JSM's Inherit Parent Featured Image

Description

If no featured image has been selected for a post, page, or custom post type, this plugin will assign the first featured image found from its parent, grand-parent, great-grand-parent, etc.

The plugin makes no permanent changes — simply deactivate the plugin to disable the automatically inherited images. 😉

There are no plugin settings — simply install and activate the plugin.

Coded for Performance

This plugin uses the WordPress wp_cache_get() and update_meta_cache() functions for maximum performance and fully integrate with WordPress core functionality.

Installation

Automated Install

  1. Go to the wp-admin/ section of your website.
  2. Select the Plugins menu item.
  3. Select the Add New sub-menu item.
  4. In the Search box, enter the plugin name.
  5. Click the Search Plugins button.
  6. Click the Install Now link for the plugin.
  7. Click the Activate Plugin link.

Semi-Automated Install

  1. Download the plugin ZIP file.
  2. Go to the wp-admin/ section of your website.
  3. Select the Plugins menu item.
  4. Select the Add New sub-menu item.
  5. Click on Upload link (just under the Install Plugins page title).
  6. Click the Browse… button.
  7. Navigate your local folders / directories and choose the ZIP file you downloaded previously.
  8. Click on the Install Now button.
  9. Click the Activate Plugin link.

Reviews

April 11, 2018
This light weight plugin does the job and saved my hairs of PHP newbie, searching how to share parent page featured image with child pages. It shares in cascad too : parent page > child > child… Thanks to the author!
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Contributors & Developers

“JSM's Inherit Parent Featured Image” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

Version Numbering

Version components: {major}.{minor}.{bugfix}[-{stage}.{level}]

  • {major} = Major structural code changes / re-writes or incompatible API changes.
  • {minor} = New functionality was added or improved in a backwards-compatible manner.
  • {bugfix} = Backwards-compatible bug fixes or small improvements.
  • {stage}.{level} = Pre-production release: dev < a (alpha) < b (beta) < rc (release candidate).

Repositories

Changelog / Release Notes

Version 1.1.1 (2018/06/28)

  • New Features
    • None.
  • Improvements
    • None.
  • Bugfixes
    • None.
  • Developer Notes
    • Maintenance release – minor code-reformatting and update to the readme.