WP Remote Thumbnail is very light weight WordPress plugin which comes with zero configuration and one click setup. Using this plugin you can easily set any external image as featured image of any post/page or even custom post types.
This plugin automatically adds a custom metabox to each post type which supports post thumbnail. You just need to copy and paste the url of any image and then paste it into the metabox and click publish/update.
Go to your admin area and select Plugins -> Add new from the menu.
Search for “WP Remote Thumbnail”.
Go to any post/page and add your external images.
What is remote thumbnail
You can call remote thumbnail as external featured image. This plugin will help you to set any external image as a featured image of any post/page.
Contributors & Developers
“WP Remote Thumbnail” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
- Fixed: Meta data URL save issue
- Code cleanup
- Fixed issue with larger images.
- Increased time out for getting images.
- Better error handling.
- This is the first version