Stop Generating Image Sizes

Description

By default, WordPress creates 4 additional sizes (thumbnail, medium, medium-large and large) of an image while uploading. But your theme and/or plugin(s) may create more sizes. And it’s really a headache when you are considering your storage.

Let’s show you a solution to get rid of this. Just choose which of the sizes you want to be prevented from creating, and it won’t be happening!

Screenshots

  • Choose image sizes to be prevented from creating.

Installation

  1. Upload image-sizes to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to settings page and choose which of the sizes you want to be prevented from creating.

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload image-sizes to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to settings page and choose which of the sizes you want to be prevented from creating.

Reviews

Good idea

Good plugin. But will be better if it clean images unneeded meta information about unused sizes.

It doesn’t work

This plugin doesn’t do what it says and it doesn’t offer any more options.
Please update it to a more recent version of wordpress.

Slows down back-end

Bad plugin, it should be light as a feather but it’s query on the dashboard is more expensive than any other, even the wp core. And it’s triggered on every refresh.

If you want to disable wp sizes go to settings -> media and set them by 0x0

To disable the newer “medium_large” use one time only this and delete it afterwards:

update_option('medium_large_size_w',0);
update_option('medium_large_size_h',0);

And finally to disable any other theme created size use remove_image_size:

remove_image_size('twentyseventeen-featured-image');
remove_image_size('twentyseventeen-thumbnail-avatar');

Don’t be lazy and rely on plugins that are on it to grab your name and email address from the database like this piece of code.

Best and only working plugin!

It perfectly works on all versions of WP. It does what it says.
Stops generating unnecessary image sizes, so save spaces and prevent crowded files.
Best of the best.

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Contributors & Developers

“Stop Generating Image Sizes” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.2.1

  • [fix] Warning fix

1.2

  • [improve] Transliteration
  • [fix] jQuery error

1.1

  • [add] Transliteration
  • [add] Checkbox to select all

1.0

  • Initial release