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Default Post Thumbnail Image

Description

Set a default thumbnail using either an image from your image gallery or use your gravatar for posts with no thumbnail set.

This plugin requires your theme to have support for post thumbnails enabled.
Although no extra code needs to be added to your theme, some alterations might be required for trouble free usage.

Installation

  1. Upload the file and extract it in the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to the Settings -> Media page and select an image.

FAQ

My selected post thumbnail does not show, why not?

Although this plugin hooks into the get_the_post_thumbnail() function to show your selected image it does not alter your posts, so has_post_thumbnail() returns false.

To display the thumbnail without fail remove any if conditions to just leave the get_the_post_thumbnail() function

for example, change this

Some other html

to this

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Contributors & Developers

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

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Changelog

Version 0.7

This version adds the option to choose a different users avatar to use instead of the site admin

Version 0.6

Initial release