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Require Thumbnail


Prevents an user to publish a post without a thumbnail. If a user presses the publish button without a thumbnail, the post will
be saved as a draft. For more information see installation page or the
Webfish homepage.


For more information see Webfish

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


The frequently asked questions is updated at the plugin’s homepage WordPress Require Thumbnail.

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