Images not displayed in media library or on blog

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  • #1656198

    ianhutson
    Member

    Hi – suddenly today I cannot see the images already uploaded to my blog, just “broken image” markers in the library and alternative text on the blog itself. Attempting to upload images fails similarly. I have changed nothing. Anyone got any ideas please?

    The blog I need help with is dieselelectricelephant.wordpress.com.

    #1656265

    I have same problem today, if I go to the image library I cannot see any images, and I am unable to upload new images. But I can still see the ones in my blog. Any ideas?

    #1656266

    stephenhip
    Member

    Following my early ‘flag’ I’m now getting similar problems on my media library
    https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/having-problems-downloading-images?replies=1

    #1656341

    ianhutson
    Member

    Blogger.com is starting to look more attractive… images still not displaying on blog, in library and cannot be uploaded.

    #1656342

    timethief
    Member

    I see images all over this blog http://dieselelectricelephant.wordpress.com/
    There’s an issue with blogs being duplicated that Staff are aware of and will help with. I have tagged this thread for their attention. Subscribe to thread and wait patiently for Staff to assist please.

    #1656343

    raincoaster
    Member

    What browser and version are you each using? There have been some reported issues with images and specifically buttons not working.

    There is also the largest DDoS attack in history going on right now against Cloudflare, which might affect your blogs if you use Cloudflare or if WP and Cloudflare share the same image servers.

    I have flagged this as a bug and also alerted staff.

    #1656348

    ianhutson
    Member

    Many thanks, I suspect now that the problem may be within browser Firefox [27.0.1] which updated yesterday (heck of a coincidence). WordPress library images show, albeit slowly in Opera – their slowness there may be caused by the DDoS attack confusing the issue.

    The blog is a completely vanilla installation using only the basics – as in, I have no idea if third party image repositories are being used, I ain’t using ’em deliberately. Ditto the browsers, no fancy settings or changes, absolutely out of the box.

    Many thanks, I seriously appreciate your support.

    #1656349

    timethief
    Member

    I am using Firefox 27 and like I said above I see images – no problem.

    #1656350

    timethief
    Member

    The blog is a completely vanilla installation using only the basics – as in, I have no idea if third party image repositories are being used, I ain’t using ’em deliberately. Ditto the browsers, no fancy settings or changes, absolutely out of the box.

    Then you are posting to the wrong support forum. . WordPress.com and WordPress.org are completely separate, have different log-ins and run different versions of themes with same names. http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    We provide support only for free hosted WordPress.COM blogs and not for WordPress.org software installs. If you don’t have a username account at WordPress.ORG click http://wordpress.org/support/ and register one on the top right hand corner of the page that opens, so you can post to the support forums there and receive advice from WordPress.ORG bloggers.

    #1656351

    timethief
    Member

    @adventureincroatia
    I likewise see images on your blog

    @stephenhip
    I answered your other thread.

    #1656352

    ianhutson
    Member

    This IS on the wordpress.COM blog site. My sincere apologies for being a civilian and not knowing the correct terminology. Good grief.

    #1656353

    timethief
    Member

    @ianhutson
    okey dokey because I see images using Firefox 27 all over
    http://dieselelectricelephant.wordpress.com/

    #1656354

    raincoaster
    Member

    dieselelectricelephant.com does not load for me at all. http://dieselelectricelephant.wordpress.com/ loads very quickly and with all images in place. I’m also on FF.

    #1656355

    ianhutson
    Member

    Many thanks for checking then chaps, I guess that the Firefox update is a red herring then and not part of the problem. May well be down to the denial of service attack mentioned by Timethief.

    Talking of time, I do apprreciate yours, thank you.

    #1656365

    moraymc
    Member

    Experiencing same problem and I’m using Chrome. Broken links appearing instead of images (for images previously uploaded to Media Library)

    #1656367

    timethief
    Member

    @moraymc
    And the URL of the blog in question staring with http:// is ____________?

    #1656373

    moraymc
    Member

    Was only affecting some images, not all. Now seems to be working again. Possibly intermittent issue as has been suggested.
    moraymc.wordpress.com

    #1656374

    timethief
    Member

    @moraymc
    Thanks for the URL http://moraymc.wordpress.com and it’s good to know your issue is resolved. To link your username to your blog see here > http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/2007/10/06/link-your-username-to-your-blog/

    #1656398

    ameliacurzon
    Member

    Hi,
    I have the same problem. I thought it was fixed, but it came back again.
    Images are disappearing.
    My latest post, which is in draft form, won’t show always the image I have put up. Either in the draft or the preview.
    When I go to Media Library, all images in the library have blanked out, there is a small white box instead for each image, and it contains only the image title.
    Random images on my blog are also disappearing. Some come back temporarily, some don’t.
    When I go to my reader, I can only see a few of the images from other blogs, too. Most are blanked out in the same way. I don’t know if this means it is something I have done or they are experiencing the same problem.
    Any help at all anyone can give me would be really appreciated.
    This is the link to my blog http://mungaiandthegoaconstrictor.me/
    Theme: Sunspot

    #1656493

    Hi there,

    When I visit your site and media library, all images are displaying for me as they should.

    When I go to my reader, I can only see a few of the images from other blogs, too. Most are blanked out in the same way. I don’t know if this means it is something I have done or they are experiencing the same problem.

    I’m wondering if your network speed may be an issue here? Have you tried accessing your site (and the reader) from a different network, or possibly try a different browser or computer to see if that clears up your issues?

    If not, let me know and I will be happy to take a closer look.

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