Sick of adding a image to your post content then also setting it as the featured image in a separate action? Of course you are!
This plugin solves this problem by adding a new button alongside the «Insert into post» button in the media manager modal. When clicked, this button will insert your selected media and then, if you have selected an image, set that image as the post’s featured image.
It is possible to select multiple media items to insert, so this plugin will set the last image in the selected set as the featured image. The button will appear in the media manager modal for all post types.
This plugin works with WordPress 5.0+, but it will only work with Classic block or in the Classic Editor. It does not currently work with the Image block (or any other similar ones).
Want to contribute? Fork the GitHub repository.
Got some great ideas? Post on the support forum.
Installing «Instant Featured Image» can be done either by searching for «Instant Featured Image» via the «Plugins > Add New» screen in your WordPress dashboard, or by using the following steps:
- Download the plugin via WordPress.org
- Upload the ZIP file through the ‘Plugins > Add New > Upload’ screen in your WordPress dashboard
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Can I localise the text on the button?
Yes – the plugin includes a pot file to make this easy.
- How can I contribute to this plugin?
You can fork the GitHub repository here.
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Contributors & Developers
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- Fix – Making sure that button appears for all post types
- Initial release #boom