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Add Border to Image

  • The feature to add a border to an image was simple. Type the number 2 in the box and I would get a 2 pixel border. This is gone in 3.9

    How can this be done without having to code it in?

    Please add it back.

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  • Agreed. That and the width and height boxes. Right now it’s only available for those uploaded to the media gallery but is absent if you host an image outside of that (i.e. on Imgur).

    wtf?!??

    who thought it was a good idea to zotz this control?

    who thought we’d find it “more convenient” to putz around looking up the html for adding a border and then adding it manually in the “text” view??

    kindly restore the padding controls in the image editor

    quickly

    please

    Please bring back the features!

    In the old version you click on an image, click advanced settings and voila, you can edit image properties – border, vertical space, horizontal space.

    This new update takes us backwards with less control. Not happy.

    Not perfect, but works, there’s a plug-in that allows you to adjust an image’s margin and border.

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-image-styles/

    Hopefully a plug-in can be made to add the ability to change the width and height for images hosted outside of WP, but this one is a start and greatly appreciated.

    Urgh…. I used the padding heavily. I have some posts with 15 pictures on them and they all use the padding.

    This isn’t going to work for me. While the new features are great, they do not outweigh this loss of functionality.

    I hope this comes back, or I will be rolling back to 3.8.3.

    This is an absolute deal breaker for me.

    Urgh…. I used the padding heavily. I have some posts with 15 pictures on them and they all use the padding.

    Try this plug-in:
    http://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-image-styles/

    Might work for you. Still need the option to change-out an image link (that’s already on the page, currently have to delete the image and re-insert) for those who use templates (like myself), but this solves one problem of padding and borders at least.

    There will be a plugin that restores the options relatively soon.

    Yet ANOTHER Plugin to REPLACE what WordPress Removed? Seriously? WordPress STOP FIXING THINGS THAT ARE NOT BROKEN.

    Whats worse is NO Choice when WordPress decides to do an Update and FRYS everyone’s website.

    I have OTHER things to do in life then babysit my Website 24/7 in case WordPress gets a wild hair. 3 “Updates” in 2 Weeks? Really?

    Am Really tired of this and can Bet I’m not the only one.

    (I edited this post to Remove Massive Profanity that I feel towards WordPress taking all my time to Fix things THEY Broke FOR NO REASON)

    DLR1029, please don’t shout.

    The 2 security updates were unfortunate. We would have waited on 3.8.3, but we had outright broken 3.8.2 and it was imperative for the many people who wait until a new major release is out for a couple weeks before upgrading.

    Also speaking of those updates, auto-updates are for minor releases and that was introduced in 2013 with WordPress 3.7, and has been applied quite a few times since then. Again, the auto updates are only for minor release number updates. So 3.8.1 will update to 3.8.2 but it will not update to 3.9. The major version number release upgrades have to be initiated manually in the WordPress dashboard as always.

    The auto updates can be tuned and that includes disabling update emails. In the majority of cases a minor point release should not break anything. It’s really encouraged that users leave the auto updates in place.

    If you really, truly, feel you need to disable them, you should read this codex document: https://codex.wordpress.org/Configuring_Automatic_Background_Updates

    We really encourage people to read this post about updates, before disabling, to understand the rational behind them. They really are well tested, and if you find that you have to ‘fix’ your site after every minor update, it’s probably time for an extensive audit of your plugins and themes, as these changes are usually 1-4 files only, and maybe 30 lines of code at any time. We really do keep ’em as lean and mean as possible.

    As for the MAJOR update to 3.9? You or your host did that one, and things that were removed were features used by a minority of users. Changing things is a part of progress. TinyMCE 4 was needed in order to be able to adapt to how the web is growing and changing, and that did come at a trade off. The image editor was a struggle with UX/UI and space. But all these things were tested by volunteers before being released, and for the vast majority of users, work just fine.

    “things that were removed were features used by a minority of users.”

    Thats why there are literally 1000s of complaints about it posted JUST today on web forums Everywhere. Those Poor “Minority of users”

    And I REALLY don’t believe ANY “volunteers” tested this. If they had you would have heard them complain. We know of NO ONE that hasn’t used the Borders/Vertical/Horizontal settings Regularly.

    And as a Design Firm Owner & Developer I find your incompetent attempt to blame Us “it’s probably time for an extensive audit of your plugins and themes” almost insulting if I didn’t know you are simply trying to cover your own inability to face the facts.

    If you wanted WordPress to be a Private Project done YOUR way then YOU should keep it Private. Otherwise you need to find a way to provide what people want. It’s been made AMPLY Clear to you what features people use and Like. Though you do seem to continue Ignoring us.

    I SHOUT because Clearly you are Not LISTENING to people who actually use WORDPRESS.

    We set clients up to manage their Own websites which is what WordPress USED to be Perfect for but now you expect all those MAJORITY of people to get plugins to keep replacing features? Or now the MAJORITY of which are Average users are expected to learn HTML just to put a Border on their Photo?

    God save the MOM&POPs now that you’re to good for them.

    I run a blog that has 10,263 images in the library. Every one of those was posted with a border and padding.

    I may be a minority, but I want padding and borders back.

    Moderator Andrew Nevins

    @anevins

    Forum moderator

    Thats why there are literally 1000s of complaints about it posted JUST today on web forums Everywhere. Those Poor “Minority of users

    By the way even if there were thousands of complaints on the forums, and by saying that you’re taking those complaints as a good representation of issues people have with core, compare that with how many people use WordPress. You will see the minority clearly. However, I’ve yet to see one thousand complaints on the WordPress.org forums about this.

    Otherwise you need to find a way to provide what people want. It’s been made AMPLY Clear to you what features people use and Like. Though you do seem to continue Ignoring us.

    The thing is WordPress can’t incorporate every thing that people request, and it also has its idea that these options should be handled by plugins in the majority of cases. So the things it does incorporate are on a needs basis, how many people need it, the reason why and the urgency of it all.

    I SHOUT because Clearly you are Not LISTENING to people who actually use WORDPRESS.

    We encourage you not to shout because it really decreases the likelihood that anyone would help you.

    Moderator Andrew Nevins

    @anevins

    Forum moderator

    To clarify, this thread was opened so that j2001rad (the original poster) could receive help on how to add borders to images without having to code it. Thank you themovieman and Ipstenu.

    Moving this to the How To and Troubleshooting forum.

    If you still need help could you create a new thread there: http://wordpress.org/support/forum/how-to-and-troubleshooting#postform

    Or if you’re not looking for support could you create a thread in the feedback forum? http://wordpress.org/support/forum/requests-and-feedback#postform – be constructive please

    Moderator Andrew Nevins

    @anevins

    Forum moderator

    Also worth noting that we track unanswered threads here: http://wordpress.org/support/view/no-replies – So if someone’s looking for support and you’re responding make sure you’re responding to help them out, because you will remove them from that “no-replies” list and once the thread runs off the first page of the forum it’ll be difficult to find again.

    Moderator Andrew Nevins

    @anevins

    Forum moderator

    And I REALLY don’t believe ANY “volunteers” tested this. If they had you would have heard them complain.

    I wouldn’t doubt that it had been tested, but in future a way you could guarantee it has is by testing it yourself at the beta stage: http://make.wordpress.org/core/handbook/beta-testing/

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