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July 17, 2012 at 11:16 pm in reply to: How can I get acceptable image quality in the portfolio? #83295
Super! That makes perfect sense Devin. Now for the first time I have my original sharp image in the portfolio. It was driving me nuts.July 17, 2012 at 7:10 pm in reply to: How can I get acceptable image quality in the portfolio? #83293
Oh well, I have begun working on my site with another theme. But really, I think it is something that you need to look into.
More research: I made a test where I uploaded my own (sharp) 609×406 thumbnail. It turns out, that even if the 609×406 thumb is sharp, when it is shown in the portfolio (in the 609×406 “window”) it somehow gets degraded (fuzzy).
So now my above question is *not* the one to answer. :-(
So far the only way to see a sharp non-degraded image, seems to be in the lightbox. Bummer.
Thanks Ismael. As I wrote, I already set thumb qulity to 100. It did get better, but I want the best :-)
So my question is still: How can I force the portfolio item to use my original 609×406 file and NOT the 609×406 thumbnail?
After a bit of research, I found a tip: Set the thumbnail quality to 100 in /wp-admin/includes/image.php . This actually helped a bit, so now the difference between the portfolio image and the original image (of the the size) is not so big.
I would still love to be able to use the non-thumb image though. As a photographer it seems a bit silly not to use the best quality you can.
I you look at prettyPhoto.css, at the bottom there is some stuff about small sizes. There are some code for pp_default, but not for the other themes. So perhaps you could copy those lines that has pp_default in them, and change to the theme of your choice. (If that makes sense).
BTW: How do I enable the Twitter and Facebook icons in PrettPhoto?
Same situation here. I just changed PP theme to light_square, and iPhone size is all screwed up. Going back pp_default, as it is not a huge issue for me.July 14, 2012 at 7:27 am in reply to: slideshow height still resizing… although added in quick css… #82912
If it is ok for you to crop your images to the same height, then do that. That will save you trouble.
Unfortunatly there are many themes that don´t really work as well as their demos (slideshows, portfolios etc) if your images are of varying height.
As I do not want to crop, I am going to add black sides to my images to make them all have the same aspect ratio. Not ideal, but I can live with it.
That´s it :-)
Now while we at it, can you tell me how I revove the part under the comment field that looks like this:
You may use these HTML tags and attributes:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>July 12, 2012 at 9:35 am in reply to: Whole Site Down and No access to Control Panel: URGENT #82656
Not helping your situation right now, but for the future perhaps:
I use an external editor (Komodo on mac (free)), and it gives me at least two huge benefits:
1. Unlimited undo (in your current case, you would just have to hit undo untill you were back at a site that worked).
2. Syntax check. If you forget a “;” or anything, you get instant reminder (and help).
Plus editing in general is just way more convenient, as the files you are working with can all be open at once, and you don´t have to navigate to the Edit page in WP, but you just jump to your editor. Superfast and easy.
Dude, thanks, but that only gave me the number of comments in the meta info. I would like the comments to actually show below the portfolio item.July 10, 2012 at 11:53 pm in reply to: Transparent header to allow "universal" background #82456
You probably meant:
That worked! :-)
Thanks for the explanation Devin.
Sad, because I liked so many things about Choises. It actually took me several intense days of research to choose it. In that process I looked at Flashlight too, but I have another criteria also: It should be responsive. I am not absolutely sure of how important that is, but in these days it seems that everything is going mobile, so I think it is the way to go.
Anyway, I am back to what seems to be an endless search: A well designed responsive theme, that is not too “landscape-centric” in it´s orientation. *Sigh*.
Ok, for the time being I have given up on this issue. I will see if something else may satisfy me. Else I will comeback and cry for help :-)
Devin, I see your point. It is just that I have a clear feeling that when I installed Choices it worked more intuitively for me, not having to hold your mouse anywhere to make it work. But unless anybody else has a version where it works like this, I can not give you an example.July 9, 2012 at 8:40 pm in reply to: Presales question: using Ubermenu (a mega menu plugin) #82048
Wow! I just checked out Ubermenu. Now you don´t need a website, you just need a menu ;-) No really, it is pretty awesome.
Ok, I will answer that myself: Yes that will give me cropped images.
It seems that if you define a thumbnail size with width=y and height=x, and set crop to “false”, you will get images of width y and a varying height. I need to have a fixed height and a width that varies corresponding to the variations in aspect ratio.
If you look at http://www.thevelvetroom.dk/portfolio-item/franny/ you will see my problem clearly.
Dude: With this
= array(‘width’=>930, ‘height’=>300, ‘crop’=>true);
it seems that I will be cropping the images. Isn´t that so?July 8, 2012 at 7:55 pm in reply to: Fixed Slideshow Height, No 'Zoomed Image on Click'', and Slideshow URL Link #81517
Thanks Dude. But I tried it out, (and ran the regenerate thumbnails function) and it fixes the height, but images are cropped. I need a solution that leaves all images uncropped with a fixed slider height.
Any other ideas?
Nope, I am trying to make the page titles white. Right now they are grey. (Like “Contact us” here: http://www.thevelvetroom.dk/contact/ )July 7, 2012 at 7:57 am in reply to: Where is the styling for title and exerpt area for portfolio items on front page #81765