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What is your take: TimThumb vs. WordPress Thumbnails? The great debate [closed]

When it comes to excerpts, do you believe TimThumb or WordPress thumbnails is the way to go? And why? Answers will not be graded (but may be criticized).
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Timthumb script being compromised - What precautions to take? [closed]

Read an article about Timthumb script being compromised making WP installations vulnerable. Source here Taking a look at timthumb.php, There is the following function, which I presume is the culprit. ...
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Setting different width and height for gravatar

I've been trying to set a different width and height using the get_avatar function. I need to set the author's avatar in single.php to 60x40 size. So let's say the gravatar looks like this: when ...
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what is the difference between timthumb and post thumbnail?

I get the image through wordpress built in post_thumbnail, but i see a lot of developers use timthumb for that and i don't know why! is it more flexible or something?
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TimThumb & htaccess : clean url

Do you know if there's a way to alter via htaccess the timthumb urls ? My question is if i can change for example urls like this ...
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If Media Type .GIF

Been looking for a way to do this but cant seem to find anything, not even here. I am using timthumb to re-size my sites images. As most of you know after re-sizing a animated gif its not going to ...
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Which Versions of WordPress Ship with the Patched TimThumb?

Do you recall when the TimThumb exploit occurred? Which versions of WordPress bundled with this exploit? I need to inform a client that they should be upgrading to at least the version of WP when this ...
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TImthumb not working for absolute path

Tim thumb script is working fine, My issue is with absolute path and relative path. when i give relative path, i get the output. but when i use the absolute path, i am getting 403 forbidden error. ...
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Large image upload size (using timthumb.php

I seem to be having this issue with all of the images on my site. First I optimise a .jpg in Photoshop to approx 100k (it's a large header image), then I upload through Wordpress' media uploader as ...
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Is Timthumb still broken? What security measures should be taken?

A client has requested we use a theme, and that theme has a Timthumb dependency. I know that there has been some serious vulnerabilities in the past, but what is the current state of that plugin? ...
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Image resizing - TimThumb vs convert on upload?

I'm using jQuery Supersized to display a full screen background slideshow on my blog, and I'm using mobile detection to serve a smaller version of the images to mobile devices so it will load faster. ...
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Timthumb.php image gallery not working on Multisite Wordpress

What I am trying to do is get a gallery working on a multisite wordpress installation . . It works on the home site because that is where wordpress is actually installed but not on the sub domain ...
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Remove timthumb.php from my custom theme

I have used timthumb.php to handle various type of image format in my custom theme, but this is making my site slow and more the number of images per page more it is taking to re size, crop them I am ...
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Thumbs and pictures not showing anymore

After moving my site to a new VPS cloud server, things worked fine for a couple of days, but this morning all of the thumbs and pictures stopped showing, even though they're still in the same ...
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VT-resize (great alternative to timthumb) : Errors cropping (litespeed, centos 6.3)

I'm using from several months wt-resize, a script to resize images on the fly. It works very well until now... I've changed hosting provider. I'm using now Centos 6.3 (no control panel) + Litespeed ...
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Malware in header.php [closed]

Four different websites got infected and been blocked by Google, and after a quick look, I've noticed this just before wp_head(): <?php #d93065# echo(gzinflate(base64_decode("tVVNj5swEP0... ...
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Using native wp image support instead of timthumb

After having no luck with timthumb, and on the advice from this site I am going to edit my theme so it works using native wp functions. However I'm a little stuck. I found this ...
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How to set thumbnail for each tag?

I would like to set thumbnails for each tag. I actually need two type of thumbnails. 16 x 16 and 90 x 90. 16 x 16 will be used infront of tag name like stackoverflow. 90 x 90 will be used in tag page ...
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Is file_exists() compatible with timthumb.php? [closed]

I'm using the latest timthumb script to generate my post thumbnails and include them along with the excerpt. Though I only want the thumbnails to load if their files actually exist, otherwise I don't ...
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1answer
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Replace TimThumb in existing WordPress Themes

I'm sure most are aware of the most recent Timthumb issues. I know they have put a band-aid on the problem, but I really don't care for the script for several reasons. Before I started building my ...
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1answer
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Broken thumbnails (sometimes) with TimThumb

Reinstalled theme with latest version of TimThumb (was previously effected by the vulnerability issue). Now most of my thumbnails work, but some do not. My theme relies on this plugin, so I'm not sure ...
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how to show images without passing it to timthumb.php file for resizing

currently I m showing post image and it's exceprt on my index page of website. Beacuse of this site is slow downs as each image is passed to timthumb.php file. I want to change in code so that image ...
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Why WordPress developer still using timthumb and what are advantages using them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is your take: TimThumb vs. WordPress Thumbnails? The great debate Can you explain to me why timthumb is much better than WP image resizer inside wp core function? ...
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How to get blog_id of an MU site when running a custom function on the parent site

Simple enough question, but one which is proving difficult to find a solution to. Quick preamble - the situation this is addressing is a MU network using sitewide tags plugin which pulls all ...
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How to fix thumb.php error

So I moved a site to a new URL and some post thumbnail images aren't showing up. What is strange is that some are pathing to the new /uploads folder without a problem. Others are producing this ...
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retina.js, timthumb with Amazon s3?

I have a WP site, I use amazon s3 for CDN. My WP theme support retina.js & timthumb.php but it doesn't load retina & image with amazon s3. How to make it works now? For example: Retina: On ...
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My Server Doesn't Allow timthumb; How Can I Remove It?

I have searched around but I've found no simple way for doing this. I have themes I bought from ReadyThemes.com that all have timthumb as the image resizer. I would prefer to use Wordpresses default ...
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Using mr-image-resizer and Advanced Custom Fields

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields for displaying images in my Wordpress theme, but need to implement the TimThumb alternative mr-image-resizer. Here's my 'standard' code: <?php ...
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Check if there is an image in a post or comment and make it a thumbnail automatically [duplicate]

Is this possible? So just like video embeds... If it sees an <img> tag in a post or comment, it should make a thumbnail of the image.... Can this be done? If so, how?
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Timthumb.php - open_basedir restriction in effect

I'm using a plugin that hides common Wordpress paths mysite.com/wp-content/uploads/image.jpg became mysite.com/images/image.jpg Everything works fine. Except timthumb.php, it handles some images ...
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2answers
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How to get thumbnail from post attachment in this loop

I use this code to display Most popular posts based on view count, but I dont have images in post content I have all images attached to post via attachment (gallery) How to replace this "thimthumb" ...
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Source problem for children page image

I have this problem and maybe you can help me. I want to get a list of all children pages from page (with id 20) and then get the featured image from each one and resize with Thumbnail. Right now I ...
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Why are some of my thumbnails not being generated?

I am currently developing my new theme over at testing.detailsofmylife.net and I am using a WooThemes template as my basic design. I want to try and include their WooTabs widget as graphically I ...
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Duped WP Site - tim thumb uses abs url from prev site [closed]

I am duping a wordpress site to split them to 2 similar but diff sites. The original site is working. Latest WP and Theme. On dupe site, with Firebug, I get this for thumbs: ...
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Shortcode not picking up custom field

I created a custom field that allows me to set the cropping style of timthumb, but I am also using short code to populate a page with blog posts, but the shortcode isn't picking up the customfield, so ...
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TimThumb cache directory issue [closed]

I have a site with 9000 posts and those posts have external images and they are not stored on my server. These posts have thumbs that show on the homepage. My problem is this: whenever someone visits ...