Fix: This Image Cannot Currently be Displayed on the Website

Check image permissions if you face this issue

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Key notes

  • This image cannot currently be displayed on the Website is an error that users encounter while trying to access certain images on a website.
  • If the image's URL is incorrect or it is incorrectly named, it may have been the trigger for the error.
  • You can also check for permissions in your web browser to fix the issue.
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This image cannot currently be displayed error message typically appears when an image fails to load or be rendered on a device or web page. The error is often accompanied by a placeholder or an icon indicating that the image is not available.

Since several of our readers are experiencing this error, we’ve compiled workable methods on how to fix the issue in this article.

What causes this image cannot currently be displayed on the website?

This image cannot currently be displayed error message on a website can occur due to several reasons. Here are some possible causes:

  • Image file is missing or inaccessible – If the image file is not present on the server or has been deleted, the browser will not be able to display it. This can happen if the image was removed or if there was an issue during the upload process.
  • Incorrect image URL or broken link – Another possible reason is if there are typos in the URL of the image or the link to the image is broken, the browser cannot locate the image file, resulting in the error message.
  • Permissions or access restrictions – Some websites have access controls or restrictions in place for certain images. If you don’t have the necessary permissions to access the image, it will not be displayed, and you will see that this image cannot currently be displayed with an error message instead.
  • Browser-related issues – Sometimes, browser extensions, plugins, or outdated browser versions can interfere with image rendering.
  • Network or connectivity issues – If there are problems with your internet connection or if the website’s server is experiencing issues, the browser may not be able to retrieve the image file.

Above are a few of the possible reasons behind the error. Note that, the specific error message may vary depending on the website and browser being used, so the steps to resolve the issue may also vary.

How can I fix this image cannot currently be displayed on the Website?

Before diving into more detailed solutions for This image cannot currently be displayed on the Website issue, it is a good idea to perform the following preparatory checks:

  • Refresh the page.
  • Ensure that your internet connection is stable.
  • Switch to another viable browser.
  • Check if the image URL is correct.
  • Contact the website administrator or support

If after attempting the above checks, the error message persists, you can resort to using the following solutions.

1. Perform a speed test of your network

  1. Visit the official speed testing website by Ookla and click on the Go button to initiate the test.
  2. The speed test will run a series of tests to measure your network connection’s speed and performance.
  3. Once the test is complete, you will see the results displayed on the Website.
  4. Check if the speeds match your internet plan or expectations.

Alternatively, you can make use of If the results indicate slower speeds than expected, then the error message is due to network issues. If not, proceed to the next fix.

2. Check the image URL

  1. Double-check the image URL to ensure it is correct and complete.
  2. Then, copy and paste the URL into a new browser tab to verify its accuracy.
  3. If the URL is incorrect or leads to a broken link, correct it or contact the website administrator to obtain the correct URL.

Once you have the correct URL, try to access the image again. If the issue persists, try the next fix.

3. Check image permissions

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to the website where the image is located.
  2. Click on the View site information icon in the address bar, and select Site settings.
  3. Locate the Images option and click on the dropdown menu next to it.
  4. Select Allow from the list of options.

Several built-in browser features prevent page graphics from loading. Therefore, if the website won’t display your image, check for its permissions and enable loading.

For further assistance, you can explore our detailed guide on how to get JPG images to show up on the website. Hopefully, one of the methods therein will help you to fix the issue.

Outlook users can also visit our post this image cannot currently be displayed on Outlook for simplified steps on how to fix the issue.

If you have any questions or suggestions, do not hesitate to use the comments section below.

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