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Featured Image of Video from oembed

For Wordpress, I want to auto generate thumb of the video embedded on a page using oembed? And then save it as a featured image of the post. Any idea how to do this?
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oEmbed, thumbnails and wordpress

Wordpress has wp_oembed_get, which I use to get rich media content with embed.ly. I've previously used oEmbed api calls such as this. As you can see it provides thumbnail_url, which I like to use ...
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Forcing oembeds to top of post

What's the best way to force oembed (or shortcodes too) to the top of a post? I'd like to feature youtube embeds before the actual article content, regardless of where the link was inserted. Any ...
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how to create a conditional content_width for a wordpress theme?

I'm trying to create a conditional statement for the content width in the functions.php of my theme. So some categories will have a content_width of 580, some will have 900. This will make the oEmbed ...
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How to Replace YouTube Videos with a “Click to Play” Thumbnail?

I use a lot of embedded videos (via oembed) on my blog, and that can slow down page loads. Is there a way to automatically replace YouTube (and other) videos with a thumbnail (preferably the post's ...
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Displaying oEmbed errors?

Sometimes embedding an item via oEmbed is not possible, for example when a YouTube video has embedding disabled. The oEmbed service will return a 401 Unauthorized, and the code will not be converted. ...
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WP Oembed not passing through the “autoplay=1” variable

I'm having a problem here: I am passing this through a custom field: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6P1Q-UycHA&autoplay=1 (notice the autoplay=1) But when I load the video on my theme using ...
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Extract the first oembed url inserted on the content of a post

I want to extract the first oEmbed url inserted on the content of a post in order to put in a meta tag from the header, or elsewhere as a way to style it differently from the rest of the content.
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How to center oEmbedded content

I understand you have to paste the link that you're embedding without any code wrapping around it, but how do I force the embedded content to be centered? Currently, the default is aligning to the ...