can't get featured image url using get_post_meta
I need to get the url of a thumbnail to create a link.
this is what happen:
I have set some thumbnail size in my function php like this:
add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' ); set_post_thumbnail_size( 226, 135 ); add_image_size( 'gallery-link', 96, 60, true ); gallerie add_image_size( 'gallery-preview', 400, 350, true ); add_image_size( 'gallery-full', 900, 9999, false );
then I have a page with a custom loop:
<?php $preview_img = new WP_Query('post_type=pictures&posts_per_page=18'); ?> <?php while ($preview_img->have_posts()) : $preview_img->the_post(); ?>
an inside the loop I want to link the medium thumbnail to the large one so that cicking on the first the second will be opened in a shadowbox:
<a href="<?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'gallery-full' , true); ?>" rel="shadowbox"> <?php the_post_thumbnail('gallery-preview'); ?> </a>
now I’m gettin the medium picture “gallery-preview” but in the generated html it links to nothing, this is what i can see in the page source:
<a href="" rel="shadowbox"><img src=".. etc
why the href is empty??
I have tested to echo the $post->ID and it works giving the correct post ID.
what am I doing wrong??
(the strange thing is that I’m using the exact same code in another blog and it works there…)
I am having the same problem.. I want to use the featured image URL, but I don’t want to dive into all the mess to get it.
I think I am going to use the hack I came up with. Its not pretty but it gets the job done:
$a=get_the_post_thumbnail(); preg_match_all('/src=".*?"/',$a,$matches); echo $matches ;
I think this works better:
$featured_img=explode('www', get_attached_file(get_post_thumbnail_id())); $featured_img=get_bloginfo('url') . $featured_img;
Execute the code inside the loop.
if you have something like this:
add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' ); set_post_thumbnail_size( 226, 135 ); add_image_size( 'gallery-link', 96, 60, true ); gallerie
you can use inside your loop:
<!-- get url for thumbnail gallery-link --> <?php $galleryurl = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id( $post->ID ), 'gallery-link' ); ?>
and use it like this:
<a href="<?php echo $galleryurl; ?>" > link </a>
I am using a WP theme that has featured tabs
(http://www.elegantthemes.com/preview/MyProduct/) those 3 grey tabs show featured content, but the featured image on those tabs comes from the wodpress featured image.
I want the featured image to come from a get_post_meta like the tab tittle, but i am not sure on how to chnage the code… can anyone help me?
$arr[$i]["tabtitle"] = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'Tab', $single = true); $arr[$i]["permalink"] = get_permalink(); $arr[$i]["thumbnail"] = get_thumbnail($width,$height,'thumbnail alignleft',$arr[$i]["fulltitle"],$arr[$i]["tabtitle"]); $arr[$i]["thumb"] = $arr[$i]["thumbnail"]["thumb"]; $arr[$i]["use_timthumb"] = $arr[$i]["thumbnail"]["use_timthumb"]; $i++; $ids= $post->ID; endwhile; wp_reset_query(); ?>
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