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Featured Image from URL (FIFU) is a WordPress plugin that allows you to use an

  • external featured image
  • external featured video
  • or slider of external images

  • instead of the regular WordPress featured image. It works with posts, pages and custom post types, such as WooCommerce products.
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FIFU overview

Made for your site

Created for WordPress and compatible with the version 5.3 or later.

Ready for your shop

Compatible with WooCommerce plugin, including image gallery and variations.

Thought to automate

Compatible with WP All Import, WP REST API, WooCommerce REST API and WP-CLI.

External images / slider

Supports image URLs from anywhere: Google Drive, Giphy, Flickr, Unsplash, Pexels, Amazon, S3…

External videos

Supports video URLs from Vimeo, YouTube, Cloudinary, Tumblr, Imgur, 9GAG, Publitio, JW Player, WordPress.com (Jetpack), Sprout and media library.

Great SEO score

Offers a free CDN with optimized image thumbnails. Even large images hosted on slow servers should load quickly on your website.

Advantages of external images

Since FIFU doesn't save images to your media library, you save money on



Image processing




If you are tired of wasting time and resources with thumbnail regeneration, image optimization and never-ending imports, this plugin is for you.

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Featured image
  • External featured image
  • Unsplash image search
  • Default featured image
  • Hide featured media
  • Featured image in content
  • Elementor widget
  • Auto set image title
  • Save image dimensions
  • Featured image column
  • Optimized external thumbnails
  • Disable right-click
  • Save in the media library
  • Giphy animated image search
  • Unsplash image size
  • Same height
  • Hover effects
  • Replace not found image
  • Image validation
Auto set
  • Auto set featured media from post content
  • Auto set featured image using post title and search engine
  • Auto set featured image using ISBN and books API
  • Auto set screenshot as featured image
  • Auto set featured media using web page address
  • Auto set featured image from Unsplash using tags
Chrome extension
Featured video
  • Featured video (supports YouTube, Vimeo, Imgur, 9GAG, Cloudinary, Tumblr, Publitio, JW Player, WordPress.com, Sprout and media library)
  • Video thumbnail
  • Play button
  • Minimum width
  • Black background
  • Mouseover autoplay
  • Autoplay
  • Loop
  • Mute
  • Background video
  • Related videos
  • Gallery icon
  • WP-CLI integration
  • WP All Import add-on
  • WooCommerce import
  • WooCommerce REST API
  • Schedule metadata generation
Functions for developers
  • fifu_dev_set_image($post_id, $image_url)
  • fifu_dev_set_image_list($post_id, $image_url_list)
  • fifu_dev_set_video($post_id, $video_url)
  • fifu_dev_set_category_image($term_id, $image_url)
  • fifu_dev_set_category_video($term_id, $video_url)
  • CDN + optimized thumbnails
  • Lazy load
  • Flickr thumbnails
  • External product image
  • External product category image
  • Lightbox and zoom
  • Category image on grid
  • External image gallery
  • External video gallery
  • Auto set category images
  • Variable product
  • Variation image
  • Variation image gallery
  • Save images in the media library
  • FIFU product gallery
  • Fast buy
  • Social tags
  • Media RSS tags
  • bbPress features
  • Featured media
  • Featured grid
  • Product gallery
  • Quick edit
  • Featured slider
  • Featured shortcode
  • FIFU shortcodes

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  • 1 : $39.90
  • 5 : 20%off
  • 10 : 30%off
  • 50 : 40%off
  • 100 : 50%off

Even though our technical support is limited to 1 site by license key, you can activate Featured Image from URL (FIFU) on unlimited WordPress sites from the same domain using 1 license key. Example: example.com, www.example.com, shop.example.com, example.com/shop, etc. And a 2nd domain is allowed for development purposes.


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