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[resolved] Broken Images on Media Uploader (3 posts)

  1. esmith93
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Hey,

    I am trying to upload new images onto my site via the media tab. The images upload seemingly fine but then appear as broken images - a plain white image with a small square in the middle with a line through it. Here's a link to what comes up on the preview, im not sure if this will show to other people but i'm going to try anyway; http://www.zondo.co.uk/?attachment_id=2297

    As far as i am aware I have not done anything new to the site recently that may have caused this.
    I have also already searched the support forums to find a solution as there are many similar looking posts but none of their solutions seem to fit my problem.

    Any help would be much appreciated, and thank you in advance.

  2. Dave Naylor
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    I think it's because of a special character issue in the image file name. There's a % symbol in there.

    For file names, to keep things simple and uniform, alpha-numeric characters only (a-z,0-9), all lower case and no special characters (~/"%;> etc). Also, NO SPACES!!!, a particular bugbear of mine. :)

  3. esmith93
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Yay!! Thank you very much it works now. Such a simple solution. You are a star, thanks :)

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