Blurry Images (7 posts)

  1. Wild at Art Atelier
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have a problem with my product images, they are all very blurry. I have tried several things but nothing seems to be working...
    Could anyone help me please, I would be very grateful!
    My website is: test.wildatartatelier.com


  2. citynode
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I had trouble with that for a while too, but I think it was from too many settings being set, not having known that settings for image thumbnails are not all in one place, always, and lots of extra JPG compression artifacts plus awkward cropping .

    so check:

    Woocommerce -> Settings -> Catalog (at the bottom of that page, see Image Options)

    and also check

    Settings -> Media -> Image sizes

    you might want a "Regenerate Thumbnails" plugin to make sure your old image thumbnails are confidently removed and replaced, that you activate every time you change your thumbnail/image settings and want to see the results right away.

    in one of my current themes, Wootique, there are even more settings to check … for "Dynamic Image Resizing"

    "There are two alternative methods of dynamically resizing the thumbnails in the theme,WP Post Thumbnail or TimThumb - Custom Settings panel. We recommend using WP Post Thumbnail option."

    As a last resort, you could look at your front end and make sure you know exactly how big your images are going to end up ... and resize them all before uploading, so that no cropping or reduction/enlargement happens at all. I favor the automated process and getting all your settings known and straightened out though, to make your site more flexible and your site layout more potentially fluid.

  3. Wild at Art Atelier
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I've changed the Image sizes, cropped them before inserting so that they are 300px and installed the plugin but they are still blurry...

  4. bmoon
    Posted 3 years ago #

    yes, same exact problem and i didn't have it before 3.5.

    for instance

    when you click on the image, then it opens up and looks fine. but the single image on this page
    and the catalog page

    are blurry. Sheesh, i have an original fine art site, so it's critical that the images are clear.

    It seems that wordpress is optimizing them somehow and lowering their overall resolution...could that be happening and is there a way to make it upload res at 100%?


  5. viewfinder88
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I registered just to give citynode some credit.

    You really got try that plug in tool

    "Regenerate Thumbnails"

    after following the first two of his steps, I ran the plug in from my tools tab in wordpress.

    Worked like a charm.

    Thanks and kudos.

  6. Jamie771
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have problem with blurry images as well. I am using Custom Community Pro theme.
    I've noticed that for example I have Single Product Image size set to 300X300. (in WC Settings >> Catalog >> Image Options), but it is displayed as 330x330 instead of 300x300. I would think that my images are blurry because they are resized to 300X300, but stretched to 330x330. The same problem with Catalog Images and Product Thumbnails.
    Any suggestions how to fix this?

  7. bmoon
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi there, I did exactly what Citynode above said. I played with different sizes for the images (for quite some time) under Settings/Media/Image sizes. Then used the Regenerate Thumbnails plugin.

    That did it for me.

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