Absolute Thumbnail Column



With Absolute Thumbnail Column you can upload, select or change post thumbnail (Aka Featured Image) with ease. No need to edit your page/post only just to change the thumbnail. It supports post types that have thumbnail supports.

Absolute Thumbnail Column is fully compatible with WooCommerce, integrates nicely with Image Column, and enabling uploading, selecting or changing product thumbnail from the list-table itself, saving a lot of time.

Absolute Thumbnail Column uses the native WordPress media popup, ensuring the security and integrity of core features of the media library.


  1. Unlimited Usages.
  2. Supports all post type that has thumbnail support.
  3. Builtin WooCommerce support.
  4. Uses the native WordPress media popup.



Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option WordPress will handles the file transfer, and you wont need to leave your web browser.
1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard
2. Navigate to the Plugins menu, and click Add New.
3. In the search field type Absolute Thumbnail Column, then click Search Plugins. Once youve found us, you can view details about it such as the point release, rating, and description. Most importantly of course, you can install it by! Click Install Now, and WordPress will take it from there.

Manual installation

  1. Download this plugins .zip file and extract it.
  2. Upload the extracted directory (absolute-thumbnail-column) to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory on your web server with your favorite ftp/sftp client.
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress

The WordPress codex contains more instructions on how to do this here.


Yes and No. This support all of the post type that supports post thumbnail feature.

This plugin does its things only in admin dashboard, and has nothing to do with themes.

We already implemented support WooCommerces product list tables image column too.

No. The remove button on the thumbnail column only remove the posts thumbnail (meta),
and doesnt deletes the actual image from media library.
However you can delete the image from the media popup as usual.

Please check the Screen Options located on the top right corner on the screen and make sure Thumbnail checkbox is checked.
If not please click the checkbox and this apply to apply the changes.

Please make sure your post type is registered with init or any earlier hook with normal or higher (before 10) priority.
If the priority is too low (Eg. 9999) this plugin might not able to detect it.
You can also use the following 2 filters to add support for your post-type absp_post_type_supports_thumbnail && absp_current_post_type_supports_thumbnail.
Its require that you use both of these to make your post-type get recognized by the plugin.
add_filter( absp_post_type_supports_thumbnail, add_your_post_type_thumbnail_column_support, 10, 2 );
add_filter( absp_current_post_type_supports_thumbnail, add_your_post_type_thumbnail_column_support, 10, 2 );

function add_your_post_type_thumbnail_column_support( $supports, $post_type ) {
if ( your-post-type === $post_type ) {
return true;

return $supports; 


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