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January 21st in Wordpress Plugins by .

Setting a featured image for your posts is pretty simple in WordPress. What if you would like to add a secondary image though? Some themes may have that functionality already built-in. Thanks to Multiple Post Thumbnails, you can add such functionality to your existing theme.

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September 5th in Wordpress Plugins by .

We all link to our own and other people’s posts in our content. There is nothing wrong with that as long as you make sure you are not linking to low quality sites. Providing your visitors with link previews is one way to encourage them to click on your links. These 3 plugins add that feature to your site:

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ThumbSniper: dynamically shows preview screenshots of your links, each as a tooltip. The plugin is jQuery powered. [click to continue…]

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March 29th in Wordpress Plugins by .

Many modern themes rely on thumbnails to display content properly. When you are getting started with a new website and have a brand new theme, thumbnail issues are much easier to solve. But going from one theme to another (or moving to WordPress from other content management systems) can complicate things. If you know your PHP, JavaScript, and CSS, you can fix your site’s problems and enhance your theme in many ways. Even if you don’t know any coding, these 5 WordPress plugins can fix most of your thumbnail problems:

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Regenerate Thumbnails
: this plugin is a time-saver. If you have switched to a new theme and have stretched images, this plugin can help. [click to continue…]

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April 17th in Wordpress Plugins by .

We all link to our own posts and other people’s work from our site. Not all links are worth clicking on. By providing your visitors with the chance to preview links before leaving your website, you get to provide a richer experience to them. ThumbSniper for WordPress is a dynamic plugin that adds previews to the hyperlinks on your website.

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June 22nd in Wordpress Plugins by .

Writing great blog posts is one way to bring more traffic to your website. Once there, you need to find a way to keep your visitors from leaving your website right away. One way to do that is by taking advantage of related posts plugins. These plugins generally allow your visitors find out about other articles you may have written about a certain topic. You can find a ton of these plugins on WordPress.org. The ones that offer post-thumbnail functionality right out of the box (without you having to change your code too much) are not as abundant but they can make your website look more dynamic. Here are just 3 related post plugins that add post thumbnails to your blog posts:

Related Posts Thumbnails: a super related posts plugin that has a ton of options and shows your related posts with their respective thumbnails. Generally, it grabs the first image from your posts.

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