[resolved] Thumbnail of videos not coming (3 posts)

  1. SB
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have posted some youtube videos in the blog. But, the thumbnails fof the videos are not coming. But, I found then coming at the demo site (http://demo.alxmedia.se/hueman).
    What to do? Please help.

  2. Alexander Agnarson
    Posted 2 years ago #

    From another post:

    Thanks for your earlier help, mate. How do you set the featured image for a video post? Does it do it automagically or is it necessary to upload a separate image?

    Separate image needed indeed – so it works the same way as with all the other featured images. If it is a YT video, you can inspect the source code of the video page and find the high quality thumbnail direct link. Look for: property=”og:image” content=”Link here…” Around line ~22.

    Edit: For those who wish to show embeds directly instead of thumbnails, here is the modification required.

  3. badream
    Posted 1 year ago #

    hello, getting the url for the thumb is not the problem, the problem is showing the thumb in a video post!

    When you select the "video format", the featured img disappears from backend! How can you get both formats?

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