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    Dear Kriesi Team,
    I’ve got a question concerning the enfold theme in combination with the WooCommerce shop plug in. We are a company, that would like to sell video clips via the woocommerce shop. The whole layout incl. programming was done by a programmer and is oriented on big video agencies like shutterstock.com or corbismotion. We created a catalog of small thumbnails (jpeg) that are loaded first. While mouse over, a low res video starts to play. By clicking on the video, you get into the article details and can buy the article. Here is a screenshot of the catalog view incl. mouse over effect:

    WooCommerce Thumbnails

    We have noticed, that all small thumbnail images are a little bit unsharp, although the woocommerce thumbnails size (Woocommerce settings -> Image options) matches exactely the pixel size of our source jpegs, that I’ve uploaded to each article and which are clearly sharp.
    Woocommerce or WordPress must either do an unnecessary resizing, that we don’t want or must apply a compression to the jpegs.
    Due to the responsive design, the images getting more and more unsharp when reducing the windows size of the browser. I found out, that woocommerce scales the thumbnails to five different pixel sizes, depending on the size of the browser window.

    Thumbnail size full screen window 187×105
    reduce window size Thumbnail jumps to 159×89
    reduce window size more Thumbnail jumps to162x91
    reduce window size more Thumbnail jumps to 208×117
    reduce window size more Thumbnail jumps to 266×150 (its a view like on an i-phone display)

    Is there a way that we can make our thumbnail images sharper throughout the whole responsive layout and avoid unnecessary image processing by woocommerce/wordpress?

    Thanks for your answer!

    #185753

    Hi PeterPan2!

    We will need to see the site and example live so we can inspect the images in place and see what their size is relative to the container.

    Regards,
    Devin

    #187254

    Hi Devin,

    please goto:
    http://www.weisscam.com/wp

    Regards,
    PeterPan2

    #187856

    The size getting created is 172×97.jpg

    So you can use this plugin to find that size and then change it http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-image-sizes/

    After you save you will need to regenerate thumbnails to have the new image shown.

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