How to set a Default Featured Image in WordPress Using a Plugin

How to Set a Default Featured Image in WordPress
Nora Coleman

Sometimes, you might not have a featured image for your post. Maybe you forgot to set it, or you didn’t have an image that you wanted to use. However, if you share that post on social media (such as Facebook) without a featured image, then it may pick a random image used in the post. More often than not, these random images don’t make good post thumbnails.

How to set a Default Featured Image in WordPress Using a Plugin
Deborah May

Finding a perfect image to be the featured image of a blog post can be a very difficult process. The complicated license restrictions and over-used stock images make it even more difficult. Some times you even just forget to add a featured image, the simplest solution is to set a default fallback image. In this video, we will show you how to set a default featured image in WordPress using a plugin.

How Do You Set A Default Featured Image In WordPress ?
Jody Banks

This is how the test website looks before a default featured image is added. With this particular theme (Solon), it isn’t as bad at it can be. With some WordPress themes, you’ll have blank images instead of no images with each post, which has the potential to make things even worse.

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