When I post an image to a subreddit it doesn't even appear under the "new" tab.

What could be going on for it to not show there?

  • Not directly linked to your other post, since it would be any other link or image used going through this Commented Feb 2, 2012 at 19:08
  • Sometimes you just have to wait for a while. Reddit just decides to mess up and works after 30 minutes or so.
    – user20974
    Commented Jun 10, 2012 at 22:35

2 Answers 2


Reddit FAQ is suggests this answer for new submission:

Why don't my submissions show up on the New page?

I don't know. They really should. Maybe your account has been blocked for some reason.

In my experience I never had this problem. Did you check that your submission is available in your profile under submitted tab?

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If it is available there, it should have been available also in new page.

Also mentioned in the FAQ

Give it a second. It was probably caught by the evil robotic spam filter, but we've created an even more powerful robot to save everything from the filter; it just can take a couple minutes. If it still doesn't work, message the moderators with a link to the comment thread of the post to have it approved

  • I gave this a try with some links and they do indeed work, when I check the submitted tab and the new tab. Previously though, when I tried this I (like the OP) was never able to find it in the /new list. I may have to do more tests but I can assure if you search similar posts on the web, users have encountered this issue
    – phwd
    Commented Mar 14, 2012 at 16:37
  • Maybe there is some sort of caching that applies a delay between the submission of a post and the appearance on New tab.
    – Drake
    Commented Mar 14, 2012 at 19:59
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    I believe so, I'm browsing previous entries that I have submitted and they do appear to be in the /new list now when iterating back in time
    – phwd
    Commented Mar 14, 2012 at 20:07
  • I'm seeing this issue with my comments, they show as submitted and the page even says "1 comments" (where I am the only commenter) but the comment isn't shown, even in a clean browser where I'm logged out. My karma should be good. Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 21:16

Sometimes it takes a while until it appears. Here is an example where a link posted 1 hour ago appears after a post from 6 minutes ago:

Reddit screenshot

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