Resolved: Blank thumbnails in WordPress Media Library due to Firefox browser AdBlocker Add-on

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Are you seeing blank thumbnails in your WordPress Media Library? If yes, then we have discussed some troubleshooting steps and solutions on how to fix blank thumbnails in WordPress Media Library in a previous post here. When this happens, images appears to be uploaded fine, but the image thumbnails appears blank. And if we click on the image, the display is also blank.  In this post, we will see Blank thumbnails in WordPress Media Library caused due to Firefox browser AdBlocker Add-on.

If you’re seeing Blank thumbnails in WordPress Media Library, you can try the solutions mentioned in the previous post here. But before you go ahead with the complicated steps, just see whether you have an ad-blocker add-on installed in your web browser, which may be causing the issue.

Blank thumbnails in WordPress Media Library due to Firefox browser AdBlocker Ad-on

Recently, it was found that the blank images in the WordPress Media Library was due to an ad blocker Firefox add on. Ad blockers are used to block ads from appearing in web pages, which may be interfering with the image upload and display in some way. So, if you have an ad blocker add-on installed in your web browser, then you can try disabling the add-on for the site before trying other complicated steps.

  • After trying all the probable solutions discussed above, the issue still persisted.
  • It was later found that Firefox AdBlocker Add-on was the cause for the blank images in WordPress Media Library.
  • If the Firefox AdBlocker Add-on is enabled, there are blank images in WordPress Media Library.
  • If the Firefox AdBlocker Add-on s disabled, the images are correctly displayed in the WordPress Media Library.
  • See screenshots below.
  • So if you have an AdBlocker add-on installed in your web browser, try with the AdBlocker disabled.

 

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As you can see in the screenshot above, the issue was resolved by disabling the ad-blocker add-on for the site. While the steps discussed in this post to solve blank thumbnails in WordPress Media Library is still applicable, before you go ahead with the complicated steps, just see whether ad-blocker add-on installed in your web browser is causing the issue. If this does not solve the issue, you can proceed with the steps mentioned in the post-  how to fix blank thumbnails in WordPress Media Library.

 

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