Current status of the Ning Platform is always available on the Ning Status Blog.

Photo uploads being auto resized

I swear that I read a recent comment in the Ning Creators forum on this topic, but now searching for it cannot locate that discussion to see if that issue was ever identified and resolved. It has only recently started happening on my site (still under Ning 2.0 plan).

Large images  are being automatically resized or rescaled (much smaller) when uploaded on the Ning site.  In the past, the image would be scaled down to fit the screen frame, but a viewer could either choose the VIEW FULL SIZE option on the photo page or double click any image in a blog or forum post or discussion comment to open it back up to full size for details.

Now that is not happening.  Attached is an example of original (38.5" x 36" poster size) and here it is on the website page. 

If it's a simple fix and anyone can explain this to me in simple English (not technical talk) it would be much appreciated. Or, maybe even help me in phrasing a proper question to the geek squad at Ning help center to have it looked into.


full size original:  GMM%20Season%2011%20-%20-%20MB%20Intros.jpg

forum discussion page with image scaled to frame: 

how image looks "full size" on Ning upload, still shrunk down: 

You need to be a member of Ning Creators Social Network to add comments!

Join Ning Creators Social Network

Votes: 0
Email me when people reply –


  • Well, even the FULL SIZE 38.5" x 36" poster that I attache was scaled down, so now that doesn't even work.

  • Hi there!

    The same question has been mentioned in this discussion on the second page.

    According to the information that I have been able to gather from developers, it's not a bug or malfunction of the system but the feature that has been implemented in order to save some space and increase the loading speed and performance of the networks based on Ning.

    We do apologise for any inconveniences caused.

    Best regards,

    Ning Team.

    Side Backgound Image keeps shrinking and orienting left & animated gif header isn't working
    We've tried to contact support regarding this and all they've done is copy and paste the CSS tutorial for beginners. Our 'Side Image' keeps getting s…
    • Yeah, well please pass along to the programmers in charge of such decisions that this new "feature" totally SUCKS! If we wanted smaller, low resolution pics on the site we would upload them that way. Not being able to expand back to full size is very limiting on quality and detail, especially on items such as a map.
      • Hi Kevin,

        Thanks for your feedback, your opinion is very important for us as it's helping us to make our platform better.

        The report to the management that I have filed yesterday has been updated with your recent message.


        Ning Team.

This reply was deleted.

Some interesting articles related to community management, digital marketing etc. could be found in our digest. Don't hesitate to leave a feedback so we would know that we should continue :-)

Latest Activity

Scott Bishop and Bizz are now friends
11 hours ago
Suzie Nielsen is now friends with Bizz and Rosas † Negras
snow wolf aka lisa adams updated their profile
Katherine Virginia Johnston updated their profile
Rosas † Negras replied to Suzie Nielsen's discussion
Make me love Ning 3.0
"you are welcome ... any question, as you can see, we are all ready to help you"
Scott Bishop replied to Scott Bishop's discussion
Photo Slideshow Embed for N2
"This is great but you lost me at <script>, lol. 
Are you for hire or can you recommend someone? 
Cindy Dean Mccoy posted a discussion
 Did anyone else do the "Thank you for your loyalty" survey and never hear back from the manager ab…
Bizz replied to Suzie Nielsen's discussion
Make me love Ning 3.0
"Hi Suzie
First off I would say don't worry about all the SEO stuff as you have a good member base a…"
Suzie Nielsen replied to Suzie Nielsen's discussion
Make me love Ning 3.0
"Thank you! Nice site!
Alex Ning Support replied to David Shaw's discussion
Unexpected $4.50 NING Application Fee
"Hello David,
It's true, we take a 5% fee of each transaction, plus Stripe or PayPal takes their fee…"
Alex Ning Support replied to Anastasia_Ning_Support's discussion
Activity feed update
"Hello Kinga,
Would you mind specifying what you mean by 'The Discussion group changes'?
If you mean…"
Florian Ehrlichmann, First Visit Of Ecom, Zacchary and 12 more joined Ning Creators Social Network

Meanwhile, you can check our social media channels