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How to Hide Featured Image in WordPress Post (Easily)

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WordPress Featured Image is the image that appears at the top of the individual blog post. It indicates what the post is about or you can add any image related to the blog post.

Basically, it is known as a post thumbnail where you have the ability to show/hide featured images on your website.

If you don’t want to hide the featured image then you can see how to add the featured images in WordPress.

To hide WordPress featured image in the post, we come up with the easy two methods where you can remove the image quickly: One method is to remove with the custom code and another is using a plugin. Without any delay, let’s get started

  • Manually hide WordPress featured image
  • Hide WordPress featured image via a plugin

Hide WordPress Featured Image in Post Manually

The first thing you need to do is simply go to your WordPress Dashboard >> Appearance>> customize. This will launch the WordPress theme customizer where you can make changes viewing a live preview of your site.

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Next, you need to go to the ‘Additional CSS’ option and add some CSS code to remove the featured image manually.

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In the text area of Additional CSS,simply add the following shortcode:

.single-post .wp-post-image { display: none; }
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Now, click on the publish button and you can check out your website to see the changes in the featured image. As you can see clearly in the above image.

This is how you can hide the featured image in the post.

Hiding Featured Image in WordPress Post via Plugin

The alternative way to hide the WordPress featured image is by using a plugin. We recommend Hide Featured Image plugin.

Go and search Hide Featured Image plugin. Next, Install the plugin and click on the activation button. Once the plugin is activated, You need to edit a post where you want to hide the featured image. 

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Scroll down and you can see the hide featured image section with Yes/No option. Once, you can tick on the No option and click on the publish button.

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This is how you can hide the featured image on a single post using a plugin.

Wrapping Up

To wrap it all up, this is how you can hide WordPress featured image with or without a plugin on your website. There are also lots of other plugins that you can use to hide the featured image.

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Sabu Shrestha, WordPress SEO content writer, and digital marketer at WPAllresources. She is working on WordPress since 2017 and her specialties include email marketing, content marketing. You can find her on Twitter,LinkedIn and Quora