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Hi, How can I increase the size of the thumbnail image on the Blog Roll? and also increase the amount of words displayed in the first paragraph on the Blog Roll? Thx

Hi – I recently added a new product to my products page and the product thumbnail is now resized different than the other products. Can you help mefigure out why?

I uploaded an image the same size as the other products BTW

Link to page below, youll will clearly see the new resized image issue Thanks

URL: http://www.myorbitmedia.com/shop/

Pre-purchase questions: 1. The main purpose of my website is to present my products professionally. Three seperate Power Point slideshows (each consisting of 15 slides) were designed to visually explain the three products. The best size for crisp clear view of these slides is 1050×1050 pixels. The slides should be installed on three seperate pages. My question is: Is it possible to embed these Power Point slideshows hassle free into your theme (without breaking any part of your beautiful and functional theme)? I’m not really keen on external links to third party sites to display these slides. 2. Is it possible to install Modal Popups (again without breaking any part of your beautiful and functional theme)? 3. Is it possible to include thumbnail images and icons in the tabs and accordions (again without breaking any part of your beautiful and functional theme)? Thank you for your time.

Greetings, It appears that thumbnail pictures take a while to load (spinning wheel). Do you have a recommended picture size or resolution to avoid this? Thanks

Hi there,

I am interested in your theme for one of my clients and have a pre-purchase question.

Does thise theme work with the (current) standard WP gallery? I mean opening the images in lightbox, with click through by hand resp. slideshow start & stop?

I can see in your demo that the images open in lightbox, but I don’t see any options to click through and/or slideshow…

Thanks for your quick reply, Monique


Hi Monique!

Thank you so much for your interest in the Karma theme.

Karma supports the default Wordpress Gallery under it’s normal functionality. This means that the thumbnails are displayed on a “landing page” and when clicked they open on separate page displaying the full size image with next/previous arrows (non-lightbox).

Karma’s custom Gallery pages open up the thumbnails within a Lightbox (as per outlined on the demo site). The Gallery items also have the ability to have more than 1 image associated with them so after lightbox opens user can use arrows to slide back and forth between the additional images.

We hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if any additional questions.

Thank you :)


I have problems with thumbnails on tablets and smartphones. When you change the tablet or phone to the horizontal position does not load photos. The thumbnails visualize a circle that spins.

Any solution?

Hi, in a specific post into this page http://themeforest.net/item/karma-responsive-wordpress-theme/168737/comments?filter=all&order_by=newest&page=2&term=thumbnails&utf8=%E2%9C%93 you wrote this:

“You can also completely bypass the image resizing by uploading an image that is already re-sized to the proper dimensions.”

Can you explain better? How is it possible? (Wordpress doesn’t allow upload images out from Uploads folder… and re-sizing is setting “ON” by default)

Thank you

This has been an issue for a while now and we’ve just dealt with it by manually re-sizing and cropping images in Photoshop so they will not be “cut off” in the Image Frames. But I don’t think it’s suppose to be this way.

OK, I’ll try to explain in detail our issue:

When adding a “Featured Image” in Blog Posts, the images are being “Cropped” to fit the “Image Frame”.

For example:

Notice the original image set for the Featured Image is 800×661px, but after Updating the post, the image is “Cropped” to 538×218px.

The “Settings>Media Settings” are set as follows:

  • Thumbnail size: Width: 150 Height: 150
  • Crop thumbnail to exact dimensions (normally thumbnails are proportional)
  • Medium size: Max Width: 300 Max Height: 200
  • Large size: Max Width: 1024 Max Height: 1024

Related Site Options Settings are as follows:

  • NO Custom CSS
  • TimThumb Image Re-sizing is ACTIVE

There are no image related Plugins either that would be causing this to happen.

Here is another example URL not related to the Blog Posts: http://www.lynchaluminum.com/new/new-products-2/kwikflip/

So basically, how can we get our images to auto re-size AND crop (if needed) to the PROPER dimensions that keep the image in its proper perspective and still fit within the Image Frames?

Also, we have our site set to the “Responsive Design” Box is NOT checked). Also, we have NOT activated Karma 4.0.

The reason why we never “Activated” Karma 4.0 is because most of our pages are using the Page Templates, which are not included in Karma 4.0 (Users upgrading from older versions of Karma should not check this box. You will need the old page templates and settings for proper functioning of your website.)

If this is the reason why our images are not showing properly, is there a way to Activate Karma 4.0, and use the Page Templates that we originally used for the majority of our website without having to go to every page that is effected by Activation Karma 4.0?

Please also note that we tried out Karma 4.0 after updating to the latest theme’s update, but had to disable Karma 4.0 in Site Options due to the majority of our website was designed with the page templates that are no longer included in Karma 4.0, and it basically “Messed Up” our site.

P.S. I’ve already submitted a support ticket but am still waiting on a response, so I’m posting here also in hopes of a faster response to resolve this issue.

synnos Purchased

How do I display the feature image of post on a rescent posts widget?


Hi There,

The post-thumbnails are currently only available via the Recent Posts Shortcode.

To achieve, insert a Text Widget and paste in the latest posts shortcode:
[blog_posts count="3" post_category="" title="" link_text="Read More" character_count="70" layout="default"]

Cheers :)

Hello, Wow, very impressed by this theme and all of the back end support. Just watched some tutorial videos. Great job and they convinced me to buy.

Quick Pre purchase question and Comment 1) Comment – on the main sales page for Karma in the Complete List of Features the link in the Slider Options is linked to the Footer options screen shot. Same image as in the Footer Options section http://s3.truethemes.net/envato-product-assets/wordpress-karma/Karma4/screenshot-site-options-footer.png Could you please fix that so I could see what the Slider Options are?

2) Are any of the sliders that that come with the theme capable of displaying a post and featured image in the slider. I need that feature for an upcoming site.

In watching the video tutorials it looks like the jQuery 1 would do it but I am not sure from the tutorial. I need to show an excerpt of the post text and a thumbnail of an image or featured image of a post in the slider. I know I can do this with a third party slider plugin but wanted to see if it is built into the Karma theme. Thank you

hi! I’m the webmaster of a spanish postage stamp club.

We want to renove the web, and we need a CMS system for blogging (with authors, editors, superadmin …. for some categories as: stamps, covers, news, etc for each editor )

Do you think we can do with your script ? Can I show the lastest news on the index page?

The website is www.fesofi.es is an ancient design not responsive.

I have knowledges in wordpress



I was testing the preview i have some questions:

If I upload a not rectangular image does it resize ? Ex: a 100×100 image. And there is a way to view the images in modal when click the thumbnail ?

Is full customizable to spanish language? THANKS

I have the following: Karma will not work well with Jetpack’s Photon for the images at the top of each post/page. It works flawlessly for the homepage slider, though.

What seems to happens is that the JS code for the image placeholders on the top of the post/page does some image redimensioning but leaves information for the full-sized image on the HTML: Photon will only read that and send the wrong image, which will “spill over” and flow over the text. It’s harder to describe than to actually see it in action! Just turn Photon on, refresh your cache, watch a post/page with an image on top, see what happens, turn Photon off, refresh cache, everything’s back to normal.

On a Photon-related thread here, it was suggested to turn Karma’s form builder off, even if I don’t know why that should be affecting Photon’s image resizing issues, but that had no effect.

Thanks for any help!


Things are now weirder. Now (with Photon turned off) the homepage slider is strangely resizing the images from 920×360 (the alleged default; I’ve checked, and the featured images on the category for the home slider are correctly uploaded at that size) to 840×270 (). This most certainly didn’t happen before, and the only change was that someone corrected a spelling mistake on the homepage and did an “Update” — since then, we get this odd behaviour.

I installed one of the many thumbnail regeneration scripts as suggested on a different thread and tried to follow the relevant tips on the KB and here on these threads (e.g. re-checking CSS, turning responsive design on/off, etc.)

I haven’t even submitted a ticket for the Photon issues, because, for now, this is more urgent — I’ll follow it up on your HelpDesk.

Thanks for your availability :-)

Hello, I am trying to set up the following – 4 columns gallery where each of the 4 thumbnails would point to a different gallery (different set of pictures). When I open your live demo, each of the icons on the gallery page shows the same 8 videos/pictures, how can I change that? Thanks, Ladislav

Recently Purchased Karma-WP: Q: Can a Gallery Image/Thumbnail open a .pdf document in a new window “instead” of opening the lightbox? I’ve searched the forum & FAQ, but nothing addresses this. Thk-U…Divette

Hi, how did you get the thumbnails inside the portrait image on the demoside http://themes.truethemes.net/Karma/3-column-portraits ?

Best regards


gmcardle Purchased

Is it possible to add multiple images to PrettyPhoto gallery thumbnail. For each thumbnail I can only add one associated image but I’ll like more to appear after the main image opens in Lightbox. If yes, please can you explain how or point me in the correct location?

See my page: http://www.fairwaysdesign.com/book-design-portfolio/#!prettyPhoto

eboy Purchased

Hi I need help i have submitted a question to your help center but know one has come back to me. How can i create a page layout like this? http://www.irmawards.org/judges/ so i would like to have a little Thumbnail picture with some writing on the right hand side.


damador Purchased

Hi friends: I have a question: I Can´t find how to create a IMAGE GALLERY 3D Could you say me where can i find the instruccions, please?? Thanks a lot and excuse me for my english.


Sure thing my friend.

The 3D gallery is set up the same way as the additional 3D sliders. When creating the slider simply choose the supplied ZIP file for 3D Gallery and everything will be formatted nicely for you. There are 4 3D Gallery files to choose from: ie. CU3ER_3D Thumbnails – Dark.zip

Here’s a video outlining how to create the 3D slider: http://vimeopro.com/truethemes/karma-wordpress-theme/video/29517578

If there’s anything else at all we can do to help please kindly submit a ticket on our secure HelpDesk so that our dedicated support team can gladly provide further assistance.

TrueThemes HelpDesk | Training Videos | FAQ | KnowledgeBase

Thanks so much

Cheers :)

mikele10 Purchased

Great Theme. Loving it so far. Quick question, how do I open a lightbox image by clicking on link text? It’s easy enough to open a lightbox from a thumbnail but i can’t seem to find how to open a lightbox from text.

Thank you


Have a question about the sidebar as well as the portfolio.

For the sidebars, I notice that as the viewport gets smaller – the sidebars go on top of the main content area. Is it possible to configure Karma so that in narrow viewports the sidebars are displayed below the main content area (or perhaps not even shown at all?).

And for the gallery/portfolios, is it possible to just link from the thumbnails to a “large image” page…and not utilize lighbox or other fancy effects? I tend to write a lot about each individual image, and like the “large images” shown by themselves on a page.



May I know if I can easily style a page into 3 columns of posts, with thumbnail, title and description?

Hi there

I ma having trouble adding the pictures to the karma shortcode add on for the home page and other pages. I tried to follow the video but wordpress has been updated. Now I do add Media, then add the picture and then drag the URL from there. But when I click update and view the page there is just the loading circle icon and a tiny thumbnail picture in the upper left hand corner of the picture frame. I contacted my host and asked them to change to 777 and they did. Still, there is no change. Am I missed something? Thanks in advance!

Is there a way to get video image thumbnails to show up in the windows when using the blog shortcodes? The thumbnails work everywhere else it seems (slider, actual post)

here is the example.




Hey my friend,

Pulling in video thumbnails is unfortunately not built into the shortcode at this time. Sincere apologies.

If you’re interested in customizing your theme’s code to include this functionality and are in need of professional custom coding assistance we’ve got 2 highly trusted partners for all of your Wordpress customization needs. WPQuestions.com and Codeable.io

Please let us know if there’s anything else we can do to help.

Thanks so much

Cheers :)

Where can I find support regarding making a 3D gallery? I’m assuming I need to work with the cu3er module but not sure? I’ve watched the support video about cu3er for banners… Thanks!


Sure thing my friend. We’re very happy to assist.

The setup for 3D Gallery is the same process as setting up 3D Slider (same steps as outlined in training video).

The only difference is that when creating your CU3ER within Wordpress you will use the a Gallery ZIP file rather than a Slider ZIP file. For example: CU3ER_3D Thumbnails – Dark.zip

Should you require any further assistance please kindly submit a ticket on our secure HelpDesk so that our dedicated support team can gladly assist you.

TrueThemes HelpDesk | Training Videos | FAQ | KnowledgeBase

Thanks so much

Cheers :)

Hi, love the theme it really looks good.

I was just wondering many themes for the blog just show them as a list ordered by date, is there a way to display blog posts on the blog page as thumbnails with the headings like here:


Or any other ways to display a lot of blog posts easily, I don’t want users to have to scroll for ages to find an article.

I would appreciate any thoughts on how I could do this; thanks a lot for your time and congratulations on all your success!

myrabby Purchased

Hello, we have the karma theme upgrade to 3.0 later, found that there was a problem. If you use the Internet Explorer8, pictures showed deformation (note: this is nextgen gallery gallery thumbnail images) See the link: http://lansart.cn/picture/star? The show = gallery If you use other browsers display is normal. We tested 360, Google Chrome and so on several different browsers is normal. Which style. CSS file have problem? Can you tell me how to fix method? Or modify the perfect style. The CSS file to send me email: myrabby@163.com Thank you again and great Karma.

Quick question about the portrait frame.

I know the default modern frame size is: full width (portrait thumbnail) 275×355

I don’t suppose there’s a magical little snippet that can make this 50% smaller? 138×178

After browsing all the designs on Themeforest I like this one best. The design is clean, up to date, and responsive with woocommerce support, Great Work.

I am interest in purchasing this theme, however there are several issues with the design that are overlooked and need attention.

When you browse to a single item in the woocommerce pages the CSS needs more work.

-Thumbnails are misaligned with the main image and are missing padding between them (Single product page).

-Images should have frames similar to the other pages (like blog section)

-Buttons and Form elements should match the contact form.

-Responsive design breaks is some areas. Please test your code thoroughly.

Thank you.

fuseful Purchased


In relation to the blog – I did this https://support.truethemes.net/?knowledgebase=64

And it looks OK http://forexstacja.com/blog/

But instead of the blog post I would like to display the excerpt text instead – Please can you provide instruction on how to do this as I only want readers to see the main post content once they click on “read more”.

It would also be useful to then not display the thumbnail in the actual post – http://forexstacja.com/strategia-3-male-swinki-raport-tygodniowy-05-sty-2013/

Hope these can be easily accommodated and I look forward to your great support as always.

Thanks guys.

Otti1978 Purchased


first a word of praise to the developers. A really fantastic theme.

I have problems with the inclusion of a “Featured Image (External Source)”. I want to integrate the thumbnail of an youtube video. This works fine, according to Youtube API via a URL in a format like this: http://img.youtube.com/vi/VIDEO_ID/0.jpg.

An example: http://img.youtube.com/vi/X7rSxZ37ZbQ/0.jpg

I can easily paste it into an article without problems. Just as Featured Image i get a broken image with the typical red cross.

Is there a workaround or fix? Am I doing something else wrong?

Greetings Otti


I am currently developing a website using this theme and I am looking at utilizing the 3D Gallery page for a selection of photos.

My questions with regards to using the 3D gallery relate to viewing these photos on an iPhone:

1) I noticed that the 3D transformations are using Flash to play – won’t this cause issues on viewing this on an iPhone device?

2) While viewing your “Live View” of your sample site on my iPhone, again, specifically looking at the Gallery 3D Cuber option, the thumbnails on the right hand side, do not seem to be responding to figure/touchscreen gestures, to view selected photo on the left – is this an issue that is being looked at?

You can try this yourself, to see the problem.

Can you please assist with the above queries.

Thanks. Tony.

Hi, 2 questions regarding Karma… a.Where can I find the docs on the frame style code? Specifically, are there any other options than “Modern”, and how do I set the thumbnail height and width? b. When I try an update to release 3.01, I get an error message that tells me that the destination folder already exists. The odd thing is that it is referencing a folder on my local PC, rather than one on the hosting server.

Many thanks


Hi, I found Karma highly impressive. And want to but it now. But I have few questions before buying, and your answers to them will definitely assist me to take my decision.

I am making Handicrafts’ site. My products are highly impressive. and I want to make even more impressive site for this business. I want my product’s catalog in the site which will look like galleries. i.e. Each category page will contains thumbnails and name of the article. When a user will click on this specific item, he will be redirected to article’s page, and the page will contain some photographs of that article from different dimensions and different colors. and also contain article’s description and details as well as ‘Get a quote’ button. I will make categories for each item type, but want to display thumbnail image of each category as a catalog gallery on home page. And also wants to display a gallery on home page which contain recently introduced items (same in nature as I told u earlier). Site will be social media integrated, and Live chat support will be on.

Please tell me that whether your theme will fulfill my requirements? Please also give me link of such type of live site (developed using Karma, if possible).

Thanks in advance.

(Please try to answer as soon as possible, because I want to start my project very early)

I have a more questions:

Slider: Can I select pages as well as blog posts for the slider?

Gallery: – are these just images or featured images of blogs? – can I add links to a URL outside of my site?

Menus: how many are there? I see two on top and one in the footer. Is that correct?

CSS: Is it easy to add a child css file for custom edits?



Hi There,

As per your questions:

- The slider content is generated from ‘Posts’ contained in any category that you specify. You can create these posts to link to pages, blog posts, etc.

- The Gallery pulls in ‘Posts’ from a specific category. The thumbnail is the ‘featured image’ of the post and yes you can choose to link gallery items to URL’s outside of your website.

- There can be a multiple amount of menus through the site. The common menus are the main navigation and footer navigation. You can also choose to add 2 more menus – one to the “top left toolbar” and one to the “top right toolbar”.

- Yes CSS edits are very easy. You can choose to add one of 2 ways. Karma has a custom Site Options Panel with a variety of cusomtization options. There is a section for Custom CSS which you can input directly into the panel. Karma also comes with a free Child Theme so if you prefer you can also add the CSS to the child theme.

I hope this information is helpful my friend. Please feel free to give us a shout with any further inquiries.

Cheers :)

My Thumbnails on the home page of www.irishbankruptcyuk.com stopped working abruptly. They were fine!? Error when you try view one is:

“Warning: touch() [function.touch]: Utime failed: Permission denied in /home/irishban/public_html/wp-content/themes/Karma/truethemes_framework/extended/timthumb/timthumb.php on line 469

Warning: Cannot modify header information – headers already sent by (output started at /home/irishban/public_html/wp-content/themes/Karma/truethemes_framework/extended/timthumb/timthumb.php:469) in /home/irishban/public_html/wp-content/themes/Karma/truethemes_framework/extended/timthumb/timthumb.php on line 418 A TimThumb error has occured

The following error(s) occured: Could not create cache clean timestamp file.”

FFFRa Purchased

Hi, since I’ve updated Jetpack to 2.0.2 I have an issue with the blog tumbnails in my home page (www.iltuocaveau). I deactivated every plugin and I found that this happens with Jetpack when I activate stats… can you help me? Thanks (PS: I use currently karma ver 2.7.1 but I’ve seen that with 2.7.2 is the same)

davida7 Purchased


I really like the theme! I was wondering if you had any ideas for speeding up the reveal of the thumbnails within the gallery. I am creating a gallery with quite a few images on each page and I would like the thumbnails to appear as soon as possible with or without animation. I tried messing with stuff but can’t figure out a way to speed it up…here is an example of the gallery that I am working on: http://creativeice.com/main/beverages-and-luges . I really don’t want to use pagination because I feel a lot of users don’t go on to the next pages. So I know it will take a while to load the images on one page but wondering if there was any way to speed it up a bit. Any help would be appreciated!! Thank you

Hi there, Thanks for the great theme!

I’d like to make a post grid where thumbnails and titles from posts are displayed in a grid. I see it on your demo site’s short code page towards the bottom. (http://demo.truethemes.net/Karma-Wordpress/) But I didn’t find a short code for it. How do you do this?

Also, my client does not have images big enough to be shown as featured image (full width) for the posts to be pulled into the grid. Is there a way to get around this?

Hey – I’m about to purchase this theme and I’m wondering if it is possible for the lightbox that launches via the gallery to have thumbnails under the main photo that are photos that go with the main photo. For example the main photo and image on the gallery could be a house then when you click on it the lightbox would have the photo of the house plus additional photos of the interiors, garden etc etc.



I would like to purchase your theme and want to check a few things first as I have had problems with other themes using too much memory resources on my hosting account. Do you use timthumb or some other image resizer? The problem I have is my hosting account limits memory usage to 512mb and a current theme I am using is exceeding this usage with 4 thumbnail images being redrawn via timthumb so the images randomly appear and sometimes don’t appear. I would prefer to create fixed size thumbs and avoid the use of timthumb altogether. Thanks


Is it possible to reduce the size (portrait thumbnail) – 275px x 355px


Im having problem with the portfolio page. By clicking the thumbnail of featured image of the post, a bigger view should pop up. But instead its showing a message “image can not be loaded. make sure the path is correct and image exixt”.

Please help

Doyley Purchased


Nice theme am working with.

Ive installed a gallery using NexGen, but within the code the theme is putting a
before and after the album thumbnail, is there a function with the themes php files i can remove this.

link: http://www.northwestcontracts.co.uk/wp/gallery/ ... see souce for the

Thanks in advance


Hi, just a short question before we buy your theme. In the portolio/gallery section, is it possible to have the image or video link (when clicking on the image) to navigate to the post instead of open image/thumbnail in full size in “pretty photo” etc. - thanks, larkje


I’m interested in purchasing this theme. If I want to manually resize my images to fit the image frames is there a way to disable thumbnail creation? I’ve found it can often negatively affect the sharpness of my images and this is a deciding factor for me. Thank you!


Hmm, well I don’t want to deactivate the frame, just the thumbnail generation!

Hello, interested in purchasing your Theme…. Is this one BTW your best and most featureful Theme? Couple of questions.

1. Does this theme allow you to designate a Lightbox to ALL videos and images? For example, often whether on the HomePage or elsewhere, the “thumbed” picture or video will be linked to the actual post. I would prefer all media to open in a Lightbox, and if people want to go to the article, they can simply click on the link that’s already there in the Title, whatever.

2. Can you instead of opening in a Lightbox, also designate certain posts to actually “play” in the image box itself, i.e., and audio, a video, flash, etc.?

3. Your Shortcode Generator seems like it works in the “Visual” Tab of creating a post, is that correct? Does it not work in the HTML section where it should, so the code doesn’t mess up the text as viewed in the Visual tab?

Thank you…. :)


Hey there,

Thanks so much for your interest in Karma.

Here’s some info that should help to shed some light on your questions:

1. All media is opened within the Lightbox itself. The “description” below the ’thumbnail image’ can have links/text etc that can link anywhere you specify. This is true for the “Gallery” page template as well as the Lightbox Shortcodes.

2. Lightbox items can only be played within the actual Lightbox itself.

3. The Shortcode Manager displays only in the Visual Editor. This was done so that the HTML editor is not bombarded with the 100+ shortcodes. Switching between Visual and HTML view has no effect at all on the shortcodes. All shortcodes will still function properly.

I hope this information was helpful for you. Please feel free to give us a shout if you have any questions at all.

Cheers :)

How to get the homepage shows like the live demo? Not the one that shows on thumbnails item? I like the white background behind sliders. Mine right now is half white and half blue from the header menu.



GoranSky Purchased

Greetings, Thanks for everything once again.

Is there a way, in portfolio galleries, to have the thumbnails at full resolution? My images that I upload are greatly distorted. There is a quality loss.


Is it possible to group the images of a gallery in albuns (sub-galleries)?



Ok, thanks for your response. I think that’s what I wanted, but just to be sure, let me make an example (just trying to be clear):

I want to upload a photo called “tennis.jpg” in an album called “sports”.

When I enter the Gallery page, there will be thumbnails for all the albuns: “sports”, “fashion”, etc..

If I click on the thumb for the “sports” album, then it will open a page with a gallery with the photo “tennis.jpg” and any other photo in this album.


One question please.

I’ve seen that you have a shortcode that shows up some blog elements. You can choose one column, 2,3 or 4 and I’ve seen that all images will be resized to fill the placeholder. Have I correctly understood? Every image will autoresize itself to cover placeholder?

In addition, is it possible to specify which posts will be shown, for example from one or more category or from one or more posts ID, etc? I’ve not seen a list of parameter for blog shortcode. I think it shoulde be very usefull (at least for me!)

I need to be shure that blog functionality could cover all my needs. Thanks in advance for your time.


Hi There,

Thanks a lot for your interest in Karma.

As per your questions…..The post thumbnails of each post will be auto-resized to fit nicely into the image frames. You can set the column layout, the amount of posts to display, the post category to pull from (will pull from all categories if not specified), the character count, and the text for the “read more” button.

I hope this is helpful for you. Please feel free to give us a shout anytime if you have any further questions.