Automatic Image Uploader


This plugin functionality happens when you want to save a new post, it searches for external image links, and uploads them into your site, then attaches the images to the post.
This plugin is so light and has been written with the least codes, So it does not decline your site speed.

You can set the first image as a thumbnail, while uploading.( Please turn on the related switch in settings page )



Upload the “automatic image uploader” to plugin directory and Activate it.
Before starting please check the settings page, “Settings > AIU” and change it.


April 27, 2022
The plugin works, but version 1.3.1 has drawbacks: 1) The unloading process breaks down when phrases like "$70/month" are found in the post text (wp_extract_urls sees this as a url, processing $urls causes an exception). 2) Does not work correctly with urls having parameters.
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Contributors & Developers

“Automatic Image Uploader” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Improvement : Update the options manager library.


  • Feature : Use first image as a thumbnail.


  • Initial release