Video Thumbnails

Video Thumbnails makes it easy to automatically display video thumbnails in your WordPress template. No more uploading screenshots every time you post a video.

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Automatic Video Discovery

Video Thumbnails doesn't require changing your workflow because it automatically detects your embedded videos. You might even forget it's there!

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Comprehensive Coverage

With support for 19 different video sources, you'll always be covered no matter where your videos are hosted.

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Featured Image Integration

Video Thumbnails uses the standard WordPress featured image system and stores all files in the standard WordPress media library, so it's already compatible with your favorite themes.

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Highly Rated

“This beats the heck out of taking screenshots to use as featured images for embedded video. Thanks for the very useful bit of plugin magic.”

Supported Sites

YouTube Vimeo
Twitch Facebook
Vine Dailymotion
TED Talks Metacafe
Google Drive Funny or Die
CollegeHumor MPORA
Livestream Rutube
Tudou VK
SAPO Wistia

Upgrade to Pro

Video Thumbnails Pro is great for power users and professional bloggers. Upgrade today and get these great new features. Watch a demo »


Free Pro
Completely Automatic
Supports 19 Sites
Save to Media Library
Set Featured Images
Scan Custom Fields
Scan Custom Post Types
Bulk Scan Existing Posts
Widescreen Crop
Maximum Image Sizes
Custom Upload Folder
More Bulk Scan Options
Disable Providers
Provider-Specific Fields
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Custom Upload Options Pro

Select an aspect ratio to always use for files, set maximum dimensions to save server space, and organize files in a custom subirectory of your uploads folder. The widescreen aspect ratio option helps prevent those annoying black bars on some videos.

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Supercharged Bulk Scanning Pro

Save time when scanning your past posts by skipping posts with featured images and by limiting the search to specific tags or categories.

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Disable Providers Pro

Lower overhead and prevent unintended thumbnails by disabling video sites you don't use.

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Provider Custom Fields Pro

Some templates and developers only store a video ID in a custom field like “youtube_id” or “vimeo_id”. With advanced custom field settings you'll be able to set an individual field for each provider.

Buy Today

Purchase the pro add-on today and in addition to the features above, you'll receive free updates and access to our priority support system.