Upon trying to insert an image as part of a post, from a web source, an error occurs saying:
format not supported
The image in question was a JPEG.
Are JPEGs no longer supported as an image format?
While this error was indicative of a problem on Imgur's end a few weeks ago, I can't reproduce this now. This is a JPEG upload:
Things to check:
You might be uploading a file that has the JPEG file extension but not the
image/jpeg mimetype. Have you tried checking to make sure the file is actually a JPEG and not something else? If you're on a *nix-based system, you can check by using
You're using the "From the web" option with a URL from a site that doesn't allow Imgur to rip its images. Try downloading the image yourself and uploading it manually.
You're experiencing a localized disruption of Imgur. Try uploading the image again to see if it works.
While the "From the web" option didn't work, downloading it first and manually uploading it worked:
Looks like it's a problem with the image host.