Questions tagged [uploader]

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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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PDF upload silently fails

I dunno since when, but upload of PDF images fails, this hurts especially on tex.SE. Could this be an effect of an updated /etc/ImageMagick-6/policy.xml on the imgur server? At least on my Ubuntu 18....
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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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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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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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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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Let us define a custom link when uploading images

When I upload an image via the editor dialog, it automatically links back to itself. I would like the option to specify custom URL instead, which it would link to, e.g. by adding a textbox in the ...
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Could image description be input in the Add Image dialog box while uploading images?

When uploading an image, could there be a field to input the caption inside the dialog box? This could work so that as the user waits for the file to upload, he could be typing the caption. Then ...
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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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Not enough space or text is aligned incorrectly in Image upload? [closed]

I have noticed that the text to upload your image (max 2 MiB) is not getting enough space to fit in the image upload box. In short, you can say, It is not aligned correctly. Here is an image: ...
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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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Editor improvements for images and links

We are launching some editor improvements today. These improvements are required as a part of our responsive design efforts, but we think they are generally useful in any case. So we are making them ...
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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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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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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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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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“browse…” button has no hover effect

In chat, when you upload pictures, the "upload button" does not have a hover effect like the "upload" and "cancel" buttons do. Here is what I mean: However, with the other buttons, they have a ...
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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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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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Unable to upload an image or even close upload popup when responsive design is on

When responsiveness is enabled on the site, I can’t upload or even close the image upload dialog due to unscallable nature of the upload popup. Here’s the screenshot: “Add image” and “close” ...
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How is the new image uploader supposed to look?

This is how everyone else's screenshots look here: This is how it looks for me: I have tested it on the latest Firefox on Windows 10, the latest Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04, and on an extremely old ...
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Image upload dialog is not responsive, rendering it unusable on mobile

The image upload dialog looks like this on mobile: Adding the image works, but it's not possible to click the add picture button.
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Sizing images in posts - original size in link

So, recently (not entirely sure when... something in the last 2 years) the code for images was changed, so that they could be viewed in a new window, by clicking on the image. [![enter image ...
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No option to upload image from URL anymore

In the old image uploader (which opened as dialog) there used to be "Upload from web/URL" option. Now in the new uploader embedded inside the editor, such option does not exist: Can this please ...
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Extra square bracket ([) when uploading image

I was making a post on the gamedev meta and after I posted it I noticed that between the Header and the image I first uploaded there was a trailing [ and I went to edit the post and remove it, only... ...
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Where is the “provide a link from the web” for image uploads gone? [duplicate]

Previously, I could give links to images on the web and they would be uploaded as shown in the old UI screenshots in this answer: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/75498/200117 However as of 2018-11-8,...
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With the new Imgur upload how do I upload from a URL? [duplicate]

I want to take an image address from online and put the picture into my Stack Exchange answer. I used to be able to paste the image URL and it would be uploaded to Imgur and inserted into my ...
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The browser closes by itself while uploading an image

When I try to upload an image to my question on any Stack Exchange website, my browser simply just, closes all by itself. I usually lose all of my work, and all of my tabs are gone. It's very odd why ...
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Stack Overflow's new image uploader does not work on Mac Safari

Stack Overflow's new image uploader does not work on Mac Safari Version 12.0.1 (12606.2.104.1.2). I cannot drag and drop nor select from a list. It works fine using Firefox, Chrome and Opera. This ...
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Powered by (Imgur)?

Imgur logo is not visible on some sites when image upload dialog is open. E.g. here on MSE is visible: But not visible on SO: