Important Uploader Information

Posted by on Apr 1, 2007 in Feature Updates | 41 Comments

Updated 04.05.07

We pushed out an update this morning which should resolve any issues associated with the Javascript errors.  Please let us know if you’re continuing to see some problems!

Please read this important browser compatibility update: in order for uploading of videos and images to work correctly, you must have JavaScript enabled in your browser. If you don’t have JavaScript enabled, you may find that uploading images and videos will not work correctly.

Here are some brief instructions for enabling JavaScript in various browsers:

Internet Explorer 7.X

  1. Click on the ‘Tools’ button located in the upper right part of the screen (next to the gear icon)
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click on the ‘Security’ tab
  4. Click on the ‘Custom Level…’ button.
  5. Set the option ‘Active scripting’ to ‘Enable’ and click OK.
  6. Click ‘Yes’.
  7. Refresh the page.

Internet Explorer 5.X and 6.X

  1. Select ‘Tools’ from the top menu
  2. Choose ‘Internet Options’
  3. Click on the ‘Security’ tab
  4. Click on ‘Custom Level’
  5. Scroll down until you see section labled ‘Scripting’
  6. Under ‘Active Scripting’, select ‘Enable’ and click OK

Internet Explorer 4.X

  1. Select Internet Options from the View menu.
  2. Click the Security tab.
  3. Click Custom.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. Scroll down to locate Scripting.
  6. Click Enable for Active Scripting.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Reload.

Mozilla Firefox 1.5 and Firefox 2.X, and Flock

  1. Select Options from the Tools menu
  2. Click on Content
  3. Click on the check box "Enable JavaScript" and Click OK.
  4. Refresh the page.

Mozilla Firefox 1.X (earlier than 1.5)

  1. Select Options from the Tools menu
  2. Click Web Features in the Options list.
  3. Under the Web Features section, check the box next to Enable JavaScript.
  4. Click the Advanced button to open the Advanced JavaScript Options box.
  5. Check the boxes under Allow scripts to section that you want to allow.
  6. Click OK.

Apple Safari for Macintosh

  1. Select ‘Safari’ from the top menu
  2. Choose ‘Preferences’
  3. Choose ‘Security’
  4. Select the checkbox next to ‘Enable JavaScript’
  5. Click Reload

Opera 6.X, 7.X, 8.X, 9.X

  1. Click the Tools menu
  2. Select Preferences
  3. Click on the Advanced tab
  4. Click on the Content option
  5. Check the ‘Enable JavaScript’ checkbox
  6. Click the OK button
  7. Refresh the page.

Netscape 7.X

  1. Select Preferences from the Edit menu.
  2. Click the arrow next to Advanced.
  3. Click Scripts & Plugins.
  4. Check Navigator beneath "Enable Javascript for".
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Reload.

Netscape 6.X

  1. Select Preferences from the Edit menu.
  2. Click Advanced
  3. Check Enable JavaScript for Navigator
  4. Click OK.
  5. Click Reload.

Netscape 4.X

  1. Select Preferences from the Edit menu.
  2. Click Advanced.
  3. Check Enable JavaScript
  4. Click OK.
  5. Click Reload.

AOL

  1. From the My AOL menu, click Preferences
  2. Click WWW
  3. From the Security tab, click Custom Level
  4. Scroll down to Active scripting
  5. Click Enable (or Prompt)
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close Preferences

For More Help

Here are some sites outside Photobucket that provide information on enabling Javascript on various browsers:

Google: answers in support of AdSense

Mr Ed’s computer help page

Translation Expert’s help pages

If you run into difficulties, or need specific help, please go to our contact page. We sincerely apologize if this JavaScript requirement caused you difficulties.

16 Comments

  1. Alice Lankester
    February 23, 2009

    wisconsinwoodchuck — not sure which “bar” you are looking for to help you with upload. Here’s a link to a tutorials that explain all about uploading:
    http://tutorials.photobucket.com/#1
    Also you could write to support(at)photobucket.com. That email address goes to our support queue.
    Hope this helps!

  2. wisconsinwoodchuck
    February 22, 2009

    Idont get that bar that soows you how to tpload picturs.I havent use photo buck for a long time but before it worked great
    chuck

  3. Jen
    October 27, 2008

    Hi Cedie and Annuska. I’m sorry to hear you’re having problems.
    For all technical/editing questions it’s best to go to our tech support forums http://forums.photobucket.com .
    Or email them at support@photobucket.com
    They’re happy to help over there! Thanks!
    Jen at Photobucket

  4. annuska ringk
    October 22, 2008

    i have made a slideshow and now i don’t
    see anymore where to uopload.
    please help and answer me
    hugs Annuska

  5. Cedie
    October 16, 2008

    Help!!! T_T
    Im using photobucket’s “multiple file uploader” but it doesn’t work anymore. I pressed it many times but no pop up window is opening(Capable of choosing files to be uploaded) i tried everything! Anyways the old uploader is working but it is boring… i want the default uploader so please can anybody help me? PHOTOBUCKET HELP!
    Im using:
    Windows XP (sp2)
    Firefox 3.0.3
    Flash Player 10 (latest)
    Java (updated)
    Javascript (enabled)
    But still not working… T_T
    Help!
    Tnx in advance & MORE POWER TO PHOTOBUCKET!

  6. LISH
    October 10, 2008

    HAVE BEEN TRYING TO UPLOAD PHOTOS ANDPOST PICTURE COMMENTS FOR TWO DAYS NOW AND THE UPLOAD BROWSER IS NOT COMING UP…TRYED EVERY THING ALL SETTING ARE CORRECT…SO WHAT TO DO NOW????????????????PLEASE HELP!!!!
    WHOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE UPLOAD MORE PHOTOS TO SHARE WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY.. THANKS!!

  7. Brandon Pate
    September 27, 2008

    I did all that and I still can’t upload.

  8. Marilyn
    September 15, 2008

    HELP!!! I’m having the same problems as everyone else! all I want to do is send picture comments to my friends!!!

  9. Tami
    August 3, 2008

    For some reason, I have mobile on my laptop, even though I’m not on the phone.
    Why is that?

  10. Rita Chand
    July 16, 2008

    Hi.I tried to load my slideshow on my imesh profile. but was unsucessful.Can you please give me instructions how to load my images in my imesh profile.
    Thanks. RITA .

  11. Jen
    July 11, 2008

    Hi Forpetesakes. The best thing to do is to contact tech support through the forums at http://forums.photobucket.com or via email, support@photobucket.com.
    They’re always happy to help. Thanks for using Photobucket.
    Jen

  12. forpetessakes
    July 8, 2008

    I’ve got everything I need but can’t get my pictures onto Experience Project. Java, etc. is enabled…All that shows up is the actual code….duh! So what am I doing wrong?

  13. Jen
    June 16, 2008

    Thanks for the comment Jennifer.
    For all technical/editing questions it’s best to go to our tech support forums
    http://forum.photobucket.com.
    Or email them at support@photobucket.com. They’re happy to help over there! Thanks!
    Jen

  14. Jennnifer
    June 14, 2008

    I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO UPLOAD PHOTOS FOR TWO DAYS NOW AND THE UPLOAD BROWSER IS NOT COMING UP…TRYED EVERY THING ALL SETTING ARE CORRECT…SO WHAT TO DO NOW????????????????PLEASE HELP!!!!
    WHOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE UPLOAD MORE PHOTOS TO SHARE WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY.. THANKS!!

  15. Andy
    May 20, 2008

    I can no longer upload images to Photobucket in Opera. I checked the javascript settings etc. with no luck. I have to upload using Firefox, then switch back to Opera.
    Also what genius decided the default auto image resize on upload in the new uploader should be set to ‘tiny’? I spent ages uploading my latest photos only to find them all resized to 100 pixels, and had to delete and upload again.
    This seems like a very ill-thought out upgrade to Photobucket.

  16. elizabeth v. alviento
    December 17, 2007

    I’ve tried enabling my javascript. The browse button isn’t there. I can’t upload any pictures. Any suggestions?