Lightweight plugin to use remote images for post thumbnails and featured image. Enter remote image url into custom field ‘remote_thumbnail’ of any post.
Images will not be downloaded, therefore will not use up space from your hosting. In order to keep the same aspect ratio as an uploaded, cropped image with no distortion, the code generated will be an inline-block DIV with the image set as a background.
- Upload the plugin files to the
/wp-content/plugins/directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
Where can I use the logic?
The plugin can be used in any post type that admits custom fields or postmeta.
Will images be downloaded to my server?
No. They will be remotely referenced.
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Contributors & Developers
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- Initial upload
- Updated tested version