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  • The slider had dynamic height depending on the size of the image an potential caption. With this plugin enabled the height seems to become fixed and cuts off every image.

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  • Plugin Author Felix Arntz

    (@flixos90)

    For sliders, I recommend skipping the images from being lazy-loaded, by adding a CSS class skip-lazy to them. Do you happen to know if FlexSlider adds a specific class to its images itself? If so, I could at that class to the blacklist, so that these images wouldn’t be lazy-loaded by the plugin.

    Native lazy-loading via the loading attribute at the moment only lazy-loads images that are actually outside of the viewport anyway, so not those in e.g. a slider.

    I’m not quite as versed in WordPress and its plugins as Matt is, but the problem does seem to be the order in which things get loaded.

    If I add “skip-lazy” to the img class in the flexslider, nothing happens. Safe assumption: The native lazyload does its thing first.

    If I change your hard-coded variable (const SKIP_LAZYLOAD_CLASS = ‘skip-lazy’) to one of the classes on the images (like (const SKIP_LAZYLOAD_CLASS = ‘wp-post-image’ — which would be useless, since I imagine all images get that class), then it works.

    I’m open to any and all suggestions. Thanks!

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