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Platform (Android, iOS, Website): website
App version number, if a mobile app issue (shown under Settings or About):
Browser, if a website issue (Firefox, Chrome, etc) : Firefox
URLs (aka web addresses) of any relevant observations or pages: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/new
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Description of problem (please provide a set of steps we can use to replicate the issue, and make as many as you need.):
Contrary to the statement on the project creation page that project icons can be JPG, PNG, or GIF, selecting a GIF image results in an error message saying only JPG or PNG are allowed. Just a minor mismatch between instructions and actual behavior.
Step 1: Start a new project.
Step 2: Select a GIF project icon file (instructions say "PNG, JPG, or GIF), continue filling out project info.
Step 3: Click “Done” – results in error message saying “Icon must be JPG or PNG”.
Easy workaround: convert icon image to PNG.
Suggested solution: Remove “or GIF” from the instructions for the Project Icon section of the page to make it consistent with actual behavior of the page.