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Custom Header Images

A very simple and lightweight Plugin for managing custom header images for pages, posts, archive-pages, and all other possible.

This plugin provides an easy, lightweight possibility to add header images to your blog. It is simple and clean. It is easy to understand, maintain and extend. It does not make use of extra tables or buggy built-in uploads.


  • Simple and easy management of header images
  • Each possible state is covered, by using all elements of the WordPress template hierarchy
  • The Media Library is used for image management, images are saved by URL copy/paste (so external images can be used, too)
  • Requires no extra tables
  • Support for Custom Post Types (Single Custom Post Images) and Custom Taxonomies (Taxonomy Page Images)
  • NEW (1.1.0): Linked Header Images (e.g. category page, larger image version, whatever you want ...)
  • NEW (1.1.0): Display Category Image by default
  • NEW (1.1.0): Full output customization
  • NEW (1.1.0): Exclude specified Taxonomies / Post Types from Header Image functionality
  • NEW (1.1.0): Internationalization (incl. English / German translation)
  • NEW (1.2.0): Added API to retrieve plain URL/Link and output
  • NEW (1.2.0): Added possibility to use relative URLs.
  • NEW (1.2.0): Added Custom Header Images for author pages.
  • Clean install/uninstall

Please report any bugs you may encounter.

Plugin URL: http://www.blackbam.at/blackbams-blog/2012/06/25/custom-header-images-plugin-for-wordpress

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Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2014-2-1
Downloads: 26,016


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