Image Wall
[resolved] It generates an error when you try to disable it! (6 posts)

  1. raikit
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello, I tested the plugin. It is interesting! However, I can not disable the plugin. It generates an error when you try to disable it:

    Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 99090432) (tried to allocate 53 bytes) in /mnt/web6/b1/xx/xxxxxxxx/htdocs/wp-includes/meta.php on line 571

    Best Regards



  2. Parakoos
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Why would you want to disable it? (only kidding)

    I've never seen that one before. When you de-activate the plugin, it removes the random order meta data on all your images. I wonder if perhaps it doesn't scale well? I've got a lot of images on my blog, and I'm on a shared (and very underpowered) host, and I've never seen this error before.

    How big is your site, and how many images do you have there?

  3. Parakoos
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    For full disclosure, this is what the code does when you de-activate it:

    /* Clears all the Image Wall time hashes from all attachments. */
    function tmn_iw_attachment_hash_clear() {
    	$myposts = get_posts( array(
    		'post_type' 	=> 'attachment',
    		'nopaging' 	=> true,
    		'post_status' 	=> 'all',
    		'post_parent' 	=> null
    	) );
    	foreach( $myposts as $mypost ) {
    		delete_post_meta($mypost->ID, 'tmn-iw-hash' );

    I guess that there may be a scalability issue with the 'nopaging=true'. I will see if I can replace this with a one-off hand-crafted SQL update call, which should scale without issue. It will take me a few days to do (busy busy) so please hang in there.

    In the meantime, don't worry about the plugin remaining active. If there is no [image_wall] shortcode in your post or page, the plugin won't add any CSS or JS files, so it won't affect your site.

    Thanks for giving me a chance to fix this before leaving a bad rating.

  4. raikit
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks for your answer!

    I wanted to test it to make it possible later to take in the live mode after some adjustments. There are several thousand images ....


    WordPress 3.5

    Theme: Striking

    Maybe there's a theme conflict. I will test it.

    Not smart of me, why I try to not to test our homepage. But since there are almost no pictures ... hahaha ....

    I have patience. ;-)


  5. raikit
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello, there seems to be a conflict with the theme. I have now tested. I suppose that it is due to some internal theme scripts for image sizes. But I'm not the expert.

  6. Parakoos
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'm glad to hear it! I will set this support item to resolved in that case. I hope you can track down the issue and sort it out with the theme developer.

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