How to Hide Featured Images on Individual Posts in WordPress

Do you want to hide featured images on individual posts in WordPress?

There may be times when you have a featured image for an article, but instead of deleting it, you just want to hide it from your visitors.

In this article, we will show you how to hide featured images on individual posts in WordPress.

How to Hide Featured Images on Individual Posts in WordPress

When and Why Is Hiding Featured Images in WordPress Helpful?

Almost all WordPress themes come with built-in support for displaying featured images in different areas of your website.

Some themes will even automatically use attachments as the featured image if no image is specified. This means it will always display a featured image even if you don’t set one.

However, you may find yourself wanting to hide the featured image in certain situations.

For example, you might have a WordPress blog post that looks cluttered with the featured image. But you still want the featured image to show when listed on your separate blog page.

In this case, you’ll want to hide it on your individual blog post without deleting or deleting the image entirely.

That said, let’s show how to hide the featured image on individual posts in WordPress step by step.

Hide featured image from individual WordPress posts

To easily hide featured images from WordPress posts, we recommend using the Conditionally display the selected image connect. It gives you the option to hide individual featured images on WordPress posts.

The first thing to do is to install and activate the plugin. For more details, see our step-by-step guide on how to install a WordPress plugin.

After that, the plugin works immediately and you don’t have to configure any plugin settings.

Just go to Posts ยป All Posts and click on the message you want to open.

Go to the WordPress post dashboard and open the post

Then on the edit post screen, you will see a box that says โ€œShow featured image in post listings only, hide on singular viewsโ€ directly below the featured image.

To hide the selected image, simply check this box, then click the “Update” button to save your changes.

Checkbox to hide featured image from post

After that you can see your post and you will notice that the selected image is hidden. Even if a featured image is assigned to the post, it will not display.

This plugin does not remove or disable the feature image. It only hides it on the front-end of your WordPress website. If you want to show the featured image again, just edit the post and uncheck the Hide featured image box.

If you are using custom post types with featured image support, the plugin will allow you to hide those featured images as well.

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