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Revision: 41950
at February 25, 2011 06:26 by chrs

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function set_featured_image($post_ID){

		$args = array(
		    'post_parent'    => $post_ID,
		    'post_type'      => 'attachment',
		    'numberposts'    => 1,
		    'post_status'    => null,
		    'post_mime_type' => 'image',
		if($image = get_children($args)) {
			$image = current($image);
			add_post_meta($post_ID, '_thumbnail_id', $image->ID);

add_action("publish_post", "set_featured_image");

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If a post is published without setting a featured image and there is an image attachment, this will select an image from the media library and set it as the featured image.

Initial Title
Wordpress - Set featured image if nothing is selected

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