[theme-reviewers] Themes With Customizable Logos *and Featured Images*

Edward Caissie edward.caissie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 20:08:18 UTC 2010

This does seem a good use-case for the_post_thumbnail the way it is being
described ...

On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 1:54 PM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com>wrote:
>> The idea looks feasible for using Post-Thumbnail but I can also see it as
>> having the potential to have two different images representative of the post
>> whereas the custom fields would support the second image. The author is
>> suggesting the theme is testing for the custom field <featuredimage -
>> image_URL> key-pair ... which may conflict with testing for an existing
>> Featured Image provided via post_thumbnail.
>> Technically speaking both could be used on a post and both images could be
>> different ... or the same. That would be at the end-user's discretion.
>> Cais.
>> PS: I did not look at the code to see if post_thumbnial is being
>> implemented already. EAC
> It's not. The Theme isn't using the_post_thumbnail() anywhere (and doesn't
> add_theme_support() for them, either.
> And it's using the custom field merely as a "featured image" - which is
> *exactly* what the Post Thumbnail is called on the edit-post page.
> Basically, it would be asking users, instead of using the functionality
> they're used to seeing for featured images, adding them as a custom field
> instead.
> Chip
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