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Auto Post Images (API)

Automatically insert images to posts without having to edit the post. Supports renaming images for search engine optimization (SEO). Note: The plugin


  • On Wednesday, September 18, 2013
  • Added check to see if PHP GD library is enabled as it is required for thumbnail generation. An alert is displayed in the admin settings view if it is missing
  • Added help tab in settings page to provide sample configuration information and address thumbnail creation issues
  • Removed code that printed out the list of images when "Maintanance" is run since it is confusing to the user and does not add value; more of a debugging feature and is not needed for the typical user


  • On Sunday, February 27, 2011
  • Bug fix: The length of the excerpt of not correct when strip tags was set to NO
  • Bug fix: Added function to close any open html tags in the excerpt so that the excerpt is valid html


  • On Sunday, February 27, 2011
  • Bug fix: The excerpt function was not being called if the post did not have images.


  • On Sunday, February 27, 2011
  • Adding excerpt functionality.
  • Adding tabs to option page so that the setting page is more user friendly


  • On Tuesday, December 28, 2010
  • Enhancement: Image is clickable only if "Use thumbnails to link to full size images?" is set to "Yes".
  • Added new text to FAQ to clarify image naming convention and updated screenshots


  • On Thursday, June 24, 2010
  • Bug Fix: backslash in file path breaking the plugin in linux environments. replaced with forward slash which works in both windows and linux


  • On Sunday, June 20, 2010
  • Added three more new ways to add images to posts: Tag Name, Category Name, Category ID
  • Added new option to restrict the number of images displayed for a post to one when the post is displayed as part of a list
  • Fixed bug with saving image and thumbnail directory paths
  • Fixed bug in sorting images so that the images a displayed in correct sort order


  • On Friday, December 25, 2009
  • Added two new ways to add images: Random and using POST SLUG
  • Re-designed the setting page to make it easier to use


  • On 11:10:19 PM, Tuesday, December 01, 2009
  • Added settings page options that will allow users to apply custom CSS classes to the image container, images, and control thumbnail width
  • Updated default regular expressions
  • Added "Maintenance" functions to clean-up thumbnails and force renaming of all images for search engine optimization
  • Removed all inline style code for the admin screen and moved it into an admin-page only css file


  • On 12:46:43 AM, Friday, September 18, 2009
  • Added SEO support for images. When enabled the images will renamed using the post title


  • On 11:16:26 PM, Tuesday, March 10, 2009
  • Fixed issue with regex that was used to fetch images


  • On 11:37:11 PM, Monday, March 09, 2009
  • Fixed bug in regular expression.


  • On 3:32:28 PM, Thursday, January 29, 2009
  • Added 5 new settings: Image Dir, Thumbnail Dir, Cache Dir, Image Url, and Thumbnail Url so that they can be changed. This will allow users to put their image and thumbnail folders outside the plugin directory and not have to lose image when updating the plugin


  • On 7:17:30 PM, Wednesday, January 28, 2009
  • Removing background image from ibox popup that was generating a 404


  • On 6:52:48 PM, Wednesday, January 28, 2009
  • Path fix: folder name was being incorrectly set to auto-post-images instead of auto-post-images-api


  • On 6:31:20 PM, Wednesday, January 28, 2009
  • Removed title from ibox popup


  • On 12:01:10 AM, Wednesday, January 28, 2009
  • Added thumbnail support: PHP code to create thumbnails and ibox javascript for displaying full size image on overlay


  • On 8:12:33 AM, Thursday, November 06, 2008
  • Looks like I have to update the stable tag
  • Added documentation
  • Found out that the version number needs to be updated in both the readme.txt and the plugin php file :)


  • On 1:05:24 AM, Thursday, November 06, 2008
  • Fixed formatting issues in the readme file - escaped underscores
  • Updated image filename regexp and readme text
  • Added demo site link to readme and added more faq’s
  • Added admin screen to update settings related to the plugin
  • Added new setting to control weather the default image is displayed when images are not found for a post
  • Added screenshots to the readme file


  • On 2:31:26 PM, Tuesday, November 04, 2008
  • First release.

Requires: 2.6.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 200+


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