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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Support showing image in original size in overlay

It would be nice to support showing images in their original size when they where automatically resized because they are too big to fit in a question or answer (Example). I envision it just like in ...
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Image uploads not working on Chrome

When I try to upload an image, I'm presented with the following dialog box, The dialog box does not allow uploading either from my computer or by posting a link. This happens only on Chrome browser (...
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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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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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Upload images by drag-and-drop

Some image hosting sites like Imgur and min.us support image uploading via drag-and-drop in Chrome and Firefox. It would be nice if you could upload an image and add it to your post by dropping it on ...
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Upload image isn't working

^^^^^^ Here is an image. I've just tried to upload the screen shot for this question and I've seen that the upload image from computer doesn't work. It must be fixed. Clicking the image link I ...
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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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Can we get a paste feature added to image uploads in chat?

We've already got it for questions and answers. Let's get it for chat too! Most of my images come from screen captures so this would be really great!
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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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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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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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Link embedded images to their URL

When uploading an image, the markdown inserted should be changed from ![alt text][1] ..to.. <a href="http://i.stack.imgur.com/vwxyz.png">![alt text][1]</a> This will be most helpful ...
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Uploading an image from the web can leave paste broken in editor

While reuploading a bunch of old ImageShack images to imgur, I noticed something funny: sometimes, after uploading an image from the web, I would no longer be able to paste anything into the edit box. ...
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Image uploads from the editor strip preceding line breaks

Recently, using the image uploader in the post editor has starting stripping preceding line breaks; placing the image directly after any previous text instead of at the current cursor position. This ...
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Automatically resize high-resolution screenshots

On a modern Apple device with a high-resolution screen, if I take a screenshot of a window, this is what I get: As you can see, when the image is displayed normally, it's too big. Because my screen ...
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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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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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App image uploader replaces previously-uploaded image Markdown with most recently-uploaded image URL

When using the Stack Exchange App for Android, I encountered a problem when uploading multiple images to the same post. After uploading a single image, the image Markdown is inserted normally, e.g.: ...
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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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“framing is not allowed” error when uploading gif file [duplicate]

I was trying to upload a gif file (4MB) into a post. I get the following error: For security reasons, framing is not allowed. Click OK to remove the frames. See this gif screenshot (click here if ...
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Upload image not working after providing wrong URL

Drag and drop or click here to upload your image area is not working if error message is shown. If I try to add an image into a post and provide a wrong URL(not intentionally) which is not in the ...
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Can a user with 20-100 reputation still upload a picture into chat? [possible bug]

I've just realized that until 100 reputation you don't get the upload image option in chat: Link Here So that just means that the Upload Image button isn't there until you have 100 rep. What ...
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Not specifying an image to upload gives misleading “format is not supported” error

I went to upload an image for a question. I clicked on upload without specifying a file and it stated: "Failed to upload image; the format is not supported." I find that misleading because no ...
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Posting images in chat using drag and drop

I think it will be a good idea if there is a drag and drop image posting in chat. User needs to follow many steps to upload an image using upload button.
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Image Upload Improvement Request: Reduce Clicks Required to Link Images

Can the "Insert an image" dialog be improved by automatically focusing in the upload-url input field when "from the web" is clicked? As it stands now, "from the web" must be clicked, followed by a ...
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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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The maximum image size 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:
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add support for pasting images [duplicate]

I was very happy to learn that you had added support for directly uploading images to imgur. However, I would like to see this taken one step further, if it is even possible. Today, if I want to ...
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How to upload diagrams on iPhone 4s

I am currently using Stack Exchange using Safari on my iPhone 4s. How can I upload a diagram to this site from the camera roll?
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“image_mime_type must be set” when posting an image on the Android app

When I try to insert an image in my post, this message appears at the top of the SE app: image_mime_type must be set What does it mean and why does that message appear? SE version: 1.0.85 Android ...
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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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Uploading large images to Imgur is failing with a “500 (Internal Server Error)”

It appears that uploading large images (over ~4MB) will fail to upload and all you can see in the console is a 500 (Internal Server Error). GET https://meta.stackexchange.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/...
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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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Tapping Enter in image uploader cause the edit to be submitted

Tapping Enter when adding image via URL in mobile web leads to submitting a post instead of adding an image. Steps to reproduce: Switch to mobile web. Open already existing post for edit (for ...
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Some images shown outside of preview rectange

Some images shown outside of preview rectange before uploading, eg:
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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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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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Switch to the old image uploader if “Disable Responsiveness” button is enabled

As of yesterday, a new image uploader has been introduced. This new uploader, while fitting in with the principles of responsive design, is causing quite a few glitches in a lot of different platforms....
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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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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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Has pasting images directly into the upload box been dropped? Or is it just me?

Very recently (May 2014) it was possible to paste images directly from the clipboard into the SE "add an image" dialog. I'm not sure when this feature was added but it was probably after this question ...
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Marvelous new keyboard-friendly image uploader has some issues

First, let me state that I love the new image uploader. I can now paste screenshots with CTRL-G, Enter, type the first letters of my image, arrow keys to adjust, Enter to exit the dialog, Tab to the "...
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Profile pictures uploaded from computer still (sometimes) get a black background

The black avatar image background bug that "Alan at IMGUR" (via Geoff Dalgas) said was fixed last March isn't. Apparently, however, whether or not it gets triggered depends on the exact method used ...
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Can we make imgur-resized pictures default to linking to the full image?

I already know about using s, m, or l at the end of my Imgur link to generate a thumbnail. Almost always when I do this, I want the thumbnail to link to the original image, so all my images end up ...
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Adding large images to posts fails silently [duplicate]

Attempting to add a large (15MB) image to a post fails with no error message. When I try to drag and drop the image into the "Add a picture" dialog, it just stays uploading forever. In Chrome's ...
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How to add images to my SE questions [duplicate]

How can I add images taken from my device (an Android phone) to my questions on Stack Exchange? Whenever I try to upload one it says image_mime_type must be set. I haven't learned JS, so I don't ...
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“Upload Image” dialog should focus “Upload” button after an image is selected

When this dialogue comes up, after the user is done selecting an image, is it possible to have the "Upload" button in focus? For those of us who close the preceding OS file selection dialog by hitting ...
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Unable to upload a PNG to include in a post from local computer

It would seem it is not currently possible to upload a PNG image from my local file system: This happens when I try to upload any PNG. I just had to first upload to ImageShack and then upload to ...
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Image uploader is not usable with the keyboard

How can I upload an image with the keyboard? There's a keyboard shortcut Ctrl+G, but it brings up a pop-up that's decidedly keyboard-hostile. Most key presses keep being sent to the editor widget: ...
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CSRF token fkey does not do anything for Add Image 'From the web'

Looking at this question, it seems fkey is a token to prevent other people from automating actions from a remote webpage. The frame where the token exists is from the Upload Image dialog. I did a ...