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Thumbnails Excerpts and videos

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by NoWhErE, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. NoWhErE

    NoWhErE BANNED BANNED

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    Im using the plugin on one of my blogs that sometimes only has a video in the post and no images, so I get a blank thumbnail on my frontpage.

    Does someone here know of a workaround? either not post any thumbnail if there's no image inside the post or make a thumb from the video?
     
  2. NoWhErE

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    anybody?
     
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    Use Windows Movie Maker and put a thumbnail (image) in the video towards the end (or beginning), and that should make it show up.
     
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  4. NoWhErE

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    no, thats not what I mean. Its that the Thumbnails Excerpts plugin currently isn't generating thumbs from videos. I was wondering if there's is a way to set it up on my autoblog.
     
  5. pooty

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    Its hard to answer your question without knowing what theme and plugin youre using for wordpress.
     
  6. NoWhErE

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    Theme is elegant-box
    plugin is : thumbnail excerpts
     
  7. adbox

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    what would you have instead of no thumbnail?
    Whats the blank thumbnail look like?
    It should just not place anything there if there is no picture to make a thumbnail of.

    I use that plugin too and it doesnt post thumbnails when there is none to post, not even broken images.

    If this is the case then what are you wanting to happen?
     
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    Either have no thumbnail appear, or some how magically make a thumbnail from the movie.

    I don't know why mine posts a thumbnail when there is nothing.
     
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    Never mind, had a coder friend of mine look at it and he managed to fix it :)
     
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    yay!~