Convert Image Resource

Convert Image Resource 1.0

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
Description:

Converts hot linked images in Resource Manager into attachments.

Features:
  • Linked images are immediately converted after resource is saved.
  • Images resizing is done with ImageMagick for best quality.
  • Images resized to maximum width and height settings.
Requirements:
  • Requires ImageMagick to be enabled on your server.
  • Requires the ability to execute the PHP exec() command.
XenForo Control Panel Requirements:

This add-on requires a restricted Maximum Attachment Image Dimensions setting. You cannot use 0 or blank as an option. I use the 1600 x 1600 on my forum.

pic001.jpg


Admin CP -> Home -> Options -> Attachments

Convert Image Options:

pic002.jpg


Installation:
  1. Download convertimageresource_v1.0.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location will be library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
  4. Upload the addon-ConvertImageResource_v1.0.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Question and Answers:

Q: Some hot linked image are not converted, why is this?
A: There are varying reasons why a hot linked image cannot be converted, in the rare occasion this happens upload the image as an attachment manually.

Q: Why isn't GD supported?
A: GD does a terrible job of creating large images.

Q: Can files in the /tmp/ directory be deleted?
A: Yes.

Q: Are attachments reused, meaning if the same attachment is located in several posts does each one use up disk space?
A: Each attachment is saved separately, however this is not a problem these days as disk space is so inexpensive.​

Sending a donation:

If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation. My PayPal email address provided upon request via Private Conversation.

Thank you.
Author
AndyB
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