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Displaying File Thumbnail

  • I have searched high and low for an answer to this and can’t seem to find anything. I am trying to display a thumbnail for a File field and can’t get it to work. I have used the snippet from the documentation and all I get:

    <a href="" title="BZ_ST4up_EBM">
    <img src="">

    Can someone please help?
    Thanks in advance!

  • You can use wp_get_attachment_image(), wp_get_attachment_image_src() will also work.

  • Thanks for your response! Does this work for PFDs as well?

  • Yes, it does. If you set $icon to false it will return the thumbnail that was generated when the pdf was uploaded. For any file type that does not have thumbnails you need to set $icon to true and then you’ll get whatever icon WP thinks is best… this is hit or miss. The WP icons are not very good.

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