RSS Featured Image

Descripcion

RSS Featured Image adds the featured image into your RSS feed (in the media:content). It works nicely with Mailchimp (|RSSITEM:IMAGE|). In fact, it basically does the same thing as another (and more famous) plugin but without cluttering your WordPress Admin. This is a simple task, and I believe it should be invisible and run peacefuly in the background, with no impact on the UI and the overall WordPress performance.

Usage

By default, the size of the image is « large ». I think it would be a shame to add new options to your WordPress admin only for this, so if you want to change the size, I propose you a filter 🙂 You can include some code in your functions.php to take care of this. This is how you can use it:

function thumbnail_size_for_rss( $default ) {
return ‘thumbnail’;
}
add_filter( ‘rfi_rss_image_size’, ‘thumbnail_size_for_rss’, 10, 1 );

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Installacion

  1. Upload rss-featured-image to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. That’s all 🙂 Can you believe it?

Reviews

3 març 2020
I used this plugin to add featured image URLs to WordPress RSS feeds, allowing me to automatically populate featured images into custom Mailchimp email templates (using Mailchimp's "Feedblock RSS Merge Tags"). A really nice time saver when including post content (e.g blogs, products) with featured images in email campaigns, versus having to manually upload images a second time!
1 març 2020
Attaching your WordPress Featured Images to your RSS Feeds is a great way to grab your audiences' attention. This plugin simply does so. It's useful for marketing. It requires no additional settings and configuration. All you need to do is install it. It's not going to clutter your admin panels with additional menus and icons or bombard you with promotional messages. One more thing that you can expect is Jordy's (plugin author) sincere support. I really appreciate it.
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Contributors & Developers

“RSS Featured Image” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0.5

  • Update: WordPress 5.0.
  • Info: This plugin has currently no visibility on the WordPress Repository. If you like it, for its survival, please give it a nice review here: https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/rss-featured-image/reviews/?rate=5#new-post. Thanks a lot 🙂

1.0.4

  • Update: WordPress 5.0.

1.0.0

  • Add: Filter to choose the size.

0.0.1

  • First release.