e.g., https://i.stack.imgur.com/ZZRVq.png, I uploaded it just for the example), can one see which user uploaded it, and if so, how?
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An error occurred in the server after trying to upload an image that I downloaded from Reddit

I use Chrome on a Google pixel 6 with Android 11. When I download an image via the Reddit application and try to upload to a Stack Exchange post, I get this error message: Demo: https://youtube.com/...
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Pasting from Microsoft Excel defaults to pasting an image via the Uploader™ [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a markdown table in Microsoft Excel, I copied multiple rows then went to paste the text into a post, and I get this result: Whereas I'd have expected the table to have been pasted ...
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The chat image upload "from the web" is broken for sites that use the new R3 Let's Encrypt SSL certificate

Let's Encrypt expired their X3 root certificate and started issuing certificates with their R3 root certificate at the end of September. The image uploader in chat offers an option to provide an url ...
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Not enough horizontal space for image uploader on some localized sites

For instance, on Stack Overflow in Spanish as well as on Stack Overflow in Russian there's not enough horizontal space for the image uploader in responsive design on my phone:
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Unable to position my cursor by mouse inside the image textboxes in the Answer section in the Firefox browser

In the Mozilla Firefox browser, I'm unable to position my cursor by mouse inside the image textboxes in the Answer section. If I want to modify any text, I can only use the keyboard. GIF image for the ...
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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 I upload an audio file? [duplicate]

Not sure where else to ask. There is no help or support forum? Anyways, is it possible to upload an audio file, or how can I create a link to my machine, or is there a website to upload it to and then ...
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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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Typo in "An error occured when uploading the image". occured -> occurred

When an image upload fails, there is a typo in the error message: Zoomed-in version:
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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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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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"Max 2 MiB" and "Provide a link from the web" strings overlap in the profile-pic uploader on SO in Russian

On SO in Russian, the "Max 2 MiB" and "Provide a link from the web" strings overlap in the profile-picture uploader: And when actually uploading the picture. It's fine on SO in ...
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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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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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Different syntax for uploaded image between full and mobile web

I just noticed that if I upload image via full web editor it looks like the following in code: I.e. description with a link to the separate link list at the end of message body. But if I use mobile ...
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Image uploader close button is not responding on election nomination page [duplicate]

In the election nomination page, the image uploader section have the old UI. The close icon on the page is not responding, so unable to close the uploader page. Screenshot for reference: ...
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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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Close button in image upload dialog is not tabbable and does nothing on user profile and in tag wikis

When editing a profile’s “About me” section, or a tag wiki, and hitting CtrlG, or clicking the “Image” button from the formatting bar to insert an image, the Imgur upload modal dialog will appear. The ...
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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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Failed to upload image; couldn't reach imgur (2020 edition)

I'm unable to upload any image due to the following error: Failed to upload image; couldn't reach imgur https://imgur.com/ itself looks working. And I can upload image via their site. So here's ...
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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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Alignment of text when adding an image is off on responsive site

When drafting my latest question on my mobile I saw the following when inserting an image: The "powered by imgur" text appears to be aligned with the wrong border.
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Image upload and hyperlink tools fail to generate markdown until you type something into the text editor

The image upload and hyperlink tools in the markdown toolbar don't seem to be uploading images/posting link markdown until something is entered into the text editor. The failure for the image uploader ...
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"Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MB)." vs. "(max 2MiB)"

Contradictory disclosed max size for images: 2 MB != 2 MiB.
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Improve error message when submitting an edit while an image is uploading

When you click 'Save Edits' while an image upload is still processing, an error message is partially visible under the uploader: Body is missing. Is it possible to improve the visibility of the ...
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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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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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why cant a publicly accessible image not be posted when I press fetch image [closed]

I wanted to post an image link in this thread how to use recovery usb created by hp recovery tool to re install windows 10 since my image of BIOS boot options of my laptop was taken from a camera its ...
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screenshots from snipping tool should be saved in what format so that google drive links can be fetched as image in stackexchange sites

I keep facing a lot of problems on my systems. So I keep posting on stack exchange sites. I take a lot of screenshots from snipping tool for example this one https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/...
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Allow edit to be continued during imgur's image load

Can we have a functionality that will insert corresponding line immediately: [![enter image description here][1]][1] and allow us to continue editing of a question or an answer while actual image ...
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Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader are always placed at the end of the question

Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader are always placed at the end of the question, instead of being placed where the cursor was when clicking on the "add ...
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Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable

The images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable. Example of non-clickable images: Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the ...
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Automatically add attribution when uploading an image from a link

Users (including me) often forget to add attribution when uploading/linking an information. I'm not sure if it's 99% as this feature request claims, but it certainly happens less than half of the time....
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When copy-pasting images from the clipboard, automatically reduce image size to below the 2 MB requirement

The copy-paste feature is great (and I think was only implemented recently). I wonder though if it could be further improved by also automatically reducing the size of the image if the image is above ...
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The maximum image size that one can upload is 2 MiB, not 2 MB

The maximum image size one can upload is 2 MiB, not 2 MB, unlike what is stated: The issue was fixed on ~Aug 3 '15 but came back (and I cannot remove the status-completed tag, hence this new question)...
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Sign up started from mobile web doesn’t allow to upload the profile picture

Actually there’s no mobile view Sign Up page, but if you started sign up process from mobile version of site there’s no option to upload the profile picture. It looks weird. Just spot the difference: ...
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Is inserting images broken?

I was trying to edit a fresh user's post to include the image in the post. So I clicked on edit, then at the appropriate position CTRL-G, switched to "paste" and inserted https://i.imgur.com/lT8q3Ks....
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Can't upload image in Stack Exchange iOS app

When I try to upload an image in the Stack Exchange iOS app, I'm getting this error: Request failed An unknown error occurred. Please try again in a few minutes. I've already tried: Logging in and ...
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How to add multiple images/photos to a question

I am member at different Stack Exchange communities; especially Signal Processing and Stack Overflow, but one thing I find difficult is that if I want to add/attach more than one photo/image/snapshot ...
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Unable to upload image via Android app

I'm unable to upload any image using the SE Android app. Screenshot with error is uploaded via web form. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: LGE Device Model: LM-G710 OS Version: 8.0.0 (...
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Imgur notice overlaps the upload popup's border

On the insert image, the popup Imgur notice overlaps the upload popup's border for small screens (the image is taken on desktop Firefox with a narrow window, but the issue is also affects ruSO on my ...
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Photo upload on iOS app in gardening exchange fails most of the time

App fails to upload the files most of the time, I've seen some incidents succeed also, but very rarely. Screenshot for details
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Uploader in Chat doesn't use HTTPS

In the uploader in Chat, when putting an image on Stack Imgur from the web, it doesn't make the link it puts in the message use HTTPS. Here is an example of the uploader doing this. This should be ...
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Edit your profile page still uses old image uploader

Update: Turns out this was previously reported in an answer. When going to /users/edit/{UserID} on any site it still uses the old image uploader in the editor. Is this a bug? Is it intentional? Can ...
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What is exactly displayed on the upload progress indicator?

After updating the image upload dialog I can't actually understand what is exactly displayed on the image upload indicator. For me it looks like some randomly distributed points on the rotated ...
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Having suggestions when an image is too large to reduce size

Imagine this. You're uploading an image and then you get this error: Your image is too large and you don't know what to do. How about below adding some suggestions on what to do? I personally use ...
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