Elgg Cover Photo

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Adds simple Cover Photo or timeline avatar capabilities to your Elgg installation just like facebook cover photo

by Tom
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Benefits of using Elgg Cover Photo plugin

  • Elgg users can create a good-looking cover photo for their business page or personal profile page
  • Elgg Cover Photo resizes a single image into six different configure sizes during image upload time so that no need to resize the image through CSS while serving mobile or desktops - hence, page loads faster and  for responsive images sites will even show the image better.
  • The Elgg Cover Photo serves rectangular composition icons or images with exact height and width dimensions that is set by the elgg site administrator .
  • Most of the users will not need to take a lot of their time to design their elgg Cover photos images.
  • The Elgg Cover Photo uploaded by user on elgg site will be exact or look alike but resized into several sizes and shapes on desktop, mobile, and smartphones with very little distortion.


Detailed measurements: The Image or photo a user uploads is resized into six different images and here are the default sizes

  • Official Elgg topbar image dimension:  320pixels wide by 180 pixels tall--Smartphone image
  • Official Elgg tiny image dimension:  320 pixels wide by 95 pixels tall – Mobile image
  • Official Elgg small image dimension:  900 pixels wide by 200 pixels tall
  • Offical Elgg medium cover photo sizes: 600 pixels wide by 200 pixels tall
  • Official Elgg Large cover photo size: 851 pixels wide by 315 pixels tall - You probably guessed it by now ... it's the official  Facebook Cover Photo size!
  • Official Elgg master image dimension:  990 pixels wide by 288 pixels tall

For more information read here    https://community.elgg.org/discussion/view/1856576/new-elgg-cover-photo-plugin


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Project Info


  • Category: Photos and Images
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2016-1-4
  • Downloads: 4161
  • Recommendations: 8

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