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Is it more efficient to use native image manipulations or a plugin like CE Image?

I've been using the outdated Imgsizr plugin for ages, but now I'm looking to update to something more efficient, etc. It's worth mentioning that I'm using Assets 2 for all uploads, and would ...
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how to dynamically insert image into dynamic text

Ok, let say I have a channel entry that is dynamically being displayed on a page, and I also want to have an image displayed in that text as well, with the text nicely flowing around the image. So ...
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Image cropping/sizing with CE Image

I've got some images that are not square (portrait and landscape format), but I want them cropped square with CE Image. I've tried various parameters from the documentation, but the results are ...
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Lumis IMG Resizer

I am using the img resizer on a bunch of sites and I had a server upgrade and since then all images will not resize. I think it is connected to a php plugin but am not sure which one I need to enable ...
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How to get cropping functionality on front-end image upload?

Need to have users upload images on front-end via Safecracker but they need to be a specific width and height - otherwise could just limit the width - so really is going to need some cropping ...
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Image manipulations with category images

Is it possible to use image manipulations with category images? I have heard conflicting reports and it's not working for me. There is a spot to designate image manipulations for category images, but ...
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Switching images based on product variation using Espresso

I'm using Expresso Store & Channel Images Modules and I want to change the image being shown based on the colour variation chosen by the customer. eg. when selecting the blue shoe a blue show ...
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Renaming image files upon upload.. Channel Images?

I have a gallery on each of my single entry pages, that includes image files uploaded by my users. Is there a way to automatically change the filenames of these images upon upload? Something like ...
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Assets 2.1.4 strange behaviour: "Could not upload the file ... "

Assets is the only thirdparty module/filedtype installed. Native cache folder are 777. File upload directory is working and uploads images correctly. Assets shows no folder at all. But if I upload one ...
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Website using old images... is this a cache issue?

I've built a site for a client that has a section which displays a number of entries. For each entry there is a thumbnail. There are currently 50 entries, and for just two of those entries the ...
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blurry images after upload

Using Channel Images to upload images. They are uploaded at full size and no resizing is set. When I save the image off the browser and open it Photoshop, they are back to original sharpness. Also, I ...
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Easy way to combine lightbox-functionality with Expresso

Has anyone come up with an easy way for non-html-savvy users to put lightbox-style images into an Expresso (CKEditor) field. Meaning, link a thumbnail with a bigger version of an image and fire some ...
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Scheduling / rotating images on a daily basis

I have an area on my homepage for an image. I would like this image to change on a daily basis. I would like to queue up images so they are ready. I know i could set a channel for these images and ...
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How best for user to upload, access and insert own images only in Channel Form?

I have a Channel Form for users to submit content. They need to be able to upload images, and then in a RTE editor (e.g. Description field) be able to click the Insert Image button but only see the ...
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Possible to compress images to be not larger than certain size?

That title might be a little confusing (sorry) but I'm using Channel Images to run some galleries; the client is giving me jpegs that were saved at highest quality, so they are too large (about 1-1....
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A user loaded 7 images in EE 2.5.5. Two images are missing from the front end display

I had been using EE 1.7 and I could always download a loaded image to check for a large size or formatting problem from the backend. Now with 2.5.5, I am not able to download the images or otherwise ...
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Programmatically Uploading Image

I've got a channel where the editor is specifying a YouTube link. I'll also need a still from the video, which I can get from YT (see https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2068344/how-to-get-thumbnail-...
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Allow cropping of image for one usage while retaining original image?

Some of the images on my site will be used in multiple sizes and aspect ratios. I would like for the client to only have to upload one version of each image (the original size) and have the site ...
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has anyone used the Hop Inject plug-in?

Looking for a way to "inject" images into channel entries without having the content administrator trying to mess with html. I found hop inject on devot-ee, and I'm wondering if anyone has used it or ...
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Can P&T Assets read/use image EXIF data?

Seems like a no-brainer feature to have, specifically regarding the date and location properties of images. And yes, I know I can use VZ Exif, but for performance reasons, I'd prefer to have that ...
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Suggested method to watermark images on a case-by-case basis? (Matrix+CE Image or Channel Image)

I want to add watermarks to some images that I upload to an EE site. I create images/illustrations and want to watermark those. It's helpful when the images come up in Google Image Search, both for ...
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Any way to restrict image size on upload?

I have some fields where multiple images are uploaded. These images need to be created manually to ensure they're cropped correctly, and I want to ensure that each field only accepts an image cropped ...
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Image rendition's height and width

SEE: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/modules/channel/custom_fields.html#variable-pair-usage I have my images resized to multiple thumbnail sizes. How do I access the url, height, and ...
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Default to no styling images in EE's Rich Text Editor

Is there a way to disable the Rich Text Editor from adding styling to images that are inserted into the field? I am specifically referring to use of the RTE in the administration portal. For example ...
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Outputting next post image within {exp:channel:next_entry}

I'm trying to output an image of the next post within my template like so... {exp:channel:next_entry} <img src="{testimony_story_background}"/> {/exp:channel:next_entry} It doesn't work. ...
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Saving rendered page as image

I'm trying to find a way to have EE automatically save a webpage as an image. Basically when an single entry page is rendered I would also like EE to create an image of the finished page and attach ...
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Strange filter applied to images by EE uploaded via File Manager - mystery!

I’ve got an EE 2.5.2 site running on Dreamhost which we upgraded a while ago from 1.6.x. Ever since doing so all the images we upload via the File Manager seem to get some weird filter applied to them,...
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Channel Form and Grid Images : AJAX

Having an issue where my form is losing all image values on a grid when saving via AJAX. I have the parameters on my channel form as json="yes" include_assets="yes" Is the issue that I'm sending via ...
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Batch Uploading & Watermarking?

One of the things we are excited about with expression engine is that watermarking images when uploading is so easy for admins. Unfortunately we have also discovered that files can only be uploaded ...
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Email image replacement to reduce SPAM

I'm creating a website that features a number of email addresses within the content. The client is asking if we can set emails to be automatically converted into images, with hyperlinks behind the ...
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File Upload urls have //chroot added to the url

I'm using the FocusLab Master Config set up which may be relevant. I haven't had any issues previously like this however. I'm in the middle of migrating from Dev to a new live server and 90% of ...
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Upload image and get "URL Only" in text field

In EE1 part of our workflow was to upload images and store just the path to them in the a text field. Sometimes this images were uploaded in the control panel and sometimes when there were dozens of ...
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How to upload photo, edit it with Aviary and then submit through a front-end form?

I'm not an experienced user and would like to make something complicated: I'd like to use aviary editor to edit photo's on form submit. I need a form where user's can upload their image, edit it with ...
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Display entries image files in grid field

I've got a grid field called 'images', it has 2 columns in it, a 'files' field, which I've called 'file' and a 'text input' field, which I've called 'caption'. I've got an entry with several images in ...
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Suddenly can not upload images

I suddenly can not upload images and get the following error (Even though all is writeable) I tried to upload files that i had previously uploaded to make sure they are not damaged and still get the ...
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Addon for placing pinpoints on an image?

I'm looking to do something similar to the pink pinpoints seen on the screenshots here: http://ee-garage.com/nsm-live-look I want the client to be able to add pins at a certain point on the image and ...
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Restricting images and file links to members only

I need to create a news/blog section only accessible to logged in members. I know I can restrict templates to members and use {if logged_in} to restrict displaying fields etc. I am looking for advice ...
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How to use images from themes/third_party folder in a plugin?

I am writing a simple plugin and I want to use some images within the plugin. I assume that the *themes/third_party*-folder is the right place for those. How can I use them? I cannot link to them ...
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Images in rich text area

In the ee control panel I have a textarea(rich text) that I use for writing some news articles. These articles include some images in them and I continually have to write the HTML for inserting images....
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Resize uploaded images, delete original

is there a way to upload an big images -> resize the big image to a small one -> delete the original images. I`m not talking about Image Manipulations function, but an direct resize.
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Wygwam, Assets, and Image Manipulations

Is there a way to insert an image's "Image Manipulation" into a Wygwam field? I'm using Assets as the file manager in Wygwam.
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Wygwam CKeditor images not working in Multi-Site

I have Wygwam 2.7.1 / EE 2.5.5 - When trying to add an image in the CkEditor - the 'Browse Server' button has disappeared on all multi-sites but is present and working in the main site. I am using ...
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Maximal image width in Wygwam field

Is there any possibility to set a maximal width (or height) for the image selection modal window in wygwam?
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EE's Native Image Manipulations Stored on S3 with Assets 2?

When storing images to S3 with Assets 2, is it possible to store the images created by ExpressionEngine's native image manipulation functionality to S3 as well, or must they be saved to a local ...
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FreeForm Pro iOs file size too large, how to allow larger images or constrain/resize

EE 5.3.0 FreeForm 1.8.1 I am using FreeForm Pro to handle forms. I have users saying they are unable to upload images from their iPhone because they keep getting errors that say * File size too ...
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Expression Engine file manager - Error on browsing uploaded images

I'm running EE v2.10.1 After a migration the File Manager, while selecting a file in an entry, stopped functioning. The File Manager opened via Content -> Files -> File manager gives no issues. When ...
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CE Image + Assets + S3 = Really Long and Ugly URL

I'm using a combination of Assets (with S3) and CE Image to store and manipulate my images respectively. Here's an example of the tag I use: {exp:ce_img:pair src="{url}" width="1280" height="720" ...
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Unable to view uploaded images from IE11

When uploading images to EE v2.7.2 from IE11 the images cannot be seen after uploading is completed. All other browsers seem to work properly.
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Assets 2.2.2 / 2.3.2 chequerboard / empty thumbnails

I have the chequerboard / empty thumbnails showing up in Assets, for all images. Everything is working fine on the live site. So far I've tried: Checking / applying 777 to all images and the cache/...
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Storing images entries on Google Drive or Amazon S3

sorry again for my bad english.. I'd like to use Amazon S3 or Google Drive as CDN for my images posts. I have a script that adds dynamic parameters at the end of the url image. So if i have an ...
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