How To Install & Use Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress Plugin

Sometimes we need thumbnails of various sizes to fit into various types of pages. To do it manually will become a hectic task and will take a lot of time. Luckily there is a plugin available to do the same as many other WordPress Plugins for Images. This plugin helps you regenerate thumbnails of various size automatically for your WordPress website.

Features of Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress Plugin :

  • This plugin is useful in any of the following situations
  • You have added a new thumbnail size in your theme/website. The system will create a thumbnail of that size for all the newly uploaded images but what about the images you have earlier uploaded. Regenerate thumbnail plugin will come in handy in this situation. You can bulk regenerate the thumbnails of the new size.
  • If you have changed the dimension of an existing thumbnail size from Settings -> Media. Now you will need to regenerate the thumbnails of this size.
  • If you have recently changed the theme which uses a different size of the featured image. This plugin will come handy to regenerate them.
  • This plugin will also help you delete the unused thumbnails. Thus saving your web space.

How To Install Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress Plugin:

To install this plugin we can follow either of the following 3 methods based on your preference:

    1. Install from Admin Panel – Install it from the admin panel in the following steps:
      • Login to the admin panel
      • Go to the plugins section
      • Click Add New
      • Search for Regenerate Thumbnail WordPress Plugin
      • Click the install button
      • Now click the Activate, done
    2. Install from FTP Account – Install it from the FTP account in the following steps:
      • Download the plugin files from here. It will come in zip format
      • Login to the FTP account using FileZilla or any other FTP client
      • Go to public_html -> wp-content -> plugins
      • Upload the plugins zip file into this folder
      • Extract the zip
      • Now go to the admin panel and you will see it in the installed plugins list
      • Search for Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress Plugin
      • Activate the plugin
    3. Install from cPanel – Install it from the cPanel in the following steps:
      • Download the plugin files from here. It will come in zip format
      • Login to the cPanel
      • Open File Manager
      • Go to public_html -> wp-content -> plugins
      • Upload the plugins zip file into this folder
      • Extract the zip
      • Now go to the admin panel and you will see it in the installed plugins list
      • Search for Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress Plugin
      • Activate the plugin

How To Use Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress Plugin:

Once the setup is complete you can start using it in any of the 2 ways : 

  1. By clicking the regenerate thumbnails button below each image.
  2. Bulk regenerate.

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