Add post thumbnails to WordPress RSS feed


Feedburner is the most used RSS subscriber service for bloggers. If you want to display to your readers just a thumbnail of the post, instead of tweaking your theme add e few lines on the functions.php file.

Open the functions.php file on your theme, and place this code:

function rss_post_thumbnail($content) {
    global $post;
    if(has_post_thumbnail($post->ID)) {
        $content = '

' . get_the_post_thumbnail($post->ID) . '

' . get_the_content(); } return $content; } add_filter('the_excerpt_rss', 'rss_post_thumbnail'); add_filter('the_content_feed', 'rss_post_thumbnail');


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  1. is this working for RSS reader wordpress widget…?? i looking for way to insert thumbnails image in rss widget..anyone..?

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