en WordPress.com Forums › Support problem uploading pictures Author Posts December 30, 2012 at 7:31 pm #1109425 minpinmomentsMember Whenever I try to upload a photo only words/symbols are shown on my post. This has never happened before. It used to be very simple to upload, but now it is not. The blog I need help with is minpinmoments.com. December 30, 2012 at 7:32 pm #1109501 timethiefMember See http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2009/04/26/images-the-three-link-options/ You ought to be able to upload files in two ways: by going to Media → Add New from your dashboard http://en.support.wordpress.com/media/media-add-new/ or by clicking the new Add Media button right above the editing area of a page or a post. http://en.support.wordpress.com/add-media/ For troubleshooting see http://en.support.wordpress.com/images/troubleshooting-images/ December 30, 2012 at 8:58 pm #1109553 minpinmomentsMember Thanks, I have tried that. For some reason, the new way of uploading photos does not seem to be working. The “uploaded image” is a bunch of words and symbols instead of the selected photo. December 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm #1109606 timethiefMember This thread has bee tagged for Staff support. Please susbcribe to it so you are notified when Staff respond. January 2, 2013 at 6:29 pm #1109663 kathrynwpStaff I’m sorry you’re having trouble uploading photos. Could you please try clearing your cache and cookies and let me know if that does the trick? https://en.support.wordpress.com/browser-issues/ Author Posts The topic ‘problem uploading pictures’ is closed to new replies.