WordPress Speed Up Service | WordPress Website Maintenance Packages Media Upload Progress?, by Kahil Anyone else noticing that when you’re uploading media that you no longer get a placeholder with a progress indicator? It is all happening in the background. This is terrible UI. Users now have no idea if the media they are uploading is actually uploading because it is all happening in the background. Why did the devs make this choice? Was it in error or on purpose? If on purpose, why? Media Upload Progress?