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GIACUser 11-29-2017 10:51 PM

Photobucket workaround
 
As you all know Photobucket was for a long time used by many of us to host our photos for the many threads/posts over the years. Photobucket made some changes and all those photos to so many of those great threads were no longer visible. Thanks to admins they discovered a Chrome extension that will allow you to see those lost photos again. Thanks Merkeyterkey.

Just add an extension to Chrome. Just go to this Chrome site and add the extension and you will be able to see all those Photobucket pics you lost access to. VERY EASY, works great.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...bifiaedg?hl=en

emanyankee 11-30-2017 09:29 AM

all the photos everyone lost? say if you lost a pic and then its on a forum and i can now see it on your thread? or just mine? sorry if nub question.

eurocars 11-30-2017 09:33 AM

The extension will let you see any photos broken by photobucket when they rolled out their hosting payment plan.

merkeyterkey 11-30-2017 10:49 AM

If this extension ever quits working - go back to googles extension page, there will most likely be an updated version of the extension.

GIACUser 11-30-2017 12:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by emanyankee (Post 3831880)
all the photos everyone lost? say if you lost a pic and then its on a forum and i can now see it on your thread? or just mine? sorry if nub question.

All photos hosted by Photobucket in unpaid accounts had their file extension changed in a recent effort to stop hosting files for third party viewing. What was lost was the ability to view any of those pics, years worth of pics posted by anyone using a free Photobucket account. What is recovered by adding this extension to your browser is the ability to see all those pics again.

This extension defeats Photobuckets attempt to block access to those pics. As mentioned above, Photobucket may change that extension once again when they see that this "fix" has spread widely and their effort to block third party access has failed.

Third Party Hosting is when you (first party) use our forum (second party) for example and post a pic by placing a link in your thread pointing to a pic for example hosted by Photobucket (third party)

emanyankee 11-30-2017 12:42 PM

roger that, thx for the tip.

BurgerGuy 11-30-2017 03:43 PM

Thanks for this. So many DIYs and other guides were busted because of that change.

GIACUser 11-30-2017 11:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BurgerGuy (Post 3831904)
Thanks for this. So many DIYs and other guides were busted because of that change.

Got this tip from MerkeyTerkey.

avenali312 12-01-2017 09:54 AM

Confirmed working here. Took 3 seconds to install. Thanks, Jordan!

merkeyterkey 12-01-2017 10:02 AM

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Originally Posted by avenali312 (Post 3831925)
Confirmed working here. Took 3 seconds to install. Thanks, Jordan!

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:


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