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How to add featured Image in WordPress

Written by Posted on March 6th, 2013 No Comments
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First, what we need  for this how to add featured image in WordPress:

  • functions.php
  • template page, page.php, single.php, index.php, etc. Where ever your trying to add the featured image too. But it has to be with in the loop.
  • style.css

Next, copy and paste this into your functions.php.

Next, copy and paste this to the template page, page.php, single.php, index.php, etc. Where ever your trying to add the featured image too. But it has to be with in the loop.

Next, for the CSS you can use this selector to target the featured image.

Now if you don’t see your featured image, you might have to enable it at the top under screen options.

How to add a featured image from the backend

1. Click set featured image.

How to add featured Image in WordPress

2. Drop the picture with in the square or browse for it here.

How to add featured Image in WordPress

3. After that scroll to the bottom of the next dialog and click use as featured image.

How to add featured Image in WordPress

4. Now X out of that dialog and on your right, you should see a thumbnail reflecting your image.

How to add featured Image in WordPress

 There you go! For more info check out the WordPress codex on featured images.

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Hi, my name is Eric Young. I’m a web designer who has worked in the IT industry since 2000. I love blogging and making the web a better place. If I'm not here I'm probably playing Gears of War. LOL

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