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WP Gif Resizer


This plugin allow WordPress to generate animated thumbnail from GIF files, instead of static files.

This plugin uses image magick convert to generate smaller gif, your server needs to have it. A check
is done during activation, so if you do not have acces to convert this plugin will do nothing.


Install this plugin as any other plugins

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/wp-gif-resizer directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Next GIF uploaded will use this plugin


Why should i install this plugin ?

By default WordPress generate thumbnails of GIF files, but the generated files are not animated.
This plugins generate animated thumbnail


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  • First release