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HOW TO HIDE FEATURED IMAGES ON INDIVIDUAL POSTS IN WORDPRESS

HOW TO HIDE FEATURED IMAGES ON INDIVIDUAL POSTS IN WORDPRESS

THIS IS A TUTORIAL ON HOW TO HIDE FEATURED IMAGES ON INDIVIDUAL POSTS IN WORDPRESS. 

Featured image or post thumbnail as it is commonly known is a theme feature in WordPress. This means your WordPress theme controls the display of featured images on your website.

Some people prefer to display their featured image as the first image in an individual post, but to some, it makes the post look shabby.

So, this is the step by step procedure to hide your featured image from appearing in  your individual post. Very simple steps. 

However if you just want to follow text-instructions, then you can follow our step by step tutorial on how to how to hide featured images on individual posts in WordPress.

First thing you need to do is install and activate the Hide Featured Imageplugin. It works out of the box, and there are no settings for you to configure.

Simply edit the post where you want to hide the featured image. On the post edit screen, scroll down a little, and you will find the ‘Show/Hide Featured Image’ metabox.


You need to check the box next to ‘Hide Featured Image’ option. You can now save your post and preview it to see the plugin in action.

Notice that even though we left the featured image set in our example, the plugin did it’s job of hiding it on the website. This plugin does not delete or unset the feature image, it just hides it on the front-end of your website. If you ever want to show the featured image again, simply edit the post and uncheck the hide featured image option.

The plugin also works with custom post types with featured image support.

We hope this article helped you learn how to hide featured image from individual posts in WordPress.

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