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is it possible to use the thumbnail mechanic twice? I find the thumbnail API really useful for allowing users to place in there own graphics, so that I can control size and position easily. All they have to do is remember to click featured image. I would like two such mechanisms on my page, any idea how I could do this?

Preferably hand coding.

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Checkout the multiple post thumbnails plugin. It will allow you to define multiple post thumbnails for specific post types.

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I would like to code it myself, ideally. I shall do my best to pick this apart and take out the bits I like. –  Mild Fuzz Sep 23 '10 at 13:07
    
It's opensource. You can do whatever you like to it. –  prettyboymp Sep 23 '10 at 17:25
    
I know its an old question but this may help others. Try this plugin - wordpress.org/plugins/dynamic-featured-image. It will allow you to add multiple featured image using a graphical interface. It will save lot of your development time. –  Console Nov 15 '13 at 10:37
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