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This plugin creates a function named thumbGen() that allows to show any image in the specified size (plus many other things). It saves every generated


  • IMPROVED: better compatibility with older installations (refering to the black images problem)


  • FIXED: Problem with black when using with WordPress on folders (now is working on multisite installations and WordPress installed in the root or folders)
  • IMPROVED: Minor code changes


  • FIXED: Problem with the multisite installation (thanks to Samuel Arendt)


  • FIXED: Problem with the routes when the blog is inside a folder instead of the root (thanks to @atorresg)
  • FIXED: Problem when opening files with strange characters (thanks to @javiarques)
  • ADDED: New argument "preserveAnimation" to show animated gifs (when using this, all other args won't work)
  • ADDED: New argument "quality" to select the output quality (from 0: worst quality to 9: best quality). This work equally for jpg and png format


  • IMPROVED: Adapted the image URL to open: if it starts with the same HTTP_HOST, it is removed from the image URL. This fixes errors on some blocked servers


  • ADDED: A fix for $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] on some windows servers (thanks Samuelm)


  • ADDED: The image width and height (original and new) when the output is set to "return"


  • FIXED: Minor fixes
  • IMPROVED: Avoid showing errors. This way the plugin will allways show an image (black or default)


  • FIXED: Minor fixes
  • FIXED: The control panel to be able to set a default image


  • FIXED: A bug in the names generation (thanks beetrootman!)
  • FIXED: A problem with the gif images rotation and background


  • IMPROVED: Main function updated!!! (ATTENTION, if you upgrade, maybe it will need to review your code)
  • IMPROVED: check for the selected cache folder in the config page
  • MODIFIED: The images are now generated with a md5 encoded name by default
  • MODIFIED: functions renamed to thumbGen_function() for it not to cause problem with other plugins
  • ADDED: A lot of new features: rotation, effects, background, halign, valign, etc.
  • ADDED: A new option to force image generation (use only for testing)
  • ADDED: New option in the config page. Now it ask you if you want to create the folder (if it not exists) instead of just creating


  • IMPROVED: Documentation updated
  • ADDED: Donation button added (try it!)


  • IMPROVED: Is not required to send any parameter other than the image name (all have default values)
  • ADDED: New settings page!!!
  • ADDED: Cache folder specification (if not exist, the plugin creates it)
  • ADDED: Clear cache option
  • ADDED: Default image specification (to show if the image doesn't exists)
  • ADDED: thumGen is able to open files from anywhere (your own site and from other ones too!)
  • ADDED: Full support for image transparency
  • ADDED: New parameter "return", to select if the image name is printed or returned


  • This is the first release

Requires: 2.9.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.8
Last Updated: 10 months ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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