SOLVED: Fix WordPress PDF Preview Color Variations

Here’s how to make PDF Previews look good in WordPress The Problem with WordPress PDFs Are you trying to upload a PDF to WordPress and your colors off? WordPress PDF previews, both on the back and frontend, sometimes won’t show the colors as they are on the actual PDF document. If you’re creating your PDF to begin with, don’t bother trying to save your PDF with different variations of color profiles. It doesn’t matter whether you’re using CMYK and RGB. Don’t waste time trying to use a combination of transparency blends. It won’t solve the problem. RBG vs CMYK will change aspects of the colors inside of your PDF. But likely, no matter which mode you are using, you will still see that your PDF looks unlike it does in your from where you’re saving/exporting your PDF from while previewing it in WordPress. Previews actually have little to do with the PDFs themselves. They are automatic JPG thumbnails that are generated by WordPress. While clearly WordPress does a lousy job of creating PDF previews, there’s an easy solution. The Solution to the PDF Previews looking awful in WordPress Simply replace the thumbnails that WordPress create with ones you create. To […]

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WordPress 5.5 Update Breaks Plugins, Sites & Admin. Here’s the Fix (and the why).

Fix your WordPress website after Updating to 5.5 WordPress recently released WordPress 5.5, which was an upgrade that was supposed to improve the overall performance and did just the opposite for some. Did you update and find that your site was broken, plugins weren’t working as they should? Or were your buttons in your WordPress Admin not working for you? “Select All” not selecting all, hover not working, pages not loading after click, and more? Unfortunately, WordPress update 5.5 breaks sites. There were two known plugin issues with this update: Yoast and Classic WordPress Editor. The solution: A simple one, and frankly, one that I wish WordPress might have advertised with the update. Install the WordPress plugin called: Enable jQuery Migrate Helper. That is all you need to do, and voila, you’ll get your site working well again. The why: (Directly from GitHub) “With the update to WordPress 5.5, a migration tool known as `jquery-migrate` will no longer be enabled by default. This may lead to unexpected behaviors in some themes or plugins who run older code. This plugin serves as a temporary solution, enabling the migration script for your site to give your plugin and theme authors some more

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