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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WordPress not creating “large” thumbnails

I moved my WordPress installation from my local dev environment (MAMP) to a shared hosting server. Since then I have trouble with image uploads not being processes as before, especially with the large ...
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offload media to external services

Does anyone know a way (plugins or similar) to offload media (images mostly) in wordpress to an external service? like flicker, or imageshak? I think that offloading images from the wordpress ...
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Featured Image not showing on wordpress hosted under Amazon AWS

I created a wordpress website on Amazon AWS. I also installed the same theme on wordpress hosted under Bluehost. The problem with wordpress hosted under amazon is that it doesn't show the featured ...
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Get ID of featured image using “get_post_thumbnail_id(the_ID())” - without printing to screen?

I'm using the code: get_post_thumbnail_id(the_ID()) to get the ID of a post thumbnail image, but whenever I call this it outputs the ID to screen. I just want to get the value to use in another ...
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wp_get_attachment_image_src() and custom sizes

As said in this page, wp_get_attachment_image_src()only accepts built-in sizes such as thumbnail, medium, large or full. How do you get the same return value with custom sizes you add with ...
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Can't seem to attach uploaded image to post and set it as thumbnail

I'm using this code to submit a post form and upload an image which I want as the post thumbnail. Everything submits perfectly and the image even uploads but I can't seem to figure out how to attach ...
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Using global $post; to get featured image for custom post via WP_Query

I'm using a site-wide function to add css to the <head> of the page pull in featured images of various as a responsive page background. It works great across the rest of my site but fails on a ...
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How can I get a different image size, if all I have is the link?

For various reasons, I can't use Wordpress' built-in Thumbnail functionality. What I want to do instead is to use the first image in the post as the thumbnail. Here's what I found in the codex: Show ...
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Fetching full size featured image to insert in RSS Feed

I am trying to fetch a full size Featured Image (or first image) of the post to appear within my RSS feed. See here I am using the following code function firstImg( $post ) { $matches = array(); ...
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Cropped featured image replaces original image in gallery

Firstly, I have done my research as thoroughly as I possibly can. Searches have been made, but I have not found any advice or solution as to my exact issue. Ok, time to explain. Currently I am ...
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Worse thumbnail quality after GD library install

Last week I had to install the GD library on my server to enable thumbnail resizing for a premium theme. After installing the GD library on the server the image quality of newly added thumbnails for ...
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Wordpress get_categories & listing recent post thumbnail

I'm trying to get a page to list all the child categories and then display their name and a thumbnail from the most recent post in that category. This is the following code I've got, it appears to be ...
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how to change featured image path according to “alt” property

when a featured image is added, the path for this image is http://domain.com/wp-content/uploads/filename for some featured image i would like to use only "filename" in the path do you know how to ...
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Problem with Featured Image and database

I have an issue with with WordPress install which I just haven't been able to resolve... I have tried disabling all plugins and reverting back to default theme, but the problem remains. The issue is ...
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Thumbnail Cropping with add_image_size?

I want my thumbnails on a particular page to be 300px × 100px, exactly. Currently, images shrink until they hit the 300 pixel or 100 pixel mark. How do I get the image to crop to exactly 300 ...
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Meteor Slides as header only for homepage and Use featured image of each page as header for respective pages

I am using meteor-slides plugin to make header as a slideshow. I am using twenty-eleven theme. Now i need to make this slideshow for my homepage only and featured images of other pages as headers for ...
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How to check if single.php has already called the_post_thumbnail function

I am creating a front end plugin to upload images and adding filter in the_content() to display post thumbnail but some templates already have the_post_thumbnail in single.php or loop.php. Is there ...
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How to import linked images and make them featured -> automagically

I am using FeedWordPress to syndicate articles from RSS feeds. The plugin does a beautiful job of bringing in the content, preserving original formatting, and assigning metadata to the right places. ...
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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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Admin - no Featured image choice in create new/page|post

I am developing a WP theme and I wanted to add a thumbnail/featured image to a new page/post but there is no such option/choice - like it used to be, I am using WP 3.8.1, I did try to turn off all the ...
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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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Thumbnail of the latest posts page

I have a page "Blog" and it's set to display latest posts. This page itself has a thumbnail, and I want it to be displayed in header. Every other page/post has same layout and thumbnail shows in ...
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Set Featured Image for Archive templates

I'm want to set a featured image for the archive templates of my theme. To my knowledge, there is not a way to do so in the WordPress Admin (like Pages and Posts). I was thinking about writing a ...
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problem with blank page

i have a real big problem with my wordpress website functions.php when i put the following code to achive post view and thumbnail. i'm getting the blank page error which when i publish or update a ...
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Use wp_remote_get to add image to media library

I'm using Embedly to make it easy for a client to add news to their website - basically, they just input a URL, and Embedly grabs the link's information, and I add it all to post meta for displaying ...
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Differentiate Featured Image from Post Images upon Upload

I want to differentiate the featured image from post images. The plan is to give the Featured Image multiple sizes, but the images inside / connected to the post only needs the default sizes. I ...
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how to both crop (with tool) and resize thumbnails having only a max width constrain?

I can't found my very problem in other threads. I'll try to explain: want to use thumbnails MAX 400px width. That means that CAN be 400px, but not always they should be 400px width. They can be even ...
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Setup Featured image on all posts from thesis thesis_post_image custom field?

I moved from thesis to other wp theme and i want to change the thesis post images (these are saved under thesis_post_image in database )as featured images. Site have over 1000+ posts. Is there a way ...
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Is it possible to get local image URL when also having photon active?

So I am using Photon, and it has helped increased my loading speed. While this is great, I am now facing a CORS error, since I am using blur.js to blur the background image of my single posts. The ...
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Is wordpress compressing my images? if so, how to prevent it?

I am using 'featured image' fields in my post and the images are sized and compressed already but whenever I upload an image that has some text, I keep noticing the image reduced in quality ...
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Featured Images stopped working with Sliding Door theme

And that's the whole point of the Sliding Door theme. It still seems to still be working for me in my main browser that I use, but when I open a different browser or have people check from other ...
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Set featured image from external URL

I have been searching high and low for a work-around to set a featured image from an external URL. I understand by default the image must be on my server to get re-sized and displayed. Essentially I ...
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Post thumbnail outside of loop

I'm trying to show a post thumbnail outside of the loop. The reason for this is that i want the featured image to show inside a custom page template, which will set the header image for the particular ...
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Three Questions with Twenty Eleven theme

I have a few things that I need help with in Twenty Eleven. The logo I put in the header is resized to 578px by 160px, when it is supposed to be 326px by 90px. I would like to simply the php code ...
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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 do I get resized thumbnails?

I'm getting post thumbnails by calling the_post_thumbnail(array(400,300), true); However, this displays the fullsize featured image, just resized with the html "height" and "width" tags. This is not ...
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Set thumbnail from URL, by grabbing image in functions.php

So I've written a whole bunch of functions, which are used to display Vine videos. I then have a shortcode which outputs the code. The last thing I have to do is set the post thumbnail. I want to be ...
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Only Display Thumbnail if Larger Than

Is there a way to only display <?php the_post_thumbnail( $size, $attr ); ?> if it is larger/smaller than specified dimensions?
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WP Query - Post Thumbnail

I am using the plugin: Series and by default it only gets the linked posts titles. I would like to add the post thumbnails as well. I was able to get the thumbnails to appear, but they show up outside ...
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Overwriting a Shortcode

I have a theme that extends the Visual Composer plugin with a slider on the front page. The slider will show five testimonials from five different customers. I want to add the featured image of each ...
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Display Video as Post Thumbnail

I use the Nova free theme, from the Theme in Progress studio. I would like to display a video like a thumbnail image, as shown in this theme http://themeinprogress.com/demo/sueva/ How can I do this? ...
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Getting featured image with direct $wpdb within plugin

I'm using a customized version of the Last Viewed Posts plugin to grab recently viewed releases on my record label site. The code I'm using grabs an attachment image but it is not always the page ...
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need a wordpress loop to put in the sidebar

I need WordPress loop to do the following : check if there is no sidebar widgets active then get 5 recent posts with only titles and thumbnails But here is the thing : I don't want the loop to get ...
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featured post as div background

Ok I didn't find an answer yet.. because my code is different.. I want to set the featured image as the div's background but I don't know how to do that.. html, php and css collide in one line.. This ...
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Combining Post Thumbnails With Nivo Slider

I am wanting to use the post thumbnail with the nivo slider and for it to generate the image from a custom image size (already declared in my functions file) I wrote this (for generating the images) ...
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How to change the height of featured image in Twenty Eleven child theme

I am trying to change the height of my featured image to 350px in my child theme for Twenty Eleven. Can anyone help?? Note: I am using Twenty Eleven and there is no functions.php file in my child ...
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How to add a featured image to a existing post via php?

I'm having trouble to add a featured image to an existing post via PHP. The image resides on wp-content/upload folder. The script i'm doing, is not a plugin, theme, or something like that. It's just ...
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Can I use a Custom Field as the Featured Image URL?

Each post of my blog has a Custom Field which is the URL of a photo on Flickr. How can I use it as the Featured Image? Please note I'm asking this question because I'm migrating to a theme that makes ...
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how can I call a posts featured image in any template?

I would like to call specific images in my template from the posts and pages of my choosing. For example I want to these featured images on my home page; About page Project post Another page I ...
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How to display thumbnail if post is assigned one otherwise not

I would like to display the most recent post in a block, and if the post is assigned with a thumbnail I would like it to be shown on the left to the post content. This is my code that I have been ...