This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Featured Image Widget

Description

Use this plugin to display the featured image for any post or page in your sidebar. If a featured image has been set. If no featured image has been set, the plugin tries to use the image of the parent post/page. Otherwise, no widget is displayed.

Installation

It’s dead simple:

  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Browse to Appearance->Widgets, add the widget, and configure the options

Reviews

Doesn't work with latest WordPress

This doesn’t pull in any photos in the sidebar. The title shows up, but no images are shown. Bummers. Maybe this worked before, but it certainly doesn’t now. I am using Twenty Fourteen for the theme.

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Contributors & Developers

“Featured Image Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.4

  • WP4.3 compatibility
  • Internationalization and Dutch translation added

0.3

  • Widget will now automatically grab the featured image of the parent page is no featured image is defined.

0.2

  • Choose which image size gets displayed

0.1

  • First version, no special options