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5 Useful Video Thumbnail Plugins for WordPress

Including videos in your posts could make your site more engaging. There are plenty of ways to style your videos and load them to offer a better experience to your visitors. Those of you who plan to build a video-heavy site need to deal with video thumbnails. These video thumbnail WordPress plugins can help:

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Smart YouTube PRO: one of the best YouTube plugins around. It makes it easy to insert videos into your posts and comments. It has video thumbnail support.

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Auto Post Thumbnail PRO: this plugin generates featured images for your video posts. It generates thumbnails for custom post types but does not change existing featured images.

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Video Thumbnails: automatically displays video thumbnails in your template. Thumbnails can be saved to your media library and set as a featured image.


Video Embed & Thumbnail Generator: this plugin generates thumbnails, encodes HTML5 complaint videos and embeds locally hosted videos. It is simply a time saver.


WP Video Posts: enables you to create custom video posts and splash images for them. It does require FFMPEG to work.

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