How to: Adding a Featured Image in WordPress

How to: Adding a Featured Image in WordPress

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wordpress-logo-teal1. In functions.php:


add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' );

2. To display featured images in your theme, you need to edit your templates and add this line of code where you want to display the featured image:



3. To set custom size in functions.php:


set_post_thumbnail_size( 50, 50);

4. To add additional image sizes:

// Image size for single posts
add_image_size( ‘single-post-thumbnail’, 590, 180 );

5. Here is how to call a custom image size:



Special thanks to: http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/how-to-add-featured-image-or-post-thumbnails-in-wordpress/