Post Thumbnails are getting more popular every day. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can easily add thumbnail or lead image to individual posts in chip life WordPress Theme. These images can be shown on the front page, archives, search pages, etc.
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Let’s start to learn,
Step 1: Add New Post
I am starting with a new post and add some data to the post,
Step 2: Add Image
After setting the post title and content, I am uploading the image(s) related to the post, as below.
Select Image(s) for the post, as I selected grasshopper for my post.
Step 3: Image Setting
I am setting here my image title, caption, alignment, size (which you want to like for your post), here I am selecting full size picture for my post.
If you don’t want to insert image into your post content. Don’t press “Insert into Post” Button, just press “Save all changes” Button.
I want to add image into my content, so I insert the image in my post, as below.
Step 4: Post Options Setting
Here, for post thumbnail, let me confirm that when I activate the chip life theme, whether I set the “Post Style” to excerpt or not.
I already set this option, as below.
Note: Set “Post Style” to “excerpt” for post thumbnail.
Appearance>Chip life Theme Options>Post Options>Post Style>excerpt
Step 5: Layout Options Setting
Let me also check my desired thumbnail setting. Yes, it is ok in my case, as below.
Note: Set your desired thumbnails for your blog posts.
Appearance>Chip life Theme Options>Layout Options>Featured Image>thumbnail
Step 6: Post Thumbnail selection from Multiple Images
If you have multiple images into your post then set no.1 position to your favorite image which you want to see in post thumbnail and press “Save all changes” Button.
In my post, I have only one image inserted so this step is optional for me.
Note: Not need to set image numbing if you have only one image attached or inserted in your post.
Step 7: Publish the Post
Now, I am publishing my post.
Step 8: Post Thumbnail
Waoo! Finally, I have successfully set the thumbnail/lead image of my post.
I hope you have learned the post thumbnail setting from this simple step by step tutorial. Don’t Forget to Follow TutorialChip on Twitter or Subscribe to TutorialChip to Get the Latest Updates on Giveaways, Tutorials and More for Free.