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Best Thumbnail Related Posts Plugins for WordPress

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Displaying related posts with thumbnail image will keep your readers engage with your blog, increasing both traffic and SEO as well as reducing bounce rate. There are many thumbnail related posts plugins can be downloaded from WordPress plugin directory. However you will need to find out which plugin is perfectly matched your blog as choosing a wrong one might increase your blog page load time.

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Here are 4 widely used WordPress plugins for displaying related posts with thumbnail image.

1. Linkwithin – Related Posts with Thumbnails
This free and ad-free blog widget appears under each post, linking to related stories from your blog archive. It is easy to install, minimally styled and no signed up required. However there is almost no customizations can be made.
Find out how to install Linkwithin Related Posts with Thumbnails on WordPress.

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2. WP-Thumbie
WP-Thumbie allows you to select the number of related posts with thumbnail image for the current post. It doesn’t use any custom field to generate thumbnail images. The related posts are displayed based on content and post title. You can set thumbnail image size and add code to your template where you want the WP-Thumbie to be displayed.
Find out how to install WP-Thumbie on WordPress.

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3. IGIT Related Posts With Thumb Image After Posts
This plugin automatically show related posts with thumbnail image after posts having related posts. It is SEO friendly and equipped with Ajax based admin options. You can select related posts style (Horizontal, Vertical or Simple Style), customize thumbnail sizes, exclude categories from related posts and more.
Find out how to install IGIT Related Posts With Thumb Image After Posts on WordPress. More information from Hackingethics.com.

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4. Related Posts Thumbnails
This is another thumbnail related posts plugin for you to consider. Related Posts Thumbnails allows you to customize thumbnail sizes, display settings and type of relation. However you might need to install Generate Post Thumbnails plugin to generate thumbnails for all your posts.
Find out how to install Related Posts Thumbnails on WordPress. More information from wordpress.shaldybina.com.

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Other Thumbnail Related Posts Plugins:-
Related Post with Thumbnail
WordPress Related Posts

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