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[resolved] Images squeezed, not cropped (4 posts)

  1. Paul Sutherland
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    My theme has dropped Tim Thumb for image scaling/cropping and now uses the built-in image handling of WordPress instead. I have hundreds of images associated with posts over many years. But whereas Tim Thumb would automatically scale and crop them to fit different requirements (e.g. the slider or thumbnail sizes on the home page and index pages), the new built-in WordPress image handler just squeezes them to fill the shape. For glaring examples in the slider, I can manually re-edit the featured image so that it is of the same proportion as the slider's size. But do I just have to learn to live with the distorted thumbnails or will WordPress come up with a solution? My website is: http://skymania.com/wp

    Thank you,

    Paul

  2. cubecolour
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    Posted 1 year ago #

    It may be the case that you have to generate the additional sizes for your existing images if they were not defined previously. Install the regenerate thumbnails plugin http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/regenerate-thumbnails/ and use the plugin to create the missing sizes - look on the tools menu once it is installed

  3. Paul Sutherland
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you, cubecolour! I'll investigate that.

  4. Paul Sutherland
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you again. Just to say that this plugin did the trick!

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