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[resolved] Use default WordPress thumbnails instead of timthumb (6 posts)

  1. alturnwall
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello, I'm wondering if it's possible to bypass timthumb all together and just use the default WordPress featured image thumbnails?

    I tried setting "use WordPress thumbnails" to "yes" in the new Performance Optimization settings, but the listing view is still using timthumb.

    Am I not understanding this setting?

    Is there another way to completely unhook timthumb?

    Thanks!

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/events-manager/

  2. agelonwl
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    hi,

    I tried this one and works fine for me; could it be that you are using a caching plugin which causes the issue (if incase you are)?

    also, do you have a sample link for us to see and can I know your current EM version?

  3. alturnwall
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi, I'm not actually using a caching plugin.

    The events listing page is here, and I'm using version 5.3.6.1.

    I should note that I customized my output by using the 'format' option and in that format I'm using the #_EVENTIMAGE{295,175} placeholder to output the image. I also tried simply #_EVENTIMAGE on a prior version, which pulled in the image without cropping it, but did not actually use the WordPress specified thumbnail size.

    Is this setting not compatible with using the #_EVENTIMAGE placeholder?

  4. Marcus
    NetWebLogic Support
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    that should still work with normal wp thumbnails.

    does changing that to another image size change the image on your site?

  5. alturnwall
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Changing the first "#_EVENTIMAGE{295,175}" you mean?

    Yes, that does change the image size, meaning timthumb is still running.

    I averted all of this by writing a custom archive page entirely outside of the plugin, but happy to help you troubleshoot if that's helpful to you.

    Thanks for your help.

  6. Marcus
    NetWebLogic Support
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    this works with both timthumb and wp thumbs, if you want the exact wp thumbsize, then you need to use those sizes in your placeholder.

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