How to Set a Featured Image

For setup of posts moved from old site to the new

  1. Open/create a post in WordPress
  2. Scroll down the page to the right hand side until you find the ‘Featured Image’ Box.

  3. Go Back to the archived site and find the original post.
  4. Similarly go to the Featured image box and select the original image.

  5. This will take you to the ‘Media Library’ pop-up. On the right hand side you will see the URL
    to the image.

  6. Copy this URL and paste it into a new screen. Save the image to your local desktop.

  7. Now that you have saved this image to you computer. Return to the new post and select the
    ‘Set Featured Image’ option.

  8. Drag/Upload the saved image to the media folder. And select the blue ‘Set Featured Image’ Button.

  9. Scroll to the top of the page and select the ‘Duplicate featured image to translations’ tick box.
  10. Then hit ‘Update’.

  11. You may need to update the translation if this icon pops up after the update.
  12. To do this simply click on the icon to open the translation. Then click the ‘Update’ button.

  13. Your featured image is now complete.

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