Are you facing image upload issues on your WordPress website? For most beginer, image upload errors can be quite confusing because they can appear without you doing anything different.

Failure to upload images is one of the most common image issues in WordPress. Luckily, it is quite easy to fix, and you can do it yourself.

In this article, we will show you how to easily fix the image upload issue in WordPress. We will also explain what causes this issue, and how you can prevent it in the future.

What Causes HTTP Error During Media Upload in WordPress?

There are a number of things that could lead to a HTTP error when you are trying to upload files using the WordPress media uploader. Basically, WordPress is unable to figure out the cause and that’s why it displays the generic “HTTP error” message.

The frustrating part is that this error message doesn’t give you any clue as to what may have caused it. This means that  you will have to try different solutions to find the cause and fix the error.

Now, let’s take a look at how to troubleshoot and fix the HTTP error during media upload in WordPress.

1. Make sure the HTTP Error is not temporary

This error is sometimes caused by unusual traffic and low server resources, which are automatically fixed on most WordPress hosting servers. First, you should wait a few minutes and then try uploading your image file again.

If that doesn’t work, then you may want to try uploading a different image file. If the other file  uploads successfully, then try saving your original image file to a smaller size and retry uploading.

Lastly, you may want to try saving the file to a different format. For example, change jpeg to png using an image software. After that, retry uploading the file.

If all these steps result in the HTTP error, then this means that the error is not caused by a temporary glitch and definitely needs your immediate attention.

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