Imgur GIFs don't work anymore ???

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  1. thegroovologist

    thegroovologist Well-Known Member

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    There seems to be an issue with Imgur GIFs.

    When you embed a GIF, it doesn't appear anymore in threads on dawgshed (Firefox/Safari).
    I also checked out older threads...the Imgur GIFs are gone.



    Here's an Imgur GIF...can you see it?
    >>>

     
  2. newcastlefan

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    Nope but it looks like no image is posted:

    MEDIA=imgur]height=404;id=EVS1U16;type=gifv;width=718[/ MEDIA]
     
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    This issue started like a week ago.

    Here's a link to an Imgur GIF >>> click

    It's not possible to embed it here on the forum anymore.
     
  4. Mr Sinister

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    I had the same issue trying to embed an album
     
  5. christ cracker

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    go to edit and click view image and copy the link for gifs
     
  6. thegroovologist

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    Nope...it doesn't work anymore...
     
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    Does any mod know what's going on?

    All the Imgur GIFs have disappeared...that really sucks.
     
  8. dawg

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    I was hoping you would figure out that what you are trting to embed is not a gif file its a small video. Imgur started doing that with large files sometime back.

    .gifv is not the same as .gif
     
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    I'm aware that Imgur GIFs are .gifv files. But embedding Imgur .gifv files has never been a problem here on the forum until recently.

    It was suddenly not possible anymore to embed files.

    Not only is it not possible anymore, but all Imgur GIFvs in older posts have disappeared.
     
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    There was an upgrade today that allows the imgur videos. Nice

     
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    New gallery setup, sweet
     
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    Yesss!!!...my gay Howard & Ralph GIF is back!!!
    >>>

    [​IMG]
     
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    It worked for me before but not working now. I never know what link to copy so I've tried all of them & I still get the little img box thingy that shows up instead.
    Testing:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Which one do I use????
    Share Link
    Copy
    BBCode (Forums)
    Copy
    Embed in HTML
    Copy
    Markdown (Reddit)
    Copy
     
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    upload_2016-7-9_14-21-23.png

    did simple copy past. But it's a gif & it's not moving
     
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    Ok- how do I post a gif from Imgur- do I need to find another site? Photobucket stopped working for me & now this :pissed: