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WP 2.5 Images upload problem (21 posts)

  1. Milquao
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I've just upgraded to 2.5, and to my frustraition the text-editor fails any attempt to upload images to my posts. I get the red text stating that upload failed (sorry, I have norwegian language installed, so I don't know the exact english error msg).

    It seams though, that the images are being uploaded to the server - which does not help mutch for users with no ftp access.

  2. 1stAngel
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I am getting the same thing. Checked my CHMODding and thats correct. It says its an HTTP error.

  3. theotheragentm
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Someone else posted this. It seems to work for me.

  4. tatgirl
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Milquao, I am having the same problem. I spent 30 mins on one post.

  5. ggljohnson
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I just tried to upload an image and got the same message. Clicking the link in the window that opens just brings up the text-editor.

  6. karl19
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Just upgraded a site to 2.5 (from 2.3.3) and also getting the HTTP error mentioned above. Not quite sure what is going wrong, haven't changed any settings.

  7. mikeo75
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/7573

    This will fix that problem I think, but I still can't upload with Firefox on Ubuntu.

  8. ristossi
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    The solution in http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/7573 still doesn't solve the problem in Opera 9.26.

  9. janeycat
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I'm having the same problem with Firefox.
    Should be good once the kinks are ironed out though. :)

  10. pepe-gonzales
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I have updated 25 blogs now with 2.5 and have no problems. Image upload works fine. Did you deleted all old files (except wp-content) and copied the new over to the server? That's what I did.

  11. Soulgirl
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/7573 didn't work for me on latest firefox stable even though I'd done the same installation as pepe-gonzales.

  12. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Keep checking this thread for updates on the problem:
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/164999

  13. Soulgirl
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Bloody hell... it was bad behaviour! And there was me reinstalling a test blog LOL.

    Thanks Otto42!

    Look forward to Bad Behaviours update!

  14. lawvol
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I get a different problem. When I click the insert image button, I get the javascript pop-up, but it is just an empty box -- nothing to input.

    If I do it in HTML, it inserts the image, but then it seems to ignore any image class (such as align right).

    I get the same javascript error (blank box in the visual editor) when I try to insert a link as well.

    Any thoughts?

  15. iamthechosenone
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I had a similar problem with my blog. Was fine until I upgraded to 2.5.
    If you have exhausted all other avenues, I would contact your host. My host (Hostgator) was blocking the upload of images for security. I had to tell them the location of all of my blogs so that they could remove the security feature. This worked perfectly.

    When I was getting the problem I was just getting "http error", but I know some people got "crunching" instead.

    It seems that the server was logging this message: mod_security: Access denied with code 403. Pattern match "^Shockwave Flash" at HEADER("USER-AGENT") [id "***MY ID"][rev "1"] [msg "SpamBot UA"] [severity "CRITICAL"] [hostname "***MY-DOMAIN***"] [uri "/testing/blog/wp-admin/async-upload.php"]

    Hope this helps you guys. I spent hours trying sugegsted fixes. I never would have guessed that it was a security issue with my host. After contacting them it was fixed within the hour.
    At first they argued that it was 3rd party software, but I told them that I had a test blog and I also had blogs on 2 servers and it was the same on all of them. They referred me to their higher level support and they fixed it within an hour.

    Let me know the outcome. dave@isnigh.com

  16. stermercox
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    We use WP for all of our sites. My wife is an artist, so uploading images is critical. After upgrading to 2.5.1 we've had nothing but problems with the Add Media routine. If you go to our site and check out this page: http://stermer-cox.com/?page_id=53 you will notice the difference in the first three images from the rest. Those were made with the new Add Media, all the rest with the old. The code it creates is different; the shading around them thumbnails is different; the thumbnails don't size proportionally (yes, I have it selected to do that); and the alignment part doesn't work correctly. I'm tempted to go back to the older version or to another software package altogether. I like WP, but with these kinds of problems, we may have to go to something else or I'll have to go back to developing our sites ourselves.

  17. parisdreamer
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Even if the problem is on the host side, it shouldn't be happening at all. You shouldn't have to poke around for hours and hours trying to figure out why the application doesn't work properly. We're not the techies!

    What surprises me is that this version has been out a couple months now. I'm just now updating to it. This is a big enough problem that there should be a fix for it that doesn't require calling one's hosting company!

    I should have read the forum before upgrading. I'm seriously thinking of downgrading.

  18. MPA
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I wonder if the problem is due to the way the upgrade was done. I went from 2.3.2 directly to 2.5.1 using the very tedious long method, which required me to manually delete and move files around. I hated it but I wanted to make sure that nothing went wrong, even if I did have to spend 2 hours doing the upgrade.

    For those who are not able to upload your images, did you do the quick 3-step upgrade or, rather, the long way?

    So far, I haven't had any problems with my test posts and image uploads using the tediously long method at upgrading. I'm waiting to see if the other authors of my site will encounter any problems when they do their posts and image uploads. Problems may or may not show up then.

  19. adunate
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    My problem isn't an upgrade - 2.5.1 is the first version I've installed. I have, however, done other blogs using 2.3 so it's not like I'm a complete newbie.

    And I'm still having image upload problems!!!

    In my research, I came across these WordPress instructions:

    "Prerequisite for Uploading Files:
    In order to use all these tools, you have to change the chmod of wp-content folder to 777. If you have not changed permissions in order to write in wp-content folder, you will not be able to use the uploader. If you do not know how to change this value, please read Changing File Permissions."

    What the heck is this? I can't find any chmod in my wp-content folder. And if I do, do I change its name to 777? Can there be a little more explicit direction here?

    Someone above said it right: This shouldn't have to be so complicated. We're not the coders here.

  20. SteffenTh
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    #adunate

    chmod is a unix/linux command used to set file permissions.
    If you have ftp access to your webhost you can use "FlashFXP" to set the permissions remotely. Other programs may support it to.

    Setting permissions using FlashFXP:
    1. Connect to your host
    2. Select target folder
    3. Right click on that folder and choose "Attributes (CHMOD)" from the menu.
    4. check "Write" under group and public, and you will see the number in the Permissions textbox change to "777"

    Hope it helped.

    The wordpress team is not to blame, its quite normal that you have to do this when you need to change/create/delete files on a webhost. It is for security that php/java scripts cant alter your webhost files.

  21. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Posted 6 years ago #

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