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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-24-2019, 12:07 PM - Thread Starter
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Hi All,


I have requested this before, but was shot-down citing increased loading times for the platform / website.
However, now that OCN is on Cloudflare would it be possible to bump up the maximum size limit of the avatars? Currently it is 73.2kb and 140x140 - which is ludicrously tiny!


Would it be possible to bump this up to something more reasonable along the lines of what we had before; 2MB and 200x200 (as that doesn't break any formatting and is what a lot of users have currently):








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post #2 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-24-2019, 12:08 PM
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Hi,
2mb is a silly large file size for anything this small frankly.

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Web pages have grown stupidly large as is w/o a hideous 2mb for each user. We don't need a movie gif in an avatar.


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post #5 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-24-2019, 01:31 PM - Thread Starter
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And yet we always had 2MB limit on Huddler and it managed just fine for many years (worth noting this was awhile ago when more people would have had worse Internet connections than they do now).



I think you're grossly overestimating the impact and assuming every single user will have 2MB avatars.





edit - I did some number crunching.




So on 3 refreshes w/o cache of this page. The total load time for all the avatars on this page are as follows:


Refresh 1) 178ms. Total page load time: 5.98s.

Refresh 2) 129ms. Total page load time: 5.30s.

Refresh 3) 146ms. Total page load time: 3.23s.





To put that into perspective, the other image objects in this page (emojis, spacer.gif, underline.gif, bold.gif, etc.) took 1114ms.

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Why not increase the size limit? It doesnt seem to effect load times. Also, you can opt out of all images/sigs including avatars, just go to edit options if its that offensive. If this makes members happier, and creates more clicks to the site, I dont see a negative here.

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Seems to depend on when you uploaded the avatar. Some people have avatars up to 149px, not 140.



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Hi,
Just need to learn how to compress .gif's is all 250kb is more than enough.

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I'm not sure we will get an actual response on this other than denying it again to be honest.

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