We have already covered plenty of plugins and code snippets that let you automatically set featured images for your posts. What if you have videos and would like to use their thumbnail as your featured image automatically? These 2 plugins let you do just that:
Video Thumbnails: lets you display video thumbnails in your template automatically. It supports YouTube, Vimeo, Twitch, and other top video sites.
Automatic Featured Images from Videos: this plugin automatically sets each post’s featured image to a video thumbnail if it can find a YouTube or Vimeo video.
Have you tried these? How was your experience?