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Lots of photos do load but some do not for me. For example, the pics of bensbites handles is just a long blank post. Same with some but not all of the "show me your new knife" posts. And I cannot view any videos at all in the forum. This is on my Samsung Galaxy S8 phone. Everything loads and looks fine on a windows computer. Just thought I would mention this. Not a huge problem. Maybe it's my phone.
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Drewski wrote: Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:33 am Lots of photos do load but some do not for me. For example, the pics of bensbites handles is just a long blank post. Same with some but not all of the "show me your new knife" posts. And I cannot view any videos at all in the forum. This is on my Samsung Galaxy S8 phone. Everything loads and looks fine on a windows computer. Just thought I would mention this. Not a huge problem. Maybe it's my phone.
Oh...while I have zero control over the forum, I clearly have an interest in my handles being able to show up. I tend to post on Instagram, then post that link here, I had no idea this was happening.

Let’s try this... imgr hosting
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Bensbites wrote: Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:38 am
Drewski wrote: Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:33 am Lots of photos do load but some do not for me. For example, the pics of bensbites handles is just a long blank post. Same with some but not all of the "show me your new knife" posts. And I cannot view any videos at all in the forum. This is on my Samsung Galaxy S8 phone. Everything loads and looks fine on a windows computer. Just thought I would mention this. Not a huge problem. Maybe it's my phone.
Oh...while I have zero control over the forum, I clearly have an interest in my handles being able to show up. I tend to post on Instagram, then post that link here, I had no idea this was happening.

Let’s try this... imgr hosting
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Instagram hosting.

Thanks Ben! The imgr one is viewable on my phone, not the Instagram one. And the issue is not a lack of an Instagram account. Both pictures of course show up on my windows laptop. Thanks for the concern. Gorgeous work!
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Thank you for the compliment.

Very interesting. I appreciate the feedback.
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Instagram is a bit spotty sometimes for me. Chrome Mobile on Android 7.0 on a G5 doesn't resize them well, though I do usually load the gallery. The image tags always works for me, from Imgur, TinyPic, or whoever.
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If its some of your images, then the problem is with the images. Is there direct linking capability on the webpage they are hosted?
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I don't like dredging up old threads, but has anyone figured out why some of us can't view certain images? In the examples above, I can't see the Instagram-posted images. In a new thread "Masakage Yuki vs. Yoshimi Hino" (https://www.chefknivestogoforums.com/vi ... 80#p125680) I cannot see the image posted by Mark.

I thought maybe it was some sort of conflict with AdBlockPlus, but turning that off made no difference.

Any ideas?
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Yeah, some don't show up for me too. I always figured that my browser was locked down too tight. Of course, the pictures should be posted here, if at all possible. Remember what happened with photobucket? Links are great, till the material linked is taken down, made private, whatever.

Of course, copyright needs to be respected, so don't copy the photo, if it isn't yours.
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Yeah, the whole Photobucket debacle soured me on using third party picture hosting sites for forum posts. I belong to several places where years and years of valuable threads were wrecked by Photobucket.

I do wish folks would upload their pics directly to this forum. I feel like I'm missing out...
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JASinIL2006 wrote: Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:51 pm Yeah, the whole Photobucket debacle soured me on using third party picture hosting sites for forum posts. I belong to several places where years and years of valuable threads were wrecked by Photobucket.

I do wish folks would upload their pics directly to this forum. I feel like I'm missing out...
It's most likely a default security setting in your browser when content is loading from an outside site. If you trust the source, you can make an adjustment in your browser to make the content viewable by adding the domain at which the shots are hosted as a trusted site. If you can see my pics (in other posts) it's because I've added an SSL certificate to the FTP site where my images are hosted.
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Ronnie correct. I had trouble for a long time seeing hosted pictures until I made a slight security adjustment to my browser. Been so long now I don't remember what I did though...
Click on the lock icon in the address bar and it might give you a clue. :?
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Well, I can see Mr. Suburban'snow that he's made that change ( I could never get his to show, no matter how I changed my settings), but others are hit and miss. The way some pictures are posted require Java Script to run from github (no idea why), while other times pictures from the same host don't. Sometimes, posting something from Amazon requires JS from other sites as well.
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