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Does anyone know how I can set an image as featured image for multiple posts.

I have posts in a seri that I would like to use the same image as featured image.

bulk edit doesn't have featured image in there though.

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An image uploaded to WP Media Library stays available for multiple posts. Even though you Featured the image once for a post, you can use the same image as a featured image for almost unlimited posts. Edit each one and then add feature image - browse the media library and make the image as featured image. What's stopping you? –  Mayeenul Islam Sep 26 '13 at 18:51
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@MayeenulIslam what I mean to ask was how to bulk edit those posts and set featured image for all at once. –  Tuan Anh Tran Sep 27 '13 at 2:07

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You could hook into the publish_post action, check if a featured image has been set, and if not, assign the image you want as the featured image.

The publish_post Codex page has a nice example about changing a post after it has been published.

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we can use echo get_the_post_thumbnail($page_ID, 'thumbnail'); in php tag, where is the page/post id the page/post from where we want to display the featured image. Here is a link for it get_the_post_thumbnail

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