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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Can I set a default featured image for a category?

I'm setting up a site with a theme that takes advantage of the "featured image" feature of WordPress. Since my end users are not the most tech saavy in the world, I'd like to set things up so that the ...
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Cropping thumbnails to specific dimensions on front end post

Probably not the best title description but here we go. One of my custom post types is for youtube videos which I take the thumb from youtube and upload it as a thumbnail for the post. Now it's easy ...
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Pirobox Gallery from single image link

I need to have the post thumbnail image link to a gallery of post attachements displayed using pirobox. This is the code i use: <?php if(has_post_thumbnail()){?> <div ...
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Underscores.me retrieve next / previous post thumbnail in post_nav function

I am using Underscores.me for a project. I'd like to add the featured image (thumbnail) to the previous / next post links. They have a function which I'm trying to edit called THEMENAME_post_nav(). I ...
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Archive show thumbnail

I want to show thumbnails next to my posts in archive page, however it only shows thumbnails if the posts has a featured image. So I want to show thumbnail for the image attached to the post, but I ...
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Extract featured image from link mentioned in blog post

You ever notice Google News has relevant images associated with its headlines? How can I use WordPress to extract a featured image from an external webpage referenced in a blog post (or custom ...
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How to add icon over specific thumb

I wanted to do the following, and I know its possible, but I don't know how. I'm looking at in_category, but it doesn't make to much sense. Basically what I want to do, for an example on my homepage, ...
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Generate Thumbnails only for Featured Images

I would like to know if there is a simple way (custom code or plugin) to create thumbnail sizes only for images that I intend to use as featured images (index.php, archive.php, etc.) , but not for the ...
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How to crop thumbnail height to auto with set width

I'm looking for a way to only set the width of a thumbnail size and let the height set auto. So if I have two images. One is 600px/420px and one is 600px/600px. I want to set only the width of the ...
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How to set the jpg image compression for specific thumbnail sizes?

This question was asked on Set JPEG compression for specific custom image sizes and answered very nicely by Ahmad M I'd of course comment to that thread but I don't have 50 point reputation... The ...
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WordPress cannot load featured image [closed]

My wordpress website cannot load the featured upload by user. May someone help? Website:http://myvintee.com/
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Display post thumbnail for specific category outside the loop

I'm building a theme that features a section wherein I'd like to have the single most recent post's thumbnail of a single category displayed between the header and blog sections. Something like ...
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Random Category with Recent Post Title and Thumbnail

This code below works perfect to pull the title of five random categories, the issue is for each random category I want the latest post title and thumbnail but where and how do I add the post query? ...
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Display Random Thumbnail from Category

I have a feeling that I'm on the right track, I just don't have enough solid PHP knowledge to get much further than where I'm currently at. I'm currently using the following code to return a list of ...
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How to add posts with thumbnails to my dropdown menu?

I want to create the same effect in Listverse menu. I have a dropdown menu, and I want to add a post section with thumbnail, as shown in the image below. How to achieve that? Thanks!
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Show featured image in sidebar

I'm adding a widget on my sidebar but the Featured Image isn't shown. this is the code of my side bar: <?php /** * The Sidebar containing the main widget areas. * * @package PowerMag * @since ...
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WordPress Page Walker class descendants of parent with thumbnail and custom classes

Please, help! I'm at my wits end and have to finish this by tomorrow, so I would REALLY appreciate any help with adjusting this page walker class. (Please!) The ultimate goal is to display a list in ...
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the_post_thumbnail attached to wrong post in archive

I'm using this code to get the image from post_thumbnail and displaying it as a background, however, once I place it in the archive page, I get a strange behavior: thumbnail for post 1 is empty, then ...
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get_the_post_thumbnail() returning empty string on custom post type

I've been brought in to help out with development on an existing plugin, and have run into a strange issue. Not sure if I'm overlooking something obvious here. The situation: I'm adding a shortcode ...
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set_post_thumbnail_size vs add_image_size

What is the difference between set_post_thumbnail_size and add_image_size? Is set_post_thumbnail_size for all images, and add_image_size for sizing images individually? Thanks.
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How to get Poster (thumbnail) Image of Video

I'm getting all videos using the function below and it's working fine. Now I want to get the videos Poster Image (Thumbnail Image) from that video. How can I get the video Image as thumbnail? I've ...
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Wordpress auto picking featured image

In the past when I created a news post, the featured image was automatically assigned to the post when I uploaded an image in the post. But now, that doesn't work anymore :( The only thing that ...
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Wordpress wp_get_attachment_thumb_url full

My code in index: (show all attachment by one post ID) <?php query_posts('p=1498'); if (have_posts()) { while (have_posts()) { the_post(); ?> <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Unrestricted height thumbnails

I have set my default thumbnail size in settings > media, however as I see it you Have to add a value. However, I'd like to specify a width, but allow for an unrestricted height. For instance, both ...
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Secondary Featured Image Function (post_thumbnail)

Does anyone know if it is possible to add a secondary Featured image function to the pages and post editor?
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How I upload, save and set a featured image from my frontend?

I have a form in my site. This the user register one missing person. I created a custom post type missing person, custom taxonomies and custom fields. All this input's save as well in wp. But I ...
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Custom image size in the_content loop

I changed the default image dimensions for the "large" thumbnail and re-generated my images using a plugin. The new image size is only shown on new posts created after the image size was created. How ...
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How do I get the URL of a specific size featured image?

I am using <?php wp_get_attachment_thumb_url( $attachment_id ); ?> to get the url of a thumbnail for a post in Wordpress. However I would like to retrieve the URL of a specific size image. So ...
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Issue where WP Featured Image will not display

The code I'm using, is outside of WordPress i.e. define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); require('blog/wp-blog-header.php'); global $wpdb; The code that I'm trying to display the post thumbnail (the ...
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Cannot get post thumbnails to display

I'm stumped. I've pored over all the articles here and beyond to no avail. I'm trying to simply display the post thumbnail in a template page, but it will not show up. I have thumbnails enabled for ...
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Use Featured Image for backstretch.js

I'm using backstretch.js for full-width header images on my pages. I'm able to grab the Featured Image url like this: <?php $src = wp_get_attachment_image_src(get_post_thumbnail_id($post->ID), ...
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Site not getting correct featured image from my query

On the home page of my site I have a series of tiles that link to various parts of the site. One tile links to the blog and I have written some code to pull the latest post with an image attached to ...
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Find posts without featured image? [duplicate]

I need way to find post(s) without featured image set. I use WP as gallery site and for every post I set featured image. I wish to check if there is any post(s) without featured image. Any code to ...
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Add image size array to a portfolio thumbnail in combination with Masonry Jquery Plugin

add_image_size( 'category-thumb', 250, 9999 ); //300 pixels wide (and unlimited height) I am using the above code within my functions.php file, to generate various thumbnail sizes for my masonry ...
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News and Featured image

I am trying to list my news items in 3 columns in a vertical design: image, date, title. I'm having some trouble calling the featured image. Is there a specific function that would help me with this? ...
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Height and width attribute not setting by the_post_thumbnail

I am using following code to display images in home page: if ( has_post_thumbnail() ) {the_post_thumbnail('postbox-thumb') But the output of the above code does not have height and width of the img ...
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remove and disable image link in functions.php

Is there a way to disable image or thumbnail link URL, as well as remove existing image/thumbnail links in functions.php? NOT the setting under media as posted in this link, please.
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Get featured image on hover of post title [closed]

I need to get respective featured image on hovering of post title is there any plugin to achieve this I tried geting this by using Js and CSS but failed to achieve.Searched through Googe and WSE too ...
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Does not show thumbnail in a given category

I am creating a loop with two formats for posting , one is the default post and the other is a video post using the post-format (video) . I found right here a function to capture and save thumbnail ...
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How to make featured image thumbnails on index page load smoother?

I'm using a theme called Hatch Pro, which is a gallery based theme and the index page displays the posts using the featured image. You can see it here. On slower browser environments, the images ...
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How do I set a featured image (thumbnail) by image URL when using wp_insert_post()?

While looking through the function reference entry for wp_insert_post(), I noticed that there's no parameter in the array it requires which will allow me to set the 'Featured Image' for a post, ...
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Upload post thumbnail from the front end

We would like users to be able to upload the post thumbnail when editing posts. How would this be done. I would imagine it would make use of the ajax functions of wordpress. Any ideas, Marvellous
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Custom field image to Featured Image

I'm changing the theme of a blog. The problem is when I export the content from the old post and import it into the new one, I don't get the Featured Image. It's the same problem posted here: Move ...
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Minimum Dimensions Requirement for Featured Image?

I am creating a baseball website with multiple Authors. From past experience, no matter how well you know someone personally, it doesn't mean they will follow or even read your instructions. That ...
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Remove Featured Image from posts in specific category?

I am building a theme that includes the featured image as a navigation feature outside the single post, but once the user gets to the post in category "Specials", I'd like to take that image away. ...
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Featured image for a third party application

I'm building a Phonegap application that retrieves posts from an existing WordPress database. In which way featured image (i guess it's in wp_postmeta) is related to the post id and how is it ...
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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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No Thumbnails Generated

I setup WordPress on my own server and it's up and running...one thing that I have noticed is that WordPress doesn't generate any images I upload. Usually when I upload an image through WordPress it ...
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How do you import images from a URL in your post?

I am looking to automatically set the featured image from a URL, I have a plugin that creates new posts and has a link back to the source website, I would like to be able to scrape that link for an ...
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How do I use featured images on index.php?

In 'Reading Settings' I have chosen the static-page drop-down menu of a page I created to be the post page. I've put the html, php, and css from my page.php in index.php to style it. I'm unable to ...