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WordPress Featured Image Thumbnails To The Full Size Image

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  • Started 2 years ago by universalsudhir
  • Latest reply from helgatheviking
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  1. universalsudhir
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    I am a WP/PHP fresher and and trying to link a wordpress featured thumbnail image to larger image url but having problem implementing the code in loop file. I want to use the code for a image gallery page.. with small thumbnails linking to a larger version of image.

    I have uploaded a set a featured image (thumbnail) which appears as thumbnail on the page but don't know where to upload and access the large image.

    With the code I am using I am able to get the link to short thumbnails but it only links to the same image urls (small thumbnails).

    Here's the code:
    <?php if ( have_posts() ) while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>
    <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1><hr class="hr"/>
    <div id="portfolio_item_container">
    <div id="portfolio_items">
    <?php
    $args = array( 'numberposts' => 9, 'offset'=> 0, 'category' => 4 );
    $myposts = get_posts( $args );
    foreach( $myposts as $post ) : //setup_postdata($post); ?>
    <?php $large_image_url = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id($post->ID), 'large'); ?>
    <div class="portfolio_item">
    <?php echo '';
    echo get_the_post_thumbnail($post->ID, 'medium');
    echo ''; ?>
    </div>
    <?php endforeach; ?>
    </div>
    </div>

    Please help with the solution.
    Thanks!

    Posted 2 years ago #
  2. Maybe I'm not be understanding what you're trying to do, but you don't have to write all that code to make a gallery.

    If that is all you're trying to do you can upload your images to a post or page, then insert "gallery" and choose link thumbnails to attachment or image file.

    I have a test of something similar here: http://www.dingdongnation.com/life/laines-8th-grade-graduation-from-aptos/

    If you are trying to do something more complicated, you'll have to wait for someone smarter to respond :)

    Posted 2 years ago #
  3. I just saw your other post, if you are having issues with the size of your photos displaying check your images.php file, that worked for me (thanks to HTViking)

    Posted 2 years ago #
  4. so you need to wrap your thumbnails in a link to a larger version of the image?

    $large = wp_get_attachment_url(get_post_thumbnail_id($post->ID));
    echo '<a href="'. $large .'">'.get_the_post_thumbnail($post->ID, 'medium'); .'</a>';

    might work (didn't test it) or you could filter the post thumbnail html if you wanted to do it for every thumbnail across your site

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/the_post_thumbnail

    Posted 2 years ago #

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