Adding new featured image sizes


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Adding new featured image sizes

Featured images, or post thumbnails, is a great function built into WordPress that in my opinion is not used nearly enough. Using featured images you can do all sorts of cool stuff like creating featured content sliders, add image previews, and indexes, and even make post galleries. Featured images can also be configured to interact with social sharing sites like Facebook and Google+ so that you can control what image appears when someone shares your content, because featured images are so powerful it's important that you understand how to add the image sizes you want and how to use them.

Let's first look at how featured images are configured. If you look at the twentytwelve theme the way it is now, you can see that there is a featured image at the top of each post. To assign a featured image you go into edit the post and you scroll down and here on the right side you have the Featured Image option. By default, the featured image appears at the top of each post, and if you go int...

Adding new featured image sizes
Video duration: 5m 41s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Nov 27, 2012

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Adding new featured image sizes provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen as part of the WordPress 3: Building Child Themes

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