how to create featured image in wordpress

It is very easy to understand to create featured image in WordPress and today in this blog post, I will show you the entire process of uploading featuired image to eradicate all your worries about it.

Featured image will present your post to your readers. Hence, it has to be attractive because featured image creates the first impression in the mind of the readers about your post and first impression always leaves long and lasting impression.

how to create featured image in wordpress

This is ‘tech-information on google search console tool’ page’s screenshot of this very website. Look such is the importance of

adding featured image to all of your posts for the purpose of presentation. And hence, you should also create new post on wordpress adding featured images.

Now I will add featured image to this very post and at the same time I will show you the whole process through screenshots practically.

Unravelling the steps through screenshots:

Scroll down holding your click as shown in the image to go down to the ‘featured image’ option and then click on ‘set featured image’ to upload the same.

how to create featured image in WordPress

It is really that much easy to understand the process.

how to create featured image in wordpress

All your worries regarding this will evaporate like mists.

You may select images from thee already stored images in the media of your website or you may choose to upload fresh image from your device.

how to create featured image in wordpress

I will click on ‘upload files‘ to upload a new one from my device.

how to create featured image in wordpress

Follow the instruction as shown in the image. Choose the media file from your device to upload the featured image and then click on ‘open’.

Remember that the process will be the same in terms of uploading other images or videos in your content. Always use ‘alt-text’ against each media file that you are uploading into your content.

Write the ‘alt-text’ in the space provided and you may also edit the image from here. At last click on ‘set featured image’ and you are all done.

how to create featured image in wordpress

Do compress images before uploading.

how to create featured image in wordpress

See that the featured image has been added.

Thus will appear the featured image in my webiste.

how to create featured image in wordpress
how to create featured image in wordpress

Simply click on ‘replace image’ to change the featured image. And after that the rest of the process is exactly the same.

If you want to change any image in your post, simply click on the image and then click on ‘replace’.

how to create featured image in wordpress

As you have rea so far, all your worries regarding featured image in wordpress must have vanished from your mind. Now keep on rocking the digital universe with your blogs.

I have already made other dedicated posts on creating a menu in wordpress, how to change the author in wordpress, what is breadcrumb, how add category in wordpress and so on. If you have not read them yet, do read them from these links, as this will enrich your SEO-knowledge.

If this post has been of any help to you in terms of uploading and setting a featured image to your web-page, it will be a matter of great pleasure for me. If you have any more issues, do write to me in the comment box. And this will inspire me to write another dedicated post with a view to provide solution to your post.

Thank you, all.

How do I set featured images?

Featured image is what your audience gets to interact about your post at the very beginning. So this is very much significant for presenting your content in an appealing way befor your audience. To set a featured image, simply scroll down at the right side of your screen and click on ‘featured image’ to upload the same for your content.

Can you edit a featured image WordPress?

featured image in wordpress

Yes, of course. Featured images are editable. Infact all the images that you upload within your content are editable. Simply click on ‘edit image‘ at the top of your screen as shown in the image and manage your image according to your need. At last click on ‘select’.

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