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WordPress Default Featured Image

Description

Are you bored of setting deafult featured image every time you publish a page, post or custom post type or you want a default featured image to be auto set as thumbnail whenever you publish or update your post/page?

Here is the solution:

This plugin provides you an easy way to set a default thumbnail image for all your posts, pages or custom post types. You can choose/upload any image from your media library.

You can access this from the WordPress Dashboard under Settings => “WP Default Featured Image” (admin menu)

Quick Setting:

  • Select/upload an image from media library.
  • Specify categories.
  • Specify the post types.

Please note this plugin will set thumbnail whenever a post is being published or modified and no thumbnail is assigned.

Screenshots

  • Settings page for "WordPress Default Featured Image".
  • Choose an image for default thumbnail.
  • Featured Image will auto get assigned if a post is being published or updated and it is configired from backend.

Installation

Upload the WordPress Default Featured Image folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.

Activate the plugin using the \’Plugins\’ menu in your WordPress admin panel.

You can set default image using your WordPress admin panel in Settings => “WP Default Featured Image”.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Upload the WordPress Default Featured Image folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.

Activate the plugin using the \’Plugins\’ menu in your WordPress admin panel.

You can set default image using your WordPress admin panel in Settings => “WP Default Featured Image”.

This plugin will set default thumbnail for all existing post-types/pages?

This wil work for all the post types you have configured from plugin settings, featured image will auto get assigned if a post is being published or updated and it is configired from backend

Can I choose multiple post type for a single default image?

Yes, you can.

Can I choose different images for different post-types/categories?

No, right now there is no such feature available but you can hire experts from our team or can request a completely custom plugin as per your need.

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Contributors & Developers

“WordPress Default Featured Image” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Change log

1.5

  • Compatible upto 4.9.5
  • Minor bug fix

1.4

  • Compatible upto 4.5.1
  • Fix media popup selector

1.3

  • Bug Fix, WHITE blank screen when choosing image for featured image from plugin panel.

1.2

  • Bug Fix [Featured Image Return To Default When making Changes to Content]
    https://wordpress.org/support/topic/when-featured-image-is-selected-it-still-use-the-default-image

1.1

  • Restrict to specific categoriers.
  • Allow Categories for all post types or for POST only.
  • Menu moved under ‘Settings’.

1.0

  • First release.