[MediaWiki-l] Image thumbnailing in MediaWiki

Greg Rundlett (freephile) greg at freephile.com
Tue Aug 1 16:43:18 UTC 2017

On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 10:51 AM, [[kgh]] <mediawiki at kghoffmeyer.de> wrote:

> Building up on this information:
> I have once tried to switch from "regular thumb handling" to "404 thumb
> handling" on an existing wiki and found that this does not work since as
> a result no thumbs were rendered at all. Starting with "404 thumb
> handling" on a fresh wiki however works fine. I have not dug into this
> more but may it be that all existing thumbs have to be deleted to clear
> the way for the new handling mode when switching the mode on wiki
> already in use?
> Cheers Karsten

I haven't tried it, but would think that you can switch to using  a 404
handler.  However, the documentation says that you should also set
$wgGenerateThumbnailOnParse to false. [1]

[1] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Thumb.php

Greg Rundlett

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