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photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:12 pm

Hi,

I have (and my SO) for the last couple of days not been able to see some images posted on photobucket by various people (isinkwe, barreyels etc)

No means of dropping out firefox spam/popup filters (noscript, abp and other anti spam/porn ) seems to have allowed normally (i.e. i have seen them before) pictures from photobucket.

Here is one from the ducklings challenge which i cannot see. Can anyone ?
the sanParks image holder is below..

Image
and truelink
http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y49 ... en1lhy.jpg

perhaps Photobucket have an issues with new images and direct weblinks..

UPDATE

seems open ipad and android browsers aren't affected. must be photobox anti filtering of popups/ads on pc's..


makes finishing the ducklings challenge somewhat difficult... or eight random guesses ???
:cry: :cry:
or use SO's ipad.....
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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by salamanda » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:41 pm

I posted three images in Insect ID this morning which came out OK. Of course, they may no longer be there now . . . .

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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:53 pm

salamanda wrote:I posted three images in Insect ID this morning which came out OK. Of course, they may no longer be there now . . . .

probably not a problem generically
except on our locked down (hopefully) pc's and other MS devices.

an ipad and an anroid tablet see them
but not our 'locked down' pc/laptops...

so please ignore this post unless you have identical problemss...#
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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by BirgitJo » Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:29 pm

Hallo inyanga 1,

I have the same problem. I made a firefox update this week and for me it looks like that is the problem.
When I try it with internet explorer it works, so maybe a problem with the new firfox version :shock: :( :(

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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:46 pm

BirgitJo wrote:Hallo inyanga 1,

I have the same problem. I made a firefox update this week and for me it looks like that is the problem.
When I try it with internet explorer it works, so maybe a problem with the new firfox version :shock: :( :(

Hi
that matches my situation.
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Being i'm quite IT literate i wlil deepen my investigation and revert.

In the mean time if any other forumites have similar pronblem please report details in this thread and I will follow up..

remember we are looking at missing photobucket (only) images not seen on the forums..
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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:49 am

Butterfly ID

I can't see the first pic but the others are fine and I know it was there during the day yesterday.
Another member reports they can't see any of Salamanda's pics on that page.
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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by salamanda » Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:02 am

OK, I updated Firefox yesterday. Firefox 51.0.1 Now my pics have apparently disappeared :roll: . Inyanga 1 I could see your pic on my phone, but not on my computer.

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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:10 pm

Hi
More investigation has shown some images from photobucket links are not working....
and then some do work..

:shock: This looks complicated but will save other people trying to 'fix' a non-problem... :shock:

It appears only to be firefox 51.0.1 both 32bit and 64bit on Windows which was released last week. :evil:
..... With or without add-ons enabled (i.e. it also fails in 'safe mode')

It works on Microsft Edge.

It works with Google Chrome.

it works with Firefox 50.0.1 on Android tablets (the 51.0 update hasn't arrived here yet).

it works with Apple Ipads.

Interestingly :? if you open the image link in a new tab the image comes down from Photobucket correctly but is enclosed in the photobucket web page as per normal (i.e. redirected to a .html page). If you then open the forum page the image appears (from firefox's cache?) but according to firefox the image is of zero size and the 'transferring data from sanparks' message continues.

My conclusions are:-

- If you have uploaded the picture to photobucket and can see them there you're ok. :D

- If the image just shows up as text 'image' and you get the 'transferring data message' the issue is with the browser (Assuming Firefox 51.0.1).

- you can read the posts on MS edge or Google Chrome or on your tablet/ipad until Mozilla fixes FireFox :D

- When posting images use the image attachment and 'inline' option
rather than through a weblink to a sharing site (you can still use the site for your albums and possibly for other 'blogs') :thumbs_up:

(use the guidelines here https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=84859
and https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=92987)
:tongue:

UPDATE 2:

I can confirm that FireFox 50.1 on Windows does not have this problem (but is a little less secure).
It can be downloaded and installed from the middle of this page...
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-older-version-of-firefox
It automatically works out which release you are on (e.g. 51. ) and offers you the previous release (i.e. 50.).


However Firefox may automatically upgrade to 51. straight after installing 50. :wall:

So you have to turn off auto updates BEFORE downloading and installing 50.x
(click on the open menu icon at top right corner
> options > advanced > updates > click on 'never check for updates'
close the options tab... go to the download 50. line in the mozilla page above.. click then run it taking the default options)
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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by salamanda » Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:27 pm

Inyanga 1 thanks for this. Is there some way of informing Firefox of this problem/bug?

If I click on the text 'Image' it goes back to photobucket and tries to open the photo but without success.

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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:36 pm

salamanda wrote:Inyanga 1 thanks for this. Is there some way of informing Firefox of this problem/bug?

If I click on the text 'Image' it goes back to photobucket and tries to open the photo but without success.


see update: section in prior post.

I'm working on reporting it....
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Unread post by salamanda » Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:07 pm

Oh great, Many thanks inyanga 1. :k

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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:21 pm

:oops: FireFox 51.x bug has been reported to Mozilla (wot wrote/write FireFox)
Bug 1334999 - 51.0.1 not loading some photobucket hosted images.

over to Mozilla :pray:
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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by salamanda » Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:06 pm

inyanga 1 wrote::oops: FireFox 51.x bug has been reported to Mozilla (wot wrote/write FireFox)
Bug 1334999 - 51.0.1 not loading some photobucket hosted images.

over to Mozilla :pray:



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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:26 am

inyanga 1 wrote::oops: FireFox 51.x bug has been reported to Mozilla (wot wrote/write FireFox)
Bug 1334999 - 51.0.1 not loading some photobucket hosted images.

over to Mozilla :pray:

:pray: It will be resolved soon!!! :twisted:
It is a real nuisance as one is not able to see large numbers of images in various topics, even some webcams images which have been posted, or vote in topics, as images are not all pulling through !! :wall:
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Re: photobucket images not appearing this week ?

Unread post by Mafuta B » Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:07 am

Mozilla is usually quick.. Probably in the next update a fix will be loaded.
I had issues with photobucket but it was my own firewall that was blocking photobucket... Had to do some settings for myself. I doubt however that is everyone elses issue as our firewalls are big monstrous machines that eat little smurfs for lunch...
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