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[resolved] Image Captions Not Saving or Displaying (5 posts)

  1. redhumpy
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I upgraded to WordPress 3.4.2 and inserted an image with a caption. The caption was aligned left. I searched forum topics and found a code to put in my style sheet to align the text center, which immediately worked on the single image I had a caption for. However, when I inserted a caption on the next image, the caption won't appear below the image. When I go back in to edit the image, the caption text I entered is not there.

    I tried editing the first image that had a caption still intact, but as soon as I saved it, the caption disappeared and won't save again.

    I tried inserting an image on a different page but had the same result - no caption is saved.

    I tried inserting an image with a fresh upload, rather than from my existing uploaded images, but that didn't help.

    I restored my original style sheet without the edits, but still the same problem.

    I logged out, logged back in - still the same issue!

    And, I tried adding a caption in a different browser, but still no change. It's as if my install lost the ability to add a caption to an image.

    Any ideas as to why I can no longer add a caption to an image on my pages? Where else can I look for clues as to why this occurred, seemingly after adding code to the style sheet to center the caption.

    Your help is appreciated!

  2. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    If you post a link to your site,it will be easier for someone to help you.

  3. redhumpy
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    SUCCESS!

    I believe that when I first successfully inserted the left-aligned caption on the image, I recall that there was a short-code for the image. There is no longer a short code when I view the html.

    I also noticed that some of my images were wrapped in an h2 tag while others weren't. I tried adding a caption to an image farther down the page that was not inside the h2 tag and the caption was successfully added.

    Now I have to figure out why some of the images ended up inside the heading tag while others didn't since I added each the same way.

    Anyway, the captions are working now AND the text is centered below the image. Yay!

  4. ArKid
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Ive also had this problem with images wrapped in divs (imported html via blogger).

    The only solution I found was to go into html editing and delete the wrapping divs. I had tried automatically tweaking the html on wordpress hooks before in order to sanitize it but this was more trouble than it was worth.

  5. trollsyn
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I also encountered this problem with images placed in a function-generated page markup.

    For example I would create a new page and it would generate a <div class="headerImage"> for me. I would insert a media image without caption inside this div and save. Then I would enter an image caption and save - but the caption would disappear after saving.

    The quick solution was to remove the image, and insert it again with the caption already saved.

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