How to Add Featured Image Silder or Video from URL in WordPress?

Featured image or video on WordPress is an essential element that you must add on your website. Using the featured image option in WordPress post, you can only add images from your computer. You can not add images or video as thumbnail image from external URL. To simply the process, you must read the post carefully.

Here I will show how to add featured images, slider or video on your WordPress post from an external URL. You can add multiple images as featured image slider or add a video on featured media section. We are using a simple plugins to add featured image or video on our website.


How to Add Featured Images From External Link or URL?

Step 1: Go to WordPress dashboard and then plugins section to add new WordPress plugins. You can access the plugins section from Plugins>Add New. This will help you to install new plugins on your WordPress website.

Step 2: Search the plugins "Featured Image from URL" and install the plugins on your website. Or you can download an upload the plugins from WordPress plugins directory. 

Download Featured Image from URL

Step 3: If you downloaded the plugins from our given URL, then go to upload option and install the plugins. Once you activate the plugins, all the features will be activated on your website.

Step 4: Edit any post of your website. You will notice featured image from URL option below the featured image option. Also, you will find featured video option to add videos. You can use either option to add featured media on your website.

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