Set a Featured Image

The Featured Image tool displays a prominent image above a post's title. This document explains how to add a Featured Image.


Before you start

  • You'll need an image saved to your local hard drive or already uploaded to the blog Media Library.
  • The image must be a .jpeg or .png format.
  • The ideal featured image dimensions are 656 px X 369 px (with a 16:9 aspect ratio). You can use a free photo cropping tool like LunaPic.



  1. Log in to your site.
  2. Navigate to Posts > Add New.
  3. Scroll down to the Featured Image menu on the bottom right: Screenshot of Featured Image menu
  4. Click Set Featured Image.
  5. On the Featured Image menu, either select an image from the Media Library, or click the Upload Files tab to select an image from your hard drive.
  6. Click Set Featured Image.
  7. Choose the location of your selected Featured Image from the Position Dropdown menu: Top/Center (default), Left, or Right.


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