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Having some trouble making image posts

When I try to upload images to Lemmy, then I get a message that says something like...

'Syntax Error: JSON code, unable to parse, error on line 1'

That's not an exact quote, but is this a known error, or do I need to use some particular filetype, disable my privacy plugin? I'm not that technologically proficient.

  • I remember seeing this here. Maybe it's a filesize issue?

  • Check to make sure the file size is below 5mb. Last time I talked with @Wander on this, it was sorta agreed 5mb was a good file size to accept since most images out their are below that size.

    Jpg and png files will upload just fine.

    Gifs will upload but they get converted to an MP4. I'm not sure about the exact file size with it exactly it probably is at that same standard to require the gif be below 5mb.

    • I'm afraid that I've checked, and the biggest thing I've tried to upload is a 1.20 MB image, in the .PNG format. The problem must be something else.

    • Actually it's set at 25 MB now. Is it a gif? You might still have problems with gifs.