Having a featured image is one of the easy ways to make the blog post look professional. This way, it looks better when shared in social media as well. However, it is totally possible that you forget to add a featured image before publishing an article. The best way to avoid such situations is to add a default featured image. There are three different methods in which an image can be set as default featured image. These three methods are:
- Setting up a branded image
- Setting the first post image
- Using a simple WordPress plugin
In the first two methods, a simple code has to be entered, while in the third method it’s enough just to activate the WordPress plugin.
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How to Set a Default Featured Image in WordPress