Articles of post thumbnails

Modify featured image URL at runtime

Simple question: I know this can be achieved with a hook somewhere, but I’m having trouble tracking down exactly where I need to look to implement it. Basically, I need to hook into the featured image / thumbnail hook and update the image URL on the fly. Can someone lend a hand on how I […]

Can I prevent get_the_post_thumbnail from falling back to the global post ID?

I have a post type that contains meta boxes. These metaboxes allow a user to select an item from a dropdown menu. All these items are IDs for other posts. So in the theme, I am using get_the_post_thumbnail to retrieve the featured image from the post ID retrieved from these metaboxes. It works. What doesn’t […]

Else/If Statement to Display Photo Descriptions

I am building a news WordPress theme and using the Description for thumbnails to display who the photo is credited to on the website. I am then placing the credits in the Description on top of the photo using the following code. However, when the photo has no Description/credit, I do not want the description […]

Static news page has for thumbnail the featured image of the first posts

So I have a static page for the news page in wordpress, and its featured image as a breadcrumb image. I query it with this: <?php the_post_thumbnail_url(get_option(‘page_for_posts’)); ?>. The problem is this function for whatever reason outputs the featured image of the first post instead of the featured image for the posts page. My entire […]

Get thumbnail image according to the screen

I need to retrieve the featured image according to the screen type. For tablet and mobile medium size and for desktop large. How can I know the user’s device type on server side to retrieve the appropriate image size? (In the example I use the theme API but of course I can use WordPress native […]

Thumbnails in ACF Query Results

I’m using pagelist_ext to list all pages under a specific category: http://thenorthshorescene.com/bands/ The list was getting long, so I created some additional pages that add another level of filtering by querying ACF meta info, e.g., http://thenorthshorescene.com/rock/ This is all working fine, but ideally, the styling of the query pages would match the /bands/ page. I’m […]

Featured image size in column

I have a featured image preview in column view in my Custom Post Types. Now I want to change the size of it. This is my code: add_filter(‘manage_posts_columns’, ‘add_img_column’); add_filter(‘manage_posts_custom_column’, ‘manage_img_column’, 10, 2); function add_img_column($columns) { $columns[‘img’] = ‘Featured Image’; return $columns; } function manage_img_column($column_name, $post_id) { if( $column_name == ‘img’ ) { echo get_the_post_thumbnail($post_id, […]

get_post_thumbnail does not display thumbnail

I’m trying to get a specific post’s thumbnail by using the post’s ID. I have this code snippet in my index.php file <?php get_the_post_thumbnail(64 , ‘post-thumbnail’, array( ‘class’ => ‘img-format-big’ ) ); ?> It doesn’t return any image/thumbnail at all. Anything wrong with the code?

False Positive on has_post_thumbnail

Within the loop, for a post (of custom post type) which does not have a featured image: has_post_thumbnail() (with or without specified $post->ID) is returning true, while get_the_post_thumbnail(), also with our without the $post->ID returns an empty string. The loop: $args = array( ‘post_type’ => ‘customs’, ‘post_status’ => ‘publish’, ‘fields’ => ‘id’, ‘posts_per_page’ => -1 […]

the_title() is not displaying over the_thumbnail

With the static html/css title that i have inside h1, is displaying over image, but when i use the_post_thumbnail(); with the_title();. Title moves above the image What may be the issue? <div class=”col-sm-6 col-md-4 padding-fixation”> <?php $portfolio_home = new WP_Query(‘cat=1’); ?> <?php while($portfolio_home->have_posts()) : $portfolio_home->the_post(); ?> <div class=”image-portfolio” data-section=”office”> <div class=”img-block”> <img class=”img-responsive” src=”<?php the_post_thumbnail(); […]