Hay, does anyone know a way to display the featured image url within the RSS feed?

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function add_featured_image_url($output) {
    global $post;
    if ( has_post_thumbnail( $post->ID ) ){
        $output = wp_get_attachment_url( get_post_thumbnail_id( $post->ID ) ) . ' ' . $output;
    return $output;

add_filter('the_excerpt_rss', 'add_featured_image_url');
add_filter('the_content_feed', 'add_featured_image_url');
  • I've added this to my templates functions.php file, but when i read the feed i cannot see it. Do i need to do anything else to it?
    – dotty
    Commented Sep 7, 2010 at 14:31
  • Oh, a follow up. I'm using php's SimpleXmlElement() and reading the file through that. Will that make a difference?
    – dotty
    Commented Sep 7, 2010 at 14:39
  • ... nope reply. any ideas?
    – dotty
    Commented Sep 9, 2010 at 13:22
  • I missed you previous comments. There was an error in my answer, I edited it.
    – sorich87
    Commented Sep 9, 2010 at 16:13
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    Sorich I think there's still an error, the code above will remove the post content and replace it with the url instead of adding it. Needs to be $output .= wp_get_att[...] instead of =
    – jerclarke
    Commented Sep 11, 2010 at 21:12

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