Large Hero Image on Single Posts

How to Display a Large Featured Image Hero at the Top of Your Blog Posts on the Single Post Page:

For reference, see this post as an example. This tutorial is not to be confused with adding a large hero image at the top of a page. To learn how to add hero images to the top of your pages, please refer to your theme’s tutorial on Page Templates.

I recommend that your featured images are at least 1700 pixels wide.

  1. First, make sure you have featured images turned on in Appearance > Customize > Theme Settings > Content Archives
  2. Next, go to Appearance > Customize > Theme Settings > Single Posts
  3. Check the box to Display Featured Image

How to Add Featured Images to Your Posts

When creating or editing a post, click on the Document tab in the sidebar. Under the Featured Image section, upload a featured image.