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04/23/2014 at 4:38 pm #289381eve lurieGuest
many thanks for all your previous quick replies to this time sensitive job. It is greatly appreciated.
Current question: I’m redoing a site that is all organizations.
1. Don’t seem to be able to get the logos to scale to original aspect ratio. I have tested it with deleting Virtrue and allfiled images, reloading the image each time, after choosing diff. ratio radio button in images>settings.
2.possibly i could increase the height of hte card so that the logo runs across the top of the card adn the contact info is below. but i’d rather keep the card height to the default.
3. Also, i’d like the idiv. tile to show a larger image. than the full directory tile i.e. the 225×150
where is it noted that the indiv. card logo size would be the large,
and which size image, thumnail, are picked for image and logo? or for directory and single.
The 80×54 showing on the full directory.
4. On the first page of directory, the last tile is empty. it looks like there is an empty space for it, but it rolls over to the next page. I have set no limits on # of tiles per page.
here is my shortcode:
[connections background_color="#FFFFFF" background_gradient=FALSE card_width=255 show_image=TRUE show_social_media=TRUE image='logo']
url is http://pde.cc/directory/
I’d like the logo to look like it does in manage>entries scale to fit keeping aspect ratio.
eve lurie04/23/2014 at 7:43 pm #289394
1. Tile Plus will automatically create images from the source image that are
100px x 130px. It does not use the pre-cached image sizes created when you add a new image. You will have to pre-process the image, scale and crop. If you upload a pre-cropped image using the same ratio (10:13) that would work too. For example, images with the dimension of 200px x 260px or 110px x 143px. Here’s the math…
( width / height ) * new-height = new-width
( height / width ) * new-width = new-height
2. This couldn’t be done without digging into the PHP of the template.
3. You need to edit the
card-single.phpfile found here:
Look for this:
$entry->getImage( array( 'image' => $atts['image'] , 'height' => $atts['image_height'] , 'width' => $atts['image_width'] , 'fallback' => array( 'type' => $atts['image_fallback'] , 'string' => $atts['str_image'] ) ) );
Change it to:
$entry->getImage( array( 'image' => 'logo' ) );
Now, it’ll use the logo size defined on the settings page.
4. The default limit is 20 per page. Since you have three in a row, there would be a blank spot. Increase the page limit to 21 by adding
page_limit=21to the shortcode.
Hope that helps!04/24/2014 at 3:34 pm #289427Eve LurieParticipant
many thanks for the great explanation of how it works, this is so helpful.
I’ve solved it for now, by cutting back to 2 tiles per line, by increasing the card width, and the logo width.
[connections background_color="#FFFFFF" background_gradient=FALSE card_width=400 image_width=255 show_image=TRUE show_social_media=TRUE image='logo']
I also changed the setting in settings>images>logo to 225px x150px and radio button to fill, maintain aspect ratio. some logos still hve to be reloaded, but it looks way better. Perhaps with your explanations, i can set this up more easily in future.
Attachments:You must be logged in to view attached files.04/24/2014 at 4:05 pm #289433
Is the site live and may I use it as a live sample?04/24/2014 at 4:12 pm #289434Eve LurieParticipant
yes it is live, I”m hoping they’ll let me update some of the logos that have to be reloaded, but yes you can use it as an example. I notice some of your older examples are no longer active. here’s the URL. http://pde.cc/directory/pg/2/ page2 logos are better.
all the best,
Web Design—WordPress Development—Training
http://evelurie.com04/25/2014 at 8:37 am #289465
Thanks, I put the link right on the Tile Plus page. I did just remove a bunch of dead links earlier this week so the live sample page should be good, for now. Thanks!
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