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Video Thumbnails

Video Thumbnails simplifies the process of automatically displaying video thumbnails in your WordPress template.

2.10.1

  • Removed Justin.tv due to their shutdown

2.10

  • Improved debugging page

2.9.1

  • Improved provider class extensibility

2.9

  • Added Tudou support
  • Added SAPO support
  • Updated Justin.tv to support the live player now that archives are being removed

2.8

  • Added support for TED Talks
  • Improved error handling for AJAX on settings page

2.7.9

  • Better compatibility with image plugins
  • Better Rutube support
  • Fixed bug that prevented API retrieval error messages

2.7.8

  • Improved Facebook detection
  • Higher resolution Facebook thumbnails (when available)

2.7.7

  • Improved error handling
  • Fixed bugs
  • Updated German translation

2.7.6

  • Added Dailymotion support for protocol-relative embeds

2.7.5

  • Better support for WP Robot
  • Fixed bug related to Automatic YouTube Video Posts
  • Reorganized video thumbnail extensions

2.7.4

  • Improved VK detection
  • Added German translation (thanks applewerbung)
  • Improved provider and markup tests by applying "the_content" filter
  • Improved permissions checks for debugging

2.7.3

  • Improved image download test
  • Updated Vimeo and VK tests

2.7.2

  • Added support for Youku iFrame embed code
  • Fixed Vimeo channel URL test

2.7.1

  • Fixed load_plugin_textdomain() path

2.7

  • Video Thumbnails is now translation ready and looking for volunteers

2.6.3

  • Better Google Drive detection (added support for underscores or dashes in the ID)

2.6.2

  • Added feature to settings page that automatically detects the custom field
  • Switched to JSON for Vimeo's oEmbed endpoint
  • Added support for the "image/gif" MIME type

2.6.1

  • Fixed VK bug caused by IDs with a negative int

2.6

  • Added support for VK iFrame embeds
  • Minor bugfixes and improvements

2.5.3

  • Fixed bug with Automatic YouTube Video Posts when automatic publishing is disabled or when rescanning existing posts
  • Fixed bug with bulk scanner when 0 posts are queued
  • Improved markup test by checking if server can reach the resulting thumbnail URL

2.5.2

  • Better support for Automatic YouTube Video Posts
  • Added support tab to settings page

2.5.1

  • Fixed improper error handling

2.5

  • Added support for Video Thumbnails Pro, our new solution for power users and professional bloggers
  • Various bugfixes and improvements

2.4.2

  • Fixed bug with image download test

2.4.1

  • Added support for YouTube videos using LazyYT.js
  • Better Google Drive support
  • Filenames now have non-latin characters removed and use the post ID as a fallback
  • Fixed bug caused by internal server error during bulk scans
  • Improved performance of provider tests

2.4

  • Added support for Vine
  • Added support for Google Drive videos
  • Rewritten bulk video thumbnail scanner
  • Added troubleshooting link in meta box when no video thumbnail is found
  • Changed provider test to compare file hashes in case thumbnail URLs change

2.3

  • Added support for archived Twitch videos
  • Fixed issue with Funny or Die thumbnails

2.2

  • Added support for Rutube

2.1

  • Changes under the hood to ensure the first video is found
  • Improved YouTube regex

2.0.10

  • Reduced overhead on settings pages

2.0.9

  • Fixed Vimeo protocol-relative embeds
  • Fixed bug with PNG image types

2.0.8

  • Better fix for AYVP featured image bug

2.0.7

  • Fix for bug that prevented featured images from being set for posts imported by AYVP

2.0.6

  • Fix for "Fatal error: Cannot use object of type WP_Error as array" bug

2.0.5

  • Added support for Blip URLs

2.0.4

  • Fixed bug with file names when the post title uses non-latin characters

2.0.3

  • Fixed problem caused by YouTube removing http: or https: from their default embed code

2.0.2

  • Added descriptive messages for errors during provider tests
  • Fix possible fatal error on activation when VimeoAPIException is already declared
  • Fix possible undefined index warnings for provider settings

2.0.1

  • Added support for Facebook's iFrame player

2.0

  • Completely rewritten for better performance, more organized code, and easier maintenance
  • Added support for Funny or Die
  • Added support for MPORA
  • Added support for Wistia
  • Added support for Facebook videos
  • Added support for CollegeHumor
  • Added support for Youku
  • Added support for HD YouTube thumbnails
  • Added support for higher resolution Vimeo thumbnails
  • Added support for private Vimeo videos (API credentials required)
  • Added support for Vimeo channel URLs
  • Added support for Automatic Youtube Video Posts Plugin
  • Added filters to make plugin extensible
  • Removed cURL requirement (still requires ability to make external requests)
  • Better checks for blank thumbnails before added to media library
  • Adds 'video_thumbnail' field to video thumbnails saved in the media library
  • Option to clear all video thumbnails (clears custom field from posts and deletes video thumbnails added after 2.0 from library)
  • Better file names
  • Added provider tests on debugging page to help troubleshoot
  • Added a markup detection on debugging page
  • Added "Installation Information" section to debugging page with helpful troubleshooting info
  • Settings improvements
  • Bug fixes

1.8.2

  • Fixes issue where some servers were unable to download thumbnails from YouTube
  • Fixes possible issue setting new thumbnail as featured image

1.8.1

  • Plugin now scans posts added using XML-RPC which makes posting videos from iOS or other apps work smoothly

1.8

  • Added support for custom fields via a new setting
  • Added support for YouTube's privacy-enhanced domain (youtube-nocookie.com)
  • Fixed image duplication bug
  • Now more consistent with WordPress Coding Standards (thanks Daedalon)

1.7.7

  • Better cURL error handling
  • Better regex matching
  • Bug fixes
  • Thanks to Daedalon for many of these changes

1.7.6

  • Fixed plugin link
  • Added donate button

1.7.5

  • Bugfix for array error on line 408

1.7.4

  • Fixed Dailymotion bug (thanks Gee)
  • Added detection for Dailymotion URLs (thanks Gee)
  • Added support for WP YouTube Lyte

1.7.3

  • More comprehensive search for embedded YouTube videos

1.7.2

  • Added support for Dailymotion and Metacafe

1.7

  • Added new option to scan past posts for video thumbnails

1.6

  • Added support for custom post types

1.5

  • Video thumbnails are now only saved when a post's status changes to published.
  • Removed URL field from the Video Thumbnail meta box on the Edit Post Page
  • Added a "Reset Video Thumbnail" button to the meta box
  • Accidental duplicate images should no longer be problem

1.1.1

  • Fixed a bug related to scheduled posts sometimes not saving thumbnail URL to the meta field

1.1

  • Fixed bug created by a change in YouTube's embed codes

1.0.9

  • More work on fixing the duplicate image bug

1.0.8

  • (Attempted to) fix another bug that could create duplicate images when updating a post

1.0.7

  • Fixed a bug that could create duplicate images on auto-save

1.0.6

  • Improved Blip.tv support

1.0.5

  • Now using cURL to help save thumbnails locally instead of file_get_contents()

1.0.4

  • Added compatibility with YouTube's new iframe embedding
  • Now supports most embedding plugins

1.0.3

  • Fixed an issue where existing thumbnails (such as ones manually set by the user) would be replaced by Video Thumbnails
  • Added a checks to see if cURL is running

1.0.1

  • Removed "Scan for Video Thumbnails" button from settings page until improvements can be made

1.0

  • Video Thumbnails can now be stored in the local WordPress media library
  • Video Thumbnails stored locally can automatically be set as the featured image, making it support many themes automatically
  • Added an options page to enable/disable local storage and enable/disable automatically setting that thumbnail as the featured image
  • Settings page also includes a button to scan all posts for video thumbnails

0.6

  • Added support for Justin.tv
  • Fixed bug that could cause a conflict with other plugins

0.5.5

  • Video thumbnails are now found at the time the post is saved

0.5.4

  • Video thumbnails can be retrieved for a specific post ID by passing a parameter to the video_thumbnail() or get_video_thumbnail() function. For example: <?php $id = 25; $thumbnail = get_video_thumbnail($id); if($thumbnail!=null) echo $thumbnail; ?>

0.5.3

  • Better support for Vimeo Shortcode (thanks to Darren for the tip)

0.5.2

0.5.1

  • Added a test to make sure the YouTube thumbnail actually exists. This prevents you from getting that ugly default thumbnail from YouTube.

0.5

  • Thumbnail URLs are now stored in a custom field with each post, meaning the plugin only has to interact with outside APIs once per post.
  • Added a "Video Thumbnail" meta box to the edit screen for each post, which can be manually set or will be set automatically once video_thumbnail() or get_video_thumbnail() is called in a loop for that post.

0.3

0.2.3

  • Added support for any Vimeo URL

0.2.2

0.2.1

  • Added support for Vimeo players embedded using an iframe

0.2

  • Added get_video_thumbnail() to return the URL without echoing or return null if no thumbnail is found, making it possible to only display a thumbnail if one is found.

0.1.3

  • Fixed an issue where no URL was returned when Vimeo's rate limit had been exceeded. The default image URL is now returned, but a future version of the plugin will store thumbnails locally for a better fix.

0.1.2

  • Fixed a possible issue with how the default image URL is created

0.1.1

  • Fixed an issue with the plugin directory's name that caused the default URL to be broken
  • Added support for YouTube URLs

0.1

  • Initial release

Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-8-16
Downloads: 420,308

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Support

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