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Lars Hansen

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Attached images not visible when not logged in
« on: February 17, 2018, 14:19:52 »
Hi - I'm no longer able to view attached images unless I'm logging in. I have no problems viewing other images.

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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2018, 17:18:03 »
If by forum software design, I for one would like to keep the behavior the same. Saves us  lot of bandwidth ...

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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2018, 19:41:57 »
Hi - I'm no longer able to view attached images unless I'm logging in. I have no problems viewing other images.

Lars
Yes, noticed this Yesterday for the first time.

Lars Hansen

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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2018, 14:48:17 »
If by forum software design, I for one would like to keep the behavior the same. Saves us  lot of bandwidth ...

I usually only login when I occasionally want to post something - rest of the time I browse the site as a guest (from different devices) so the old setting suits me far better.   
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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2018, 14:55:26 »
Yes. True Lars.   It also means now that guests won't be able to see images. If they want to see a photo they are now forced to make an account and log in. 

Am I right in assuming this is a changed policy on NikonGear?

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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2018, 16:03:50 »
I intentionally logged out, it seems to apply to NG hosted images and other hosts such as Flicker.  I don't see how blocking externally hosted images saved NG bandwidth?  Also I would have thought the majority of users will be posing images hosted externally.

I have never logged out before, whenever I load the NG site in my browser I am logged in.
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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2018, 17:03:20 »
I basically log in "forever", and the only time I log out is when I clear the cache of the browsers occasionally.

I can log in from mobile devices without logging out on my desktop PC.  So, I don't see any need of logging out.

I never stay logged in on any SNS websites, though.
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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2018, 19:13:32 »
Is this still happening for anyone?
If so, I will look into it.
Thanks in advance to anyone letting me know.

(FWIW, I can see images if logged out.)
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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2018, 21:25:01 »
Just checked a couple threads (Best Unsharp, minimalist images, and b&w's) on my iMac and iPad all the photos were visible whether I was logged in or not. This was using both Safari and Chrome.
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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2018, 21:35:31 »
Checked it too in Firefox, desktop and mobile and it seems that  'the problem' solved itself  ;)

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Re: Attached images not visible when not logged in
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2018, 22:12:57 »
The gremlins seem to have gone.  ;D

For me it's handy if I want to show somebody a photo which is on this site, on their computer, it saves me entering my login credentials on their computer.
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