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I'm new to Wordpress and I'm trying to create a new theme for it. I've downloaded the latest version (3.2.1) and installed it successfuly. But when I install my wordpress theme (to start to add the PHP) and try to create a new post, what happens is that the Set Featured Image box disappears and it only shows again when I return to the default theme.

Any suggestions for this? Thank you

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ok..try refer here hackingethics.com/blog/2010/09/04/… – ruslyrossi Sep 24 '11 at 4:09
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What is happening is that your theme does not have support for featured image. What you need to do is add in the functions.php file of your theme the line :

if (function_exists('add_theme_support')) {                     
    add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' ); 

and then you will be able to use featured image in your theme

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This is a duplicate post though! – Rutwick Gangurde Sep 24 '11 at 5:51

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