New user cannot upload images?

How can I change this setting please?

It says:

Users at trust level 0 cannot

  • Send personal messages to other users
  • “Reply as new topic” via Link button (UI removed)
  • Flag posts
  • Post more than 1 image <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

So this means level 0 should be allowed to post 1 image , right? But it wont allow my new users to upload any images at all. I haven’t adjusted any settings at all.

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what’s the error msg that the user get when trying ?

A new member just reported the same issue on my forum.

The error is “Sorry, new members can not upload images.”

Defined here

I have no idea how long my site’s had this restriction, and how I can lift it :cold_sweat:

My newuser_max_embedded_media setting was 9999.

I just tried changing this to 25 and I believe the act of making this change has resolved the problem (even though I reduced the allowance!).

I tried impersonating the user and posting an image before and after the setting change.

So I think there’s still some kind of bug here, but for a workaround, try altering that setting.

I’ve had a trawl through the code commits and I think the following change might be related (perhaps my customised setting was stored against the old setting key, and this wasn’t “migrated” to a new setting key?):


There was definitely a bug around this, updating to latest should fix it.