How to Add Featured Image in WordPress

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As a beginner, you may not know how to add featured image in WordPress website of yours. One post without the feature image looks incomplete and doesn’t attract the eyesight of the visitors. Therefore adding a featured image is a must. 

A featured image doesn’t only attracts people but also enhances the beauty of the post. One should always add a featured image in his WordPress posts. In this post, I will show you how to add featured image. 

What is a Featured Image in WordPress?

What is the Ideal Size of the Featured Image?

To add a featured image to a post, first, open the post and click on the setting button in the top right corner.


Now select featured Image and click on the Set featured image.

Select an image and click on Set featured image. Or you can also drag an image here to upload it. Now, update or publish the post

To remove featured image, scroll below to Featured image section from the Post Settings. 

To remove the image, click on the ‘Remove featured image’. 

If you want to replace the image, then click on the ‘Replace Image’ box and then upload or choose your desired image. 

Last Words

That’s all! This is all you have to do to add featured images in WordPress. If you have any questions feel free to ask me, and I will be happy to reply to you. Please share this post if you like it. 

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