Pages and Posts

Featured Images

A featured image represents the contents, mood, or theme of a post or page. Posts and pages can have a single featured image, which many themes and tools can use to enhance the presentation of your site.

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To set a featured image on a post or page, follow these steps:

  1. Visit your dashboard.
  2. Click on Pages or Posts from the options on the left.
  3. Click on the title of the page or post to open the editor.
  4. In the settings on the right, locate the Featured Image section. If you do not see the settings area, you may need to click on the ⚙️ icon in the top right corner to make it appear.
  5. Click Set Featured Image as shown in the image on the right.
  6. You will then see options to choose an image from your site’s Media Library, Google Photos, Pexels Free Photos, or Openverse.
    • If you want to upload an image from your computer, choose Media Library and then click the Upload files tab.
  7. After selecting your image, click the button Set Featured Image at the bottom right.
  8. Click Update on your post/page to save your changes. Your featured image is now set!

[Optional] If your theme does not display the featured image by default, add a Cover block to the top of the page/post. You can then click one button to display the featured image in the Cover block.

Certain themes use featured images in other ways that may require a specifically sized image to work properly. Please see the documentation for your theme for those exact dimensions.

To remove a featured image, follow steps 1 to 4 in the previous section to locate the featured image. Then, click the Remove featured image link:

The Remove Featured Image option is marked with an arrow.

You can also change the featured image by clicking the Replace Image button.

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter will often use the featured image of the page or post when you share it on social media. Here are examples from Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn:

You can check the following guides if you are facing an issue with the image used on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Tumblr.

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