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#21 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:14 pm
by Ian Cooke
Hi David

I can see images 1 and 4 but not 2 and 3 on my Samsung tablet.

You may recall that we corresponded sometime ago about this issue.

Many thanks for your efforts to resolve the problem.

Ian

#22 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:30 pm
by Heuer
Can anyone see the third image? The one after the girl photos and before the engine support. It has a small icon with the word 'image's after it. I.e. this one:
Image

#23 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:28 am
by Gfhug
David, a bit of feedback, all I can see on my Mac is two of the lady and one of Rory's engine stand, no third one or the word image.

Geoff

#24 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:32 am
by Simon P
I cannae see it running Chrome on my PC - a combination which usually opens most things

#25 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:29 am
by Heuer
My suggestion is to use IMGUR - no idea why Postimage is behaving this way on selected posts and help is non existent on Postimage.

#26 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:57 am
by JerryL770
Thanks for all your efforts and time on this David.

I ask for a bit of further clarification:

Presumably you believe this problem is resulting from the way folks add the pictures into their posts rather than how we are viewing posts. So I presume therefore that clicking on that link (P Add image to post) which is just below the box I am now typing into is the Postimage method.

I have no idea as to what is IMGUR ......... though perhaps I would find out with good ole google :geek:

.... or maybe you will enlighten us :salute:

Thanks.

#27 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:19 am
by Heuer
IMGUR is a photo hosting web site similar to Postimage but a lot slicker and allows you to control and organise your ohotos. It has some editing tools as well so you can rotate photos for example. You need to register but other than that it is free and there are no adverts or spam emails.

I can't understand what is happening with those images on Postimage because the later ones display fine. I will keep digging and see if any fix turns up.

#28 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:29 pm
by Series1 Stu
Heuer wrote:
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:30 pm
Can anyone see the third image? The one after the girl photos and before the engine support. It has a small icon with the word 'image's after it. I.e. this one:
Image
I see exactly what you describe.

I get a problem with Postimage in that sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't when posting images. It seems to change its mind about what image size it likes.

Software that lacks the Y chromosome, perhaps?

Regards

#29 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:43 pm
by Heuer
Well it seems to be something to do with Postimage alright. I tried a direct link to Rory's photo: https://s10.postimg.org/hn1glna09/Engin ... ingers.jpg and I get this response:
"This site can’t be reached s10.postimg.org took too long to respond."

I then tried changing the url address to point at postimage.cc rather than postimage.org and it works!
https://s10.postimg.cc/hn1glna09/Engine ... ingers.jpg

Try clicking on both links and see if you get the same. Looks like they changed their web address or are using an alternative. All new posts via Postimage should work correctly and if your old photos do not display try editing your post and change the address to .cc rather than .org

#30 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:53 pm
by mgcjag
Hi David...your first link dosnt load..just sits waiting.....second link loads straight away...Samsung tablet.. Steve

#31 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:47 pm
by Simon P
Ditto - PC and Chrome

#32 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:09 pm
by Heuer
That confirms it Postimage.cc is their new home. The Postimage function still works so continue to use it if you wish. All your previous posted photos will not display unless you change the .org to .cc in the image address.

#33 Re: New Forum Features

Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:52 am
by Geoff Green
Yes, that's it! Changing the .org to .cc fixed one of my photo posts. Now to find all the others... :geek: