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Featured Image not working with Nextgen (5 posts)

  1. H W
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I'm using Headway Themes and I cannot get posts to show featured images when I select them from a Nextgen library. I've tried to Google some possible solutions, but the ones I've found seem to be theme specific. Is this a known bug, and will this be worked out? As of now, I've had to settle on using the stock WP media library for featured images.



  2. ohtony
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Same here. Thanks!

  3. j1derly
    Posted 4 years ago #

    having same issue. Thought it was the featured content plug in I'm using but it seems to be across the board.

    My theme is Coraline.

    Edit: the stock wp gallery is cropping my images which is why I prefer ngg. Hope this gets sorted out soon.

  4. Jim R
    Posted 4 years ago #

    It's been my experience this is an issue with how NextGen writes the images into the post. Test it out and look for this:

    When it writes the NextGen images, it does so with just single quotes.

    <a  href='http://hoosierhoopsreport.com//wp-content/gallery/carmel-vs-noblesville-11dec02/dsc05405.jpg' title=''><img src='http://hoosierhoopsreport.com//wp-content/gallery/carmel-vs-noblesville-11dec02/thumbs/thumbs_dsc05405.jpg' alt='SONY DSC' class='ngg-singlepic ngg-none' /></a>

    vs. using double quotes for an image out of media library or off your hard drive.

    <a href="http://hoosierhoopsreport.com/wp-content/uploads/logo.png"><img src="http://hoosierhoopsreport.com/wp-content/uploads/logo.png" alt="" title="logo" width="570" height="200" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-3168" /></a>

    I used to be able to find the fix for it, but I can't locate it now. I spent about 15 minutes trying to search for it. It's been that way since I started using the plugin two years ago.

  5. radcastro
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Here's the solution. It solves most scenarios and avoids you from uploading a separate image when you can just select one from NGG and click "Use as a featured image". It works great for me.


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