Featured Image of Blog Page showing only while customizing

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  • #143148

    Hi there!

    I have created a page to the Blog posts called “Projetcs” and I enabled the display of the featured images in this page.
    When I visualize the blog page (Projects) at the Customize section (https://wordpress.com/customize/ipsislitterisca.wordpress.com), the featured images show up fine with the posts excerpts. The problem is when I choose to preview the site in it’s url (https://ipsislitterisca.wordpress.com/projects/), the featured images simply disappear from the blog page.

    Could you help me, please?

    The blog I need help with is ipsislitterisca.wordpress.com.

    #143230

    anhtnt
    Theme Author

    Hi,

    Can you please check the Customize > Content Options to see if you hide the featured image on blog posts?

    #143270

    Yes, I’ve already checked it and the featured image is not hidden for blog posts.

    Here’s how my Customize > Content Options looks like:

    Choose between a full post or an excerpt for the blog and archive pages.
    Full post
    x Post excerpt (Checked)

    Post Details:
    Display date
    Display categories
    Display tags
    Display author
    Display comment link

    Featured Images:
    x Display on blog and archives (Checked)
    x Display on single posts (Checked)
    x Display on pages (Checked)

    Tha’s why I don’t understand what’s happening…

    #143293

    anhtnt
    Theme Author

    I think I got it.

    Did you set the page “Projects” as the Posts page? E.g. In the Customizer > Homepage Settings, you have something like this:

    https://i.imgur.com/2NkcwkN.png

    If so, that page is treated as an archive page, and thus, it inherits the header image set in the Customizer > Header Image. The featured image of that page won’t be used.

    #143300

    Yes, i set the page Projects as the Blog Posts page. Actually it’s the Blog Page that I simply renamed using wp-admin. I’ve already renamed it to Blog again, but the problem persists.

    What’s is happening is that when I visualize that page using the preview of Customizer, the featured images are visible, as they should:

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1DwChSer-j0n_yRiQ4nlM0h6jdggwYYpl

    But when I click on the preview of the Blog Page

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1r8Rx0FyNHnK1Fr-cPfO2PzgXbgDmiCKt

    The featured images disappear:

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1RvAW9vr8xUvMi61vzyci3fa5nBzfuMYN

    I would like to know if that’s a bug of the blog preview or if this images won’t be seen when I publish the site.

    Thanks again!

    #143362

    anhtnt
    Theme Author

    I got it. I think when in the Customizer, WordPress hasn’t send the options to the theme yet, thus, making the theme still think the Blog page as a normal page.

    Anyway, for the Blog page, the featured image is not used in the header area. It uses the header image set in the Customizer.

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