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External URL To Post Thumbnail


This plugin allow you to extract image from external url and save into your own wordpress media library and set the featured image of post. This also save you steps to download the image to local computer and upload again to your own wordpress.

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  • Select your post and insert the valid image URL

  • Click on "Click here to view" link to view your image.


  1. Upload external-url-to-post-thumbnail to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

“External URL To Post Thumbnail” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




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