Change Video Thumbnail Size in SocialEngine 4

Do you find your Video Thumbnail Size in SocialEngine 4 is too small? If so, follow this guide to increase the sizes of you video uploads’ thumbnails!

socialengine video thumbnail

Open \application\modules\Video\controllers\IndexController.php file. Find these lines (start at line #970):

Replace them with these lines:


Now you will get 480x360px thumbnail from Youtube instead of 120x90px. After this, you need to change the size of image which is saved on your system. Find line #241 in the same file. It should look like this:

Replace the 256, 192 with width and height you need for your thumbnail.
There is one more step. In the same file, find line #819:

It’s the same code as previous and you should put the same values as before for width and height.

One comment

  1. Very simple and useful way to cusotmise the thumbnail of SE. Thanks

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