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WK URL 2 WP Thumb


This plugin let you add a featured image to a post using external URL.

You can use images from Flickr, google images… etc just in one click.
No need to download the image and re-upload it again.

The image will be processed and thumbnails will be generated just like if you uploaded the image your self from your PC.

It is working with native and custom post types.

It is available now in two languages:

1- English
2- Arabic

You can translate it to any languages.


  • Post types selection
  • WK Metabox in action


  1. Upload wk-url2wpthumb to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
    3 Go to settings and select post types that the plugin will work on, and you are done


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“WK URL 2 WP Thumb” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Initial Release