Image thumbnails are a very important part of any website because they make your site look attractive and professional. But, it is important to have image thumbnails of proper size and quality. The featured image thumbnail can attract your user's attention quickly and keep them engaged with your site. So, you must take this parameter of your site seriously.

Though most modern WordPress themes come with a built-in thumbnail generation system, many themes need external support to show the thumbnails properly.

You might need the support of a thumbnail plugin to generate different sizes of your images at times.

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In this post, we have collected some of the best image thumbnail plugins for WordPress to take care of all of the aspects related to your featured image thumbnail.

Top Thumbnail Plugins

1. Dynamic Featured Image

Dynamic Featured Image is a useful thumbnail plugin for WordPress that will generate multiple featured images within a post or page. This is especially helpful when you use other plugins, post thumbnails, or sliders that use featured images.

Dynamic Featured Image WordPress Plugin

2. Facebook Thumb Fixer

If you are struggling with your images while sharing posts on Facebook or other social media, this plugin will help you to resolve that issue.

This plugin will fix missing or incorrect thumbnail images on posts shared to Facebook.

Thumb Fixer for Social Media WordPress Facebook Plugin

3. Recent Posts Widget With Thumbnails

WordPress comes with a default 'recent posts' widget, but it doesn't show the posts' thumbnails. If you want to make that widget more attractive with thumbnails of your posts, you can use this plugin.

This plugin enhances the default WordPress 'recent posts' widget to show the featured images attached to the posts. It doesn't have any complicated settings; just install and drag the widget to the sidebar. In just a few clicks, your website will look considerably more established and professional.

Recent Posts Widget With Thumbnails WordPress Plugin

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Originally published Jul 14, 2017 2:00:13 PM, updated October 29 2019