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Justin Tadlock wrote about the right ways to add default post thumbnails to your WordPress themes. One method is to filter on
post_thumbnail_html, and the second method is to simply use
The second method is easier to understand, straightforward and future-proof. The filter in the first method would only work well when we need to change the markup of the thumbnail images output, like print a
div with a
background-image instead of an