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    Hi, this may seem like an odd thing to ask. I’ve added a feature image to a post by clicking the Use as featured image link within the Add Media lightbox. But now I need to remove it. The Featured Image screen option is not showing.


    Hi kbunt,

    Try to remove the specific image from Media > Library.




    Hi Ismael,

    Thanks for the quick reply. Deleting the image is not really an option because the image is the main image on the post.

    I just want a specific image to show on Choices Latest News widget.

    As a bandaid fix, I put my cursor at the end of the post and clicked Add Media then uploaded an icon and clicked Use as featured image, then closed the Add Media lightbox.

    Is there any way to have the Featured Image screen option back? Otherwise you can’t see what data already exists and this could be confusing to some (clients and myself too!). This core WordPress feature allows you to quickly remove or set the featured image.

    Thanks again,



    Hi Kevin,

    When you edit the page/post you should see the screen options(on the upper right) and check the featured image. If it still isn’t enabled, Try to add this code inside functions.php:

    add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' );




    Thanks Ismael,

    Here is an additional reference: http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Thumbnails

    With the above code in place within the function.php file a featured image metabox is not displayed nor is there a checkbox in screen options. Here are the options I have: Layout, Format, Categories, Tags, *Slideshow Options, *Featured Media – add any number of images and/or videos, Excerpt, Send Trackbacks, Custom Fields, Discussion, Comments, Slug, Author, Revisions.

    * Choices theme specific

    I think somehow the Featured Media is overriding the theme support for Feature Image?



    …from line 325 of functions-choices.php

    //remove post thumbnails from pages, posts and various custom post types


    Hi kbunt,

    As of now, I don’t have any ideas on how to fix that, let me tag the rest of the support to check on this issue.




    Hi kbunt,

    Try switching to one of the default wordpress themes (twenty eleven for example) and then removing it. Then just switch back.



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