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Images not loading at correct size


Hi there... This is a magic module but i am having an issue.
On IE (9) and Firefox, the images sometimes load at a fraction of the size that they should, escpecially if you hit (CTRL F5) a few times. My images are set to 895 x 348px's but they sometimes display at 178px x 15px. A single page refresh sometimes corrects this.
I am using Content Slider ver 1.02 on DNN 06.01.05 (142)
I have only one thought.... I get a notification on the module settings regarding the cacheing, it recommends that I set the cacheing to none, but this is not possible as the module/setting reverts back to file immediately every time that I set it to none and save it!
I have set the entire portal to "not cache" to try and test if this is the issue yet the problem still persist...
please help....

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cdihost wrote Oct 15, 2013 at 11:03 AM

Hi there ...
thanks for this useful extension. I have had the same issue on several portals and it occurs randomly but I've found that if I right click on the little picture and laddor about it so it appears in the original size again. So it should have something to do with the cache.

vangor wrote Oct 15, 2013 at 1:31 PM

I've run into this issue with Firefox, as well. A <Ctrl><F5> to flush the cache will always bring up thumbnail sized images in my case. Then simply refreshing the page makes the images normal size.

Additionally, I frequently ran into cases where the slides were not scaling properly on Android devices.

Will's done a great job building a user-friendly UI for the jQuery Cycle plug-in. My gut is telling me that the problem is with the Cycle code, and not the Content Slider code.

To work around the problem, I implemented the FlexSlider JavaScript plug-in:

FlexSlider doesn't suffer from image sizing issues in Firefox, nor scaling issues within Android. It's been rock solid on my past two projects.

The downside to FlexSlider is that it's implemented with code in an HTML module. It's easy for a DNN SysAdmin, but not easy for the typical customer who doesn't understand HTML.

One clever DNN Administrator configured Ventrian News Articles templates so that the customer could add a new FlexSlider slide by adding an article to Ventrian NA. This was an elegant solution, and I'm copying it for my next project.

In the meantime, it would be really cool to have a Will Strohl-style UI built for FlexSlider. I've been wanting to get into the development side of DNN. I may attempt this when I get time down the road.

See Ya!

hismightiness wrote Aug 31, 2015 at 5:49 AM

Sounds like we might benefit from changing the underlying slider plugin that's in use. If you think that's a good idea, please create an issue for it in the new project location.