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Magento 2: Debugging Product Image Creation


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A quick code-point mention

#File: app/code/Magento/Catalog/Model/Product/Image.php
public function resize()
    if ($this->getWidth() === null && $this->getHeight() === null) {
        return $this;
    $this->getImageProcessor()->resize($this->_width, $this->_height);
    return $this;

This method is where Magento 2 will kick-off creation of all those resized images in the cache folders. This is a good place to kick off debugging if you’re having trouble with the automatic image creation.

Also – make sure GD is installed 🙂

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Originally Posted: 9th December 2015