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 to add/assign or change featured image in post programmatically?

I have written a plugin that (besides other functionality) makes posts from existing content. For each post I have one picture - how to make them featured programmatically? I do the: $id = ...
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How do you add thumbnail support for custom post types?

the thumbnail support is working for post, but I have another post type called product and it is not working for this. I am trying: add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails', array( 'post', 'product' ) ); ...
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Display height and width properties with the_post_thumbnail() or related function

Problem I want the height and width properties in the img element of the Featured Image for a post, page, or custom post type. Environment I have a custom theme based on the BlankSlate theme. The ...
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How to scale image with equal width and height without distortion?

I have a section on my frontpage that querys through recent posts and grabs the title and thumbnail of each. In my functions.php, I've specified a width and height for the thumbnail using: ...
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Photo gallery with Featured Images

First, I need to ask if it's possible to create a photo gallery only with the featured images of the latest 6 posts? I assume it is possible but just want to make sure. I don't have much experience ...
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How to replace the_post_thumbnail template tag and show the first inside the post image instead

I want WordPress to return the first post image or a default image if no featured image has been set. My theme uses the_post_thumbnail many times, so I don't want to go through and change all ...
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Get Featured Image via direct sql query

I know you can use the wordpress methods for getting a featured image, however with this particular project I need to get the featured image via mysql query. Can anyone point me in the right ...
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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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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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How can I get the title attribute from get_the_post_thumbnail()?

In my theme I want to display the featured image, but I also want to display the title attribute (of the image, not of the post/page) beside the image itself. Is there a simple way to do this? Where ...
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Display Taxonomy Image on single.php

I'm using Taxonomy Images, and I can't figure out how to display a category's associated image on a single.php. Essentailly, when a user is viewing a post that utilizes the single.php template, it ...
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Images not working using Featured post

I have recently moved a wordpress website abc.com to xyz.com, And xyz.com functionality is good and working well. And i have created a post with a image in it using Featured Image, and when i publish ...
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How do i show wordpress attachments from current post?

So with my blog i have a photo attachment page but it only shows to photo's at a time, and those two photo's are used as the navigation and i hate that. I want the attachment page to show all the ...
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Grab YouTube Thumbnail AFTER Post?

I'm using a feed to receive special YouTube feeds organized via playlists. Unfortunately, the URL is not included in the description field, but I can get the videos to display by including the source ...
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Featured image always rendered with 198px of height?

I added the following to my functions.php file: set_post_thumbnail_size( 500, 500); I enabled featured image (support => 'thumbnail') in a custom post type a created (called Page Content). When ...
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Post Thumbnails multiple sizes

I am working on a theme that shows 200/200px post thumbnail on the home page and 500/300px image on the category page. Here is what I have in fuctions.php but it doesn't seem to work (only the ...
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A good way to add a different background image for each page?

I'm working an a Thematic child theme wherein I need to have a unique image decorating each of the site's main pages, from a pre-defined set of permanent images. It would also be ideal to have one of ...
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ReOrder Post Within Categories plugin with featured image

I need to add featured image somewhere near title so I can easier sort them, currently the plugin use this code to show the title only, tried with the_post_thumbnail and nothing is showing up. Thank ...
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Confused with the loop and repeating things

In my HTML mock up, the idea is to have a thumbnail side by side and I'm doing that by using this code: <div class="jumbotron"> <img src="<?php print IMAGES; ?>/th1.png" ...
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Change post thumbnail using front end post edit form

I'm trying to get the post thumbnail to change if a user selects a new file on a front end post edit screen. This is similar to the code I use to upload data and set the post thumbnail on a front end ...
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Post featured image column on admin post list page

I have a client site which accepts images from users as posts. For moderation, we are opening each draft post which obviously takes a lot of time if a hefty amount of images are moderated. So, Is ...
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Allow author to choose his featured image size

Request from a client. He wants his authors to be able to upload their image and then set it as featured, just like normal. The difference is that when setting it as featured, he wants the author to ...
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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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Insert an image into a post by API

By using the code below, I can create a new post and upload an image to wordpress's upload directory as a attachment through a form's submitted data. $new_post = array( 'post_title' => ...
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Use post thumbnail as div background

I'm having trouble implementing a way of using the set WordPress post thumbnail as a background for a div which will include the whole post. Basically, I need a way to call for the thumbnail URL in ...
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How to Display Image Meta underneath EVERY image in EVERY post

First off, I want to say thank you for taking the time to even read this, I really do appreciate the help this site and it's community has given me thus far. i have looked forever to be able to ...
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why when I try to insert an image attachment along with a post does wp_get_attachment_url give me a very wrong file path?

I am using a new blog on WPMS (3.0.1, updating is not an option) to aggregate posts (and their featured image) from a few blogs on the same install, and I have to do it programmatically rather than ...
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How do I set the default “feature image” size?

I know I can set up post, pages, and custom post types to use featured images in wordpress by enabling theme support: add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails'); Or enabling theme support for a specific ...
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Change headline text for post thumbnail meta box

How can I change the headline text for the post thumbnail meta box in the edit post screen?
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Add url from Custom Field as 'Featured Image'. Code not working

I'm trying to migrate a site to WP. We have a whole bunch of pictures, and I have done some research and figured -- I think -- my best bet is a CSV import of the data, storing the relative URL of the ...
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Featured image thumbnail sometimes in content, sometimes changes header images

I am using wordpress 3.1 and when I use the featured image metabox to upload sometimes I see in my posts the image as part of the content and sometimes the header image changes as well. I cannot ...
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Wordpress thumbnail settings change

I have a very large Wordpress image bank (over 600 images, all in use...!) and a new development will mean that i would like to change some of the thumbnail settings. I have at the moment ...
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Featured Image missing in Wordpress 3.2 Admin

I've just upgraded from 3.1.2 to 3.2, and now "featured image" is no longer listed at the bottom right of a post in admin. Has this feature of WP been removed? Can it be added back, or turned back ...
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Adding featured image via PHP

Currently I'm working on a project where site is driven by user articles, how it works: Any user goes to compose post page and writes post along with few details, has upload file option for image ...
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Featured Image VS Post_thumbnail — has_post_thumbnail lies?

OK, I got a custom post type with thumbnail enabled which adds the "featured images" panel to that post-type just fine, but in my template when I do if ( has_post_thumbnail() ) { ...
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How to add multiple featured images to post/page without a plugin

For example, in portfolio section I want to have 3 images that are positioned always in the same place in all the posts. I know there is a plugin that does this but I need to accomplish this without a ...
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How do you get thumbnails to show up in the admin edit post?

I tried to add thumbnail support to my theme add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' ); set_post_thumbnail_size(133, 133, true); add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails', array( 'post' ) ); ...
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How can I show the post thumbnail from the most recent of a certain post type, in widget?

I'm using the excellent PHP Code Widget plugin, and want to create a widget that displays the post thumbnail (aka featured image) for the most recent 'project' post. Here's the code I have so far, but ...
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Showing Thumbnail from Previous and Next Posts

Is there a simple way to use the post thumbnail when calling previous_post_link() and next_post_link()?
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Can I refresh the thumbnails programmatically?

I would like to be able to refresh the thumbnail cache programmatically, not sure where to hook it, but at present any design changes mean re-uploading loads of images!
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Can't show custom post thumbnail sizes as background images

I'm trying to work out a solution for responsive background images in Wordpress to use on my clients' sites. This is what I got: 1) I created some custom thumbnail sizes: function ...
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set_post_thumbnail_size not cropping featured images, but reducing proportionally

In my function file, I set the following: if ( function_exists( 'add_theme_support' ) ) { add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' ); set_post_thumbnail_size( 150, 50, true ); } And in the ...
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how to use the new image size

I am new to wordpress and i want to use a size which can be 300 x 283, i tried the the_post_thumbnail(array('300,283')) but it didn't work, then i went to read about add_image_size which i added like ...
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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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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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How can a shortcode can take the place of the featured image in a post?

When there is a specific shortcode in a post (example [sc]anything[/sc]), I want to hide the featured and take it's place. How can I do that? I add this on my theme function // TopWide Shortcode ...
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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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Echo URL of large version of Featured Image

I use this plugin to echo the URL of a post's featured image in the header: <?php /** Plugin Name: Post Thumbnail FB header */ function fb_header() { // Not on a single page or post? Stop ...
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Look Through Family Tree and Find Featured Image

I just built a theme that looks for a featured image on the current page, if it can't find a featured image it will continue to look backwards through the family tree until it can find one. Then it ...
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Setting a default placeholder image WITHOUT link

Can anyone help? I'm trying to show a default placeholder image on my posts when the user hasn't uploaded an image. I have the below code BUT i need to rewrite it so that the link isn't applied to ...