Post Thumbnail is a theme feature introduced with Version 2.9. Thumbnail is an image that is chosen as the representative image for Posts, Pages or Custom Post Types.

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How do I get image url only on the_post_thumbnail

I want to know how to get image url on the_post_thumbnail() Default the_post_thumbnail() <img width="800" height="533" src="http://domain.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/book06.jpg" ...
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Programatically creating image attachments from local URLs and setting featured image

I'm currently working on importing an MovableType blog into WordPress. The blog has several thousand posts, and each post has an image associated with it. The export file contains references to each ...
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Download an image from a webpage to the default uploads folder

I am writing a custom theme/site in which I need to download images programatically from certain webpages to the upload folder and then insert them as part of the post. So, I was able to find the ...
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In loop: posts have thumbnail AND other variables

I am looking to display posts that meet certain requirements. First and foremost, the idea is to show visitors the most viewed posts. I implemented that with some help. So, I got that working with the ...
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Double thumbnails?

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 ...
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Resizing Images to lower Disk Space Using Plugins

I'm trying to take existing images and shrink the file size down by resizing to photos to a smaller resolution. I've tried a few methods so far: Simply editing the photo in photoshop and reuploaded, ...
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How do I add the featured image to the_content after the first paragraph?

My problem: I'm trying to create a filter that will add the featured image of a post to the_content, so that I can have the first paragraph of the_content displayed before this image. What I basicly ...
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set a chosen image-file-input as a featured image from wp frontend

SCENARIO : I allow to create posts from front-end. The form also has four image upload fields. I use the code pasted below for image attachments and setting the post thumbnail. //insert attachments ...
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How to get custom image sizes into media uploader dropdown?

I searched net to solve the problem with images size uploaded from media. But not even one worked to me. When I try to insert images from the media into post it does not show my custom image size 608 ...
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Make WordPress size and name images for Retina.js

I'm a huge fan of the way retina.js works for high pixel density displays. Essentially, when it's loading image assets (via <img> or css image) it will check if there's a @2x suffix version of ...
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Can't Display Featured Image in RSS Feed

I'm currently working on a test website on my local server using WordPress version 3.4.2. I've tried various different solutions. Some have included installing various plugins, such as WP RSS Images ...
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Displaying a featured image (only img url) as the img src?

I have the following code: if (themedy_get_option('product_gallery')) { add_action('genesis_post_content', 'themedy_product_images', 1); } function themedy_product_images() { ?> <?php ...
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How can I migrate all of my custom field thumbnails to the built-in post featured image?

I am running a theme on my Wordpress install that was built for Wordpress 2.8, prior to the time that Wordpress started using featured images for posts. I am switching to a theme that was built for ...
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Featured images loop for Orbit Slider

To integrate Zurb´s Orbit Slider in my theme, I´m trying to generate this HTML with WordPress: <div id="featured"> <img src="featured-image-1.jpg" alt="the-alt-tag" ...
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Set first image (external) as featured image / thumbnail

I've read through a lot of code snippets now and it seems like wether I'm to stupid or there is no solution for this. I have a setup where some information for a product is loaded via amazon API if I ...
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Set (featured) thumbnail for post?

I'm using wp_insert_post and media_sideload_image to create a post and attach a single image to the post. However, how can I mark this attached image as featured thumbnail? It would make listing the ...
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Front end post or photo or both

I need a help in correcting my code that can front end post or attach image or post&attach image ;) Now I can send a 'post' and 'post with photo' but can't send just a photo, How can I do that? ...
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How do I regenerate thumbnails?

I just got a new theme and am trying to regenerate thumbnails. I'm having trouble though. I tried using the AJAX Thumbnail Rebuilder but for 5 hours it just said reading attachments. Then I tried the ...
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Featured image size in ADMIN panel?

I want to be entirely clear about this, what I'd like to do is change the size of the featured image thumbnail on the ADMIN panel, not on the front end. I'm building a WP-admin theme, and I need to ...
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Move from old custom field to new post_thumbnails

I've just taken over a busy WordPress site that's got ~800 posts so far. The site's been around long enough that it was started up before post_thumbnails was available. They worked around that ...
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Getting Thumbnail Path rather than Image Tag

I see many methods of showing thumbnails in WordPress, but I'm not immediately sure how I could get only the path to a post's thumbnail rather than the html-ready code generated by functions like ...
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How can I display my featured image correctly inside my single posts?

Here is what I have tried: 1) Added add_theme_support('post-thumbnails'); in functions.php. 2) Added <?php the_post_thumbnail(); ?> inside single.php which looks like this: <?php /** * ...
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How to get_posts having post thumbnail?

I have following code: $posts = get_posts(array( "meta_key" => "special", "meta_value" => "surprise", // "has_post_thumbnail" => true, // how to do that? )); What should I do to ...
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Horizontal scroller with post_thumbnail's

Attempting to create a horizontal scroller using post_thumbnail's. I've made a filterable portfolio section using this tutorial: http://www.wearepixel8.com/blog/filterable-portfolio but my attempts ...
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Skip posts without a thumbnail in loop

I want skip every post that has no thumbnail. The code does not work properly yet. Actually the script doesn't show posts without a thumbnail - that's good, but in the loop the post with no thumbnail ...
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How to remove thumbnail sizes for specific post type on a child theme?

The theme I'm using includes a slideshow that generates an additional 4 image sizes for every image that is uploaded. I don't need to have all those images being generated for every image. Is there ...
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Query posts only with featured image

I want to query 6 posts, but only those which have a featured image attached. I am using meta_key method for this with WP_Query as such: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' ...
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the_post_thumbnail fallback using hooks

I am using this big theme that is almost entirely relying on widgets and sliders. Now I trying to avoid looking for post_thumbnail output code in all the included files in order to achieve fallback ...
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Image uploader with “Set Featured Image” link on front end

I am loading upload-media.php file using thickbox on front end where user can upload images to the post. Question: How to I trigger the upload-media.php so the link "set featured image" shows up on ...
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Featured Image Panel Missing From Custom Post Type in Wordpress 3.2

Upgraded to 3.2 from 3.1 and lost the featured image panel in admin that was running in a custom post type. add_action( 'init', 'create_my_post_types' ); function create_my_post_types() { ...
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Show current page featured image in sidebar

How do I call the current post's featured image in the sidebar? and if there is none, then a backup image?
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How to create thumbnails with a fixed width, so all of them will have the same width?

right now, a thumbnail will be either 150px in height or in width, depending if it's landscape or portrait. Is there a way to make them always the same width and scale them in height accordingly, ...
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Displaying Child pages of the current page in post format and their thumbnails (featured image)?

I'm using the following code I got from the Wordpress codex: <?php // Displaying Child pages of the current page in post format $mypages = ...
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How to handle thumbnails

How should I handle post thumbnails? Do most people put them in custom fields? Use a plugin? How do themes on ThemeForest handle this? Also different theme will have different size requirements? So ...
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Featured image metabox not showing up

I have a theme installed on WordPress Multisite 3.5.1 which has a one custom post. Now I wanted to have two more so I have created them. Everything is working besides one thing. The featured image ...
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Thumbnail with different sizes

I want make all my blog thumbs the size of 227x133. I need images width have 100% (for responsive design). Some images have width greater than the other and vice versa. I'm using this code to show ...
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Adding schema itemprop image to the_post_thumbnail with filters

I have tried to apply filters to the_post_thumbnail() function using apply_filters( 'post_thumbnail_html', $html, $post_id, $post_thumbnail_id, $size, $attr ); Here's the code I have come up with ...
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Add a Post Thumbnail to an RSS Feed with custom size

I have two different blogs on the same domain and my goal is to get the 3 latest posts from blog1 to show on the home page of blog2. Everything goes well following these instructions: ...
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How to display a post's Featured Image with this code?

so this is sort of a continuation of another question that I had to ask recently. I wanted to start another conversation, since technically my last question was answered. The last question is here: ...
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Filter For Featured Image

Is there a filter for when a Featured Image is set/unset or changed. I need to delete transient data when the above occurs.
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how to change my child theme featured image dimensions?

I am developing a child theme based on the twentyten theme and now i notice the featured image in the WP backend (wp-admin) shows the wrong scaled image. It shows the "twenty ten" size, meaning an ...
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Bind to WPSetAsThumbnail

is there a way to bind some extra script to the WPSetAsThumbnail function? the function automatically inserts the image into the post's metabox, but what if i wanted to do something else with it? ...
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Add post thumbnail from external image with plugin

I'm currently writing a plugin modifying the post content with the wp_insert_post_data filter. While doing that I would also like to add a post thumbnail using an external image url. It doesn't really ...
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Show prev and next post links for parent post of current image in attachment page?

I use this code to show previous and next posts (in same category) on post pages (single.php). <?php $next_post = get_next_post(TRUE); // TRUE = in same category if (!empty( $next_post )): ?> ...
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Display featured image file size, extension, filename, type, orientation?

How to display some information of featured image in post. I need to display: 1. a. Image file size (in kb or MB) b. Image type (.jpg,.gif...), c. Bare image name, with and/or without image ...
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Mass/Bulk assign featured images to posts

I have a text file with post ids and attachment ids like so: post_id,attachment_id post_id,attachment_id post_id,attachment_id post_id,attachment_id I then try to use a function inside my ...
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Default featured image set as background image [closed]

I'm using the following code to set my post featured image as a background-image… <?php if (has_post_thumbnail( $post->ID ) ): $image = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id( ...
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Only create image size when used in featured image

I'm using a post thumbnail size and I was wondering if there is a way to setup so wordpress only make the thumbnail size when the image I upload is used as the featured image rather than for every ...
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Random Featured Image Based on Category

I am looking to extend the below code to select a random featured image based on a specific category. The below works but uses an overall list of images to pull from vs a list of images based on ...
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Title on hovering on the featured image

I have used the following code to make a slideshow of the featured image of a category.I want to show the title of the post when hovering on the image. But I don't know how to do it. Anyone please ...