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Responsive Images With WordPress’ Featured Images

By Rachel McCollin

It’s been a couple of years now since the concept of responsive design took the web design world by storm, and more and more websites are going responsive. But there are still some barriers and potential problems, not the least of these being the challenge of reducing the size of files that you’re sending to mobile devices.

In this chapter, we’ll look at how to use WordPress’ built-in featured images capability to deliver different-sized image files to different devices. “Featured images,” sometimes referred to as thumbnails, is a feature of WordPress that has been vastly improved since version 3. It enables you to specify a featured image for each post and display it with the ...

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