Simple Featured Image Finder

Description

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By installing and activating Simple Featured Image Finder, the plugin will add a search field below traditional featured image box usually found on the right column of post/page add/edit form. The search field is a port to thousands of HQ images provided by Unsplash.com with copyright free, read the license here: https://unsplash.com/license

The settings page located below Settings menu of WordPress with label Simple Featured Image Finder, this page helps you manage the API credentials of Unsplash. You can obtain your own API credentials on https://unsplash.com/developers by signing up and creating an APP, afterwards copy the Application ID.

Just pick the best image listed by your search and forget downloading the images and uploading, just click the Set featured image button and let the magic happen.

Screenshots

  • Post form with the featured image metabox on side.
  • Screenshot of downloading process
  • The image download and attachment completed notice
  • Settings page, where you establish Unsplash API access with APP ID
  • Unsplash developers page and link to your apps
  • Unsplash developers apps list page with new application button on side
  • Unsplash developers app view example, where you can grab APP ID

Installation

  1. Upload simple-featured-image-finder directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Navigate to Settings > Simple Featured Image Finder
  4. Paste your Unsplash API, APP ID and save changes.
    Establishing the plugin access to Unsplash API requires an APP ID, please navigate to https://unsplash.com/developers sign-up for an account and create an APP here: https://unsplash.com/oauth/applications/new
    After you’ve created your application copy the Application ID string and navigate to WP-Admin > Settings > Simple Featured Image Finder settings page, paste the long APP ID string into the guided field and then hit the Save changes button. That’s it, enjoy setting your featured images with ease, thanks to Unsplash HQ images.

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload simple-featured-image-finder directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Navigate to Settings > Simple Featured Image Finder
  4. Paste your Unsplash API, APP ID and save changes.
    Establishing the plugin access to Unsplash API requires an APP ID, please navigate to https://unsplash.com/developers sign-up for an account and create an APP here: https://unsplash.com/oauth/applications/new
    After you’ve created your application copy the Application ID string and navigate to WP-Admin > Settings > Simple Featured Image Finder settings page, paste the long APP ID string into the guided field and then hit the Save changes button. That’s it, enjoy setting your featured images with ease, thanks to Unsplash HQ images.

Contributors & Developers

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

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial release of plugin with background image and color basic settings