Unable to edit? Pictures are missing and there is no way to fix it. This has ruined my blog.

5년 전

The recommended image host imgsafe.org has lost my pictures and now steemit removed the edit button needed to fix it.

I had over 20 articles full of pictures. I was proud of my pages. Now they look awful.

Blog entries without pictures now show markup language commands, and are generally worthless without pictures. These were pictures I took, so it's not copyright issues. Like this product review, 10 pictures are missing, now it is completely worthless. https://steemit.com/bbq/@bbqbear/bbq-product-review-hand-forged-iron-pigtail

I do not want to share broken crappy looking pages with people...

If there is no way to edit it, can I just delete them?

@dantheman @ned Don't ruin peoples blogs because of a security problem. Give back the ability to fix this.

Edit: This change will result in duplicate content being found by search engines. I will have to repost my articles with correct image links to fix these problems.

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Imgsafe also deleted a lot of my pictures, some as recent as a few weeks old. They are 404. They aren't blocking Steemit like imgur did afaik. I don't know why they got deleted.

The inability to edit post-payout is also very frustrating to me. I've made some guides that need updating due to the security changes.

I understand it was an emergency measure to minimize vandalism with stolen credentials. However, my posting key that I was logged in with at the time the exploit was posted was never used by anyone else, and was changed after. Therefore I want the option to affirm I know my keys are mine, and be allowed to edit my posts.

The coming fork disables post editing after payout on a network level. I will be very frustrated if this never changes. I think an on-chain solution can be found: Make a blockchain switch, toggleable with the active key, that allows edits to any post. This way, if a user wants to edit past posts, they can toggle the edit switch, edit the posts with the posting key, and then toggle the edit switch off (and/or it could have a time-based shutoff). Alternatively, and possibly more simply, the active key could be used to edit a post past its first payout. But this could be risky, security-wise.

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Alternatively, and possibly more simply, the active key could be used to edit a post past its first payout. But this could be risky, security-wise.

That is a reasonable idea. That is all that's required for internal market trading, and editing a post is less important than that. If they actually trust their new security policies, then that is an good solution.

I agree this is something that will have to be considered. Locking posts after the first payout causes some problems with maintaining a blog. I understand why the restriction exists, but a conversation should be had around ways to handle long term editing.

I am also frustrated by this problem!

It seems like imgsafe.org decided to block hotlinks from steemit. Fair enough, I guess, but we need a way to edit our old posts and replace the broken picture links!

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Yes. This change completely ruined months of work.

You could host your pictures somewhere else, then re-post your blog entries again with the new links.

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That is what this change forces people to do.
Duplicate content, and leave crappy broken copies everywhere for search engines to find.

you can host them here https://www.steemimg.com/

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this is so cool. thanks. but why bother creating an account?


borad of edits!