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Opened 9 months ago

Last modified 9 months ago

#59093 new defect (bug)

WordPress 6.3 and Featured Image Resize Problem

Reported by: ungowp's profile ungowp Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Post Formats Keywords:
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After installing WordPress 6.3, we realized that we have an important problem. The images we upload as Featured are cropping.This can seriously affect our site traffic. How can we prevent this from happening? Our featured images are all high resolution, but they appear as 1200px in Google results.

We have been using add_filter( 'big_image_size_threshold', 'return_false' ); since day one. Also in media settings all resolution values are set to 0px. But despite this, after WP 6.3, all our images started to be indexed as 1200px.

An image that is normally 3000px is now indexed at 1200px:

Change History (1)

#1 @ungowp
9 months ago

Wordpress 6.3 crops featured images when we don't want it to. This is a very big problem.

Another image uploaded as 1800px was rebuilt as 1200px and indexed as such:

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