inherit-featured-image

JSM's Inherit Parent Featured Image

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JSM's Inherit Parent Featured Image

Plugin NameJSM's Inherit Parent Featured Image
SummaryInherit the featured image from the Post, Page, or Custom Post Type parent, grand-parent, great-grand-parent, etc.
Stable Version1.1.1
Requires At LeastWordPress 3.8
Tested Up ToWordPress 5.1.1
Contributorsjsmoriss
LicenseGPLv3
Tags / Keywordsinherit, parent, featured, image

Description

If no featured image has been selected for a post, page, or custom post type, this plugin will assign the first featured image found from its parent, grand-parent, great-grand-parent, etc.

The plugin makes no permanent changes — simply deactivate the plugin to disable the automatically inherited images. ;-)

There are no plugin settings — simply install and activate the plugin.

Coded for Performance

This plugin uses the WordPress wp_cache_get() and update_meta_cache() functions for maximum performance and fully integrate with WordPress core functionality.

Installation

Automated Install

  1. Go to the wp-admin/ section of your website.
  2. Select the Plugins menu item.
  3. Select the Add New sub-menu item.
  4. In the Search box, enter the plugin name.
  5. Click the Search Plugins button.
  6. Click the Install Now link for the plugin.
  7. Click the Activate Plugin link.

Semi-Automated Install

  1. Download the plugin ZIP file.
  2. Go to the wp-admin/ section of your website.
  3. Select the Plugins menu item.
  4. Select the Add New sub-menu item.
  5. Click on Upload link (just under the Install Plugins page title).
  6. Click the Browse... button.
  7. Navigate your local folders / directories and choose the ZIP file you downloaded previously.
  8. Click on the Install Now button.
  9. Click the Activate Plugin link.

Frequently Asked Questions