Hi. Have had my site for years. Moving it for third time in years. I used a zip.tar file of the old server instead of uploading everything fresh from my local computer.
All images on the new server just won't appear in any browsers. I checked .htaccess, even deleted it. Checked hot link protections too. Disabled them. Nothing works. When I try to open an image hosted on the server directly, I get a 403 error. I checked permissions on the image folder and it's 775, so it should be safe.
What else could I have forgotten to check? Apache using Cpanel.
Yeah, deleted the whole new account and created one from scratch. But this time, I imported from my local computer and not the tar.gz archive. Now I can see the images. Probably some old legacy code somewhere blocking images that I just couldn't find. Now It works (I think)!