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Possible resolution for avatar cropping issues

  • Several people, myself included, have had issues with cropping avatars once they’ve been uploaded. After doing some plugin testing I discovered that “Dynamic Content Gallery” ( causes a conflict. This plugin uses SmoothGallery which in turn runs on MooTools.

    As many know, Mootools has conflicts with jQuery which is the script used for avatar cropping. I think the problem occurs because of the way Dynamic Content Gallery loads its script into wp_head. I believe this problem can possibly be resolved using the “jQuery.noConflict” command. However since I’m not familiar with javascript, I don’t know how to do it.

    The Dynamic Content Gallery plugin is a very important part of several WordPress themes, so just disabling it isn’t really an option. But of course, I also want the the ability to crop my avatars. Any solutions?


    I’m running WP MU 2.6.5, the latest stable version of BuddyPress (not the trunk), and using the “Revolution Church” theme (

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  • I don’t have the solution, but I do have an observation: the general.js file in my file is s zero byte file. If this is the javascript that handles cropping, then this could be your problem as well.

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    Burt Adsit


    Howdy. @fjk, if you have a zero byte general.js file then it’s not from the combo download. I downloaded the combo again and it’s just fine.


    Hello and thanks for the response. I will download the archive again double check the file.

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