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Ultimate Posts Widget

The ultimate widget for displaying posts, custom post types or sticky posts with an array of options.

Thumbnail images are not displaying

This plugin uses the TimThumb library to resize post thumbnails. Please review these requirements and troubleshooting tips if you are having problems displaying thumbnails.

  • Right click > view image - If an image isn't loading then this is the first thing you should do. 9 times out of 10 it will tell you what the problem is in an easy to read error message.
  • JetPack plugin - There is a known conflict between JetPack's "Photon" component, please disable it for compatibility with TimThumb.
  • Server requirements - PHP and the GD image library must be installed on your web server. Normally most web servers include them by default.
  • Cache permissions - The cache directory wp-content/plugins/ultimate-posts-widget/cache should be set to 777 or if that doesn't work, you may find 755 is ok.
  • Image sizes - TimThumb is configured to only work for images smaller than 1500 x 1500. The plugin and automatically selects the "Large" size from Settings > Media, if it is greater than 1500 x 1500 you will need to reduce the size or modify the configuration in thumb.php to support larger image sizes.
  • Tilde(~) in url - Timthumb has a known issue with this, please use a url without a tilde until a fix is available. Bug report
  • Thumbnail images only work with WordPress' native post thumbnail / featured image. Many theme use a custom image field for thumbnails, these are not supported.

Still stuck? See additional troubleshooting tips from the TimThumb author.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 2013-12-10
Downloads: 45,254


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