IO Error Uploading Images WordPress

IO Error Uploading Images in WordPress. When browsing a local drive for a picture to upload, you may encounter the: IO error. An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later. It seems there are a lot of WordPress users, including myself that have encountered this issue. In the following simple solution, I’ll show you what I did to address the problem and get my WordPress Image uploads to stick.

An error occurred in the upload. please try again later

IO Error Uploading WordPress Images

Working around the IO Error uploading Images:

  1. Click the option to try the Browser uploader instead
  2. Proceed to Browse to the file on your computer and click Upload

browser uploader

How to fix the WordPress IO Error uploading Images:

  1. From your Desktop, click Start -> Run and type appwiz.cpl and press Enter
  2. From the Add or Remove Programs list, select Adobe Flash Player ActiveX and click Remove
  3. Remove Adobe Flash Player

  4. Now, simply Download and reinstall Adobe Flash Player