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Hero Slider – Image Size – contain vs cover

Hi Folks,
I am setting up a row with 5 Hero Sliders across. (I am using the Hero Slider so I can limit the height of the row.) I would like the images to be contained within the frame of the cell but I have several images that are being cut off at the border either vertically or horizontally (my photos vary in size). I am ok with the images not filling to full box ie: more space on the sides or on the top/bottom in order to have the whole image fit. I have searched to forum and have tried many things in the widget but have failed to find a solution. In the widget for each added frame there is an option “Background image type” where the only choice is “Cover but I want to “contain” the image. Can you offer a solution?


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  1. 5 months, 9 hours ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Hi Barbara

    Thanks for reaching out.

    Would the SiteOrigin Slider Widget perhaps work? The Slider Widget has a Height and Responsive Height setting available.

  2. 4 months, 30 days ago BLee

    Thank you for the suggestion. I did a quick test this morning with the SiteOrigin Slider Widget. The row does adjust for the size of the photo but what I would like to happen is to have the photo adjust for the size of the widget’s cell and have the row height remain consistent. Is there something I can do in either the SiteOrigin Slider Widget or the SiteOrigin Hero Widget that would cause the image to change size to fit the cell. I really don’t want to have to manually change the size/aspect ratio on each photo to make this work the way I want it too.

    Is it possible to have the image contained in the cell and have the row height stay the same height?


  3. 4 months, 29 days ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Hi Barbara

    Thanks for your feedback. If possible, please, create a test page with the Slider Widget or if you already have a test page showing the issue you’ve run into, please, send the link.

    Kind regards


  4. 4 months, 26 days ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    This thread was resolved via premium email support. Thanks.

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