Jun 07 22

The theme (look and feel) used for Sterling Adventures has been developed with lots of love and care! Although it probably still isn’t anywhere near perfect (or even working in some places – software is never bug-free), but I am fairly proud of it. :oops: So, I think some of it is now at a point where it’s worth shouting about, and possibly sharing…

One aspect of the look and feel is having a thumbnail image in the excerpt shown on the index page. There isn’t any rocket science here – it’s simply up to the post author to provide the image (and text) in the optional excerpt in WordPress’ write a post form. However, the “trick” bit is to make that thumbnail image a hyper-link to the post. I’ve done this with a simple WordPress plug-in called ‘Image Link‘. This is available as a download here.

All I ask is that you leave your greeting card here (i.e. leave a comment 8O ) and credit the widget (i.e. include a link to this page) on your blog.

:star: Why not check out my other WordPress plugins too! :star:

Just put the plug-in into your plug-in directory (if this doesn’t make sense it probably isn’t something you should be trying :-) ) and activate it. Any excerpts with images (using <img /> tags) will have the image wrapped up as a hyper-link to the post’s permalink. Making them clickable…

With great regret I have closed comments on this post as I’m being deluged with queries that often boil down to “how to” requests and not issues with the plug-in, which works perfectly! :-) So, if you want support, even advice, use the Feedback link and ask away…

But please note I will ask for a donation before I’ll look at “how to” questions, I can’t teach PHP programming for free.

Version History:

  • 0.2 – Released to the WordPress community.
  • 0.1 – Initial version.

Series - WordPress Plug-ins

  1. Image Link WordPress Plug-in
  2. Last Year WordPress Sidebar Widget Plugin
  3. Simple Archive Plugin
  4. Avatars Plugin
  5. WordPress Post Country Plugin
    (with premium Google Mapping)
  6. Notices Ticker Plugin
  7. Comments with Avatars
  8. Simple WordPress Twitter Plugin
  9. WordPress Post Grouping Plugin
  10. WordPress Mapping Plugin

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