How to Fix Image Thumbnail Not Appearing Bug in Blogger

If you use blogger to daily push out new updates to your blog, then this morning you might have noticed your entire image thumbnails suddenly got disappeared from the homepage of your blog. This leaves you thinking that you may have done some unnecessary editing to your template, which might be the reason image thumbnails are not appearing on the homepage or archive pages. However, that’s not the case, image thumbnails are broken because of a new bug that recently blogger users are facing. Today in this article, we will show you, How to fix image thumbnail not appearing bug in blogger.

Why Image thumbnails are not appearing? 

The very first thing that you would be concerned about is that, why all of a sudden these image thumbnails stopped working? You didn’t do any kind of changes to the template, even tried uploading a fresh new template but the results are all same. If you are seeing this bug, you’re not alone almost all blogger users are having issues with new and old image thumbnails they have on their blog. Following are some people who’re having same image broken issue with their blogs:

Since yesterday, my newly posted pictures are lacking the thumbnail. I figured earlier that the thumbnail does not get generated if all images are sourced from an external host. That's why I always upload the first photo via Blogger's upload option so that a thumbnail is created automatically.
But since yesterday, that is no longer working. I tried to create a second post today (now the latest post) just to see if the issue was related to that specific post. It appears the issue is site-wide.

Help will be appreciated.


All of a sudden the images doesn't show up anymore om my homepage. I have this with every website with the vortex template from Can you please help me fix it? 

The problem happens even in the Popular Posts widget and the "data:post.thumbnail" tag, only for posts published today. That's a major issue.

Try publishing a new post by uploading an image, add a title, little post content and press publish. Now go to your blog and you’ll still don’t see your image thumbnail on the home page. This might make you lose your calm but we have a simple solution to this bug.

How to fix image Thumbnails stopped appearing in blogger?

The very first thing you need to do is to go to Blogger >> Posts >> now from the list of your published post select anyone and press Edit Posts. It will lead you to blogger post editor, now revert to the HTML tab and search for the following code:


Upon finding, replace all the URLs that are starting with https:// to http://. We have attached a screenshot below which will help you understand better.

Please note: If nighter https:// nor http:// protocol is attached to your image URL then, search for src="// and replace // with http://

After making changes, publish the post again and your image thumbnails will start appearing again on your homepage. The issue is caused by blogger, which is not giving permission to https:// image thumbnails to appear. However, we hope this bug would be completely fixed by blogger sooner or later.

We hope this quick tip has helped all those users who were continually sending us emails about image thumbnails not showing on the homepage. This article would certainly make them feel relaxed about their site. Do let us know if you’re facing the same bug and what precautions you have taken to fix the bug?

The Editorial Team of MyBloggerLab consists of a group of Professional Blogger geeks Led by Syed Faizan Ali (Founder of MyBloggerLab).

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November 12, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Yeah, i also seen that change in my blog post editor but i ignored it and i didn't get any error like you mentioned. Anyway, thanks for the post and keep posting more updates like this.

December 20, 2014 at 6:14 AM

thank you So much i love this post it's help me alot
Thanks again...

January 14, 2015 at 6:16 AM

Everything is correct but still no image in my popular post widget
can copy and paste cause that?

Editorial Team MOD
January 18, 2015 at 1:37 PM

You need to upload images yourself dont copy paste them.

February 5, 2015 at 3:10 AM

i have an issue with my Blog when ever i make a new post and i publish it what will appear is the title and the picture but my contents will not appear this is giving me a real problem

July 3, 2015 at 1:50 AM

I checked with your instructions, i did not have to go through with it because my html has all the requirements, that is, src="http:// But my pictures are still not showing. I am frustrated! Please help

Editorial Team MOD
July 6, 2015 at 7:47 AM

Try with proxy.

August 11, 2015 at 4:50 AM

i too facing the same problem....i changed the https:// to http:// but no change...what to do

Editorial Team MOD
August 15, 2015 at 10:09 AM

Where do you live? It must be a Internet provider issue then

February 6, 2016 at 10:44 AM

sir this is not working on my blog that is also on blogger platform. please help. my only two posts are not showing thumbnails rest of working good.

February 12, 2016 at 12:37 AM

Not really, I think they shouldn't upload post photos by pasting image urls but by uploading them directly from their PC.

Editorial Team MOD
February 14, 2016 at 10:34 AM

Blog URL?

May 17, 2016 at 4:03 PM

I've noticed I'm no longer able to put YouTube links in blogger comments and the play feature show up. Same with pictures that used to appear but now they don't.

May 31, 2016 at 1:55 AM

Great Post, fixed error of my blog

July 20, 2016 at 8:32 PM

i didn't fix error on my blog.

July 25, 2016 at 6:32 AM

My thumbnails usually display on desktop but doesn't display on mobile format. and i also changed the https to http but its still not display on mobile

August 24, 2016 at 12:42 AM

not working. https, http etc nothing is working. If you use proxy the thing works. I tried with two different ISPs but still the error persists.

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