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how to not sqeeze the image in narrow windows (5 posts)

  1. jochenthomas
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Hi,
    Evaluating different Background Slider I see very often the following procedure is used:
    - Vertical: fixed, 100% height of image
    - Horizontal: if browser is scaled down (narrow):
    1. The background image will be squeezed to roughly 80%
    2. After that the image will stay centered BUT it will not squeezed anymore but only cropped, so the middle of the picture is at any time visible in a useful proportion.

    Supersized currently squeezes the image on e.g. mobile devices (or small browser window) in a way it is not usable anymore.
    Let’s say you use a building with windows as background image the windows will not be recognizable anymore as the windows will only appear like a line. Would it be as mentioned before the windows would still be windows, but of course you will see only a small (central) part of the building.

    So is it possible to achieve this?

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-supersized/

  2. jayramirez9
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    I'd also like to see a more background-size: cover; way of handling the resize of images. Is there a way to add this as one of the options?

  3. sophiewe
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    i've got the same problem.
    Solving it with the "cover" option works nice (as also explained here: http://css-tricks.com/perfect-full-page-background-image/).
    But that's a solution without WP Supersized. So integration of this technique in the plugin would be very cool!

  4. jochenthomas
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    Thanks for pointing to a coding-alternative, but the plugin has the advantage of high flexibility (with different parameters).
    So hope it will be integrated...
    What is the developer of WP Supersized is saying???

  5. sophiewe
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    I am now using the plugin "Background Manager". That works. :)

    "Background Manager allows you to display a random image as the website background at each visit or as a timed slideshow, without the need to edit the theme."

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