Questions tagged [thumbnail]

Use for questions about the reduced-size version of a static picture or video that serves as an index for images.

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Is it possible to find the thumbnail of an existing Imgur image?

There's a rather large image in a Stack Overflow post that I'd like to replace with its thumbnail and a link to the full-size image. I know Imgur generates thumbnails for its images when you upload, ...
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What web apps will produce thumbnail screenshots of modern web sites [closed]

I'm looking for a web app (ideally with an API) that will, when given a URL, take a screenshot of the web page and provide thumbnail images. It must support sites that use javascript for rendering, ...
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Why only some YouTube videos show thumbnails in the time bar?

Why do some YouTube videos show a thumbnail when you hover the mouse cursor over the time bar, while others don't? Examples: This shows thumbnails. This doesn't show. This is an older video and has ...
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What do I need in order to have custom thumbnails for posts in my wordpress.com blog?

I have a blog on Wordpress.com. I would like to have it set up in such a way that when I make a post on the blog, I can select an image that I want associated with that post so that every time someone ...
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How do I disable zoom effect when hovering mouse over thumbnails in Google Image Search?

I think this is something of a usability flaw, so I wonder if it's possible to disable the effect that scales thumbnails up when mousing over the results. Either via a setting somewhere in my Google ...
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What's the size of this “mini” video?

I want to know the size of YouTube's mini videos in pixels. i.e. the videos that show up usually at the end of a YouTube video by the owner of the channel. e.g. I want the exact size of that small ...
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Share a URL on Twitter with thumbnail

I know that adding <meta property="og:image" content="<URL-HERE>" /> to an HTML page makes it generate a thumbnail image when sharing the URL on Facebook: How to have the same with ...
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Can one determine the still image in a shared YouTube video?

If one shares a YouTube video in a post on a website (Facebook etc.) that shows a video player where you can press "Play", a still image is already showing. How is this image chosen from the video? Is ...
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Is there anyway to find the time stamp of a YouTube thumbnail?

A lot of channels are generating views from clickbait thumbnails. Is there a way to scan a video beforehand and determine the timestamp of the thumbnail, if it is even in there?