Customize a Video Thumbnail in Drupal

Introduction and Requirements

When you upload a video to Drupal from YouTube or Vimeo, an automatically generated thumbnail will be created. This is normally not a big deal, but wouldn't it be nice if you could have complete control over the thumbnail that is associated with the video? Thankfully, with Drupal's File Entity module, you can. In this tutorial, we will add the ability to add a custom video thumbnail to a video in Drupal. As an added bonus, we will use the ImageCache Actions module to automatically add a play button to each video thumbnail.

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