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<?php
/*
 *
 * The default template for displaying content. Used for both single and index/archive/search.
 *
 * @package WordPress
 * @subpackage Twenty_Twelve
 * @since Twenty Twelve 1.0
 */
?>

    <article id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>" <?php post_class(); ?>>
            <?php if ( is_sticky() && is_home() && ! is_paged() ) : ?>
            <div class="featured-post">
                    <?php _e( 'Featured post', 'twentytwelve' ); ?>
            </div>
            <?php endif; ?>
            <header class="entry-header">
                     <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php the_post_thumbnail(); ?></a>
                    <?php if ( is_single() ) : ?>
                    <h1 class="entry-title"><?php the_title(); ?></h1>
                    <?php else : ?>
                    <h1 class="entry-title">
                            <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>" title="<?php echo esc_attr( sprintf( __( 'Permalink to %s', 'twentytwelve' ), the_title_attribute( 'echo=0' ) ) ); ?>" rel="bookmark"><?php the_title(); ?></a>
                    </h1>
                    <?php endif; // is_single() ?>
                    <?php if ( comments_open() ) : ?>
                            <div class="comments-link">
                                    <?php comments_popup_link( '<span class="leave-reply">' . __( 'Leave a reply', 'twentytwelve' ) . '</span>', __( '1 Reply', 'twentytwelve' ), __( '% Replies', 'twentytwelve' ) ); ?>
                            </div><!-- .comments-link -->
                    <?php endif; // comments_open() ?>
            </header><!-- .entry-header -->

            <?php if ( is_search() ) : // Only display Excerpts for Search ?>
            <div class="entry-summary">
                    <?php the_excerpt(); ?>
            </div><!-- .entry-summary -->
            <?php else : ?>
            <div class="entry-content">
                    <?php the_content( __( 'Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span>', 'twentytwelve' ) ); ?>
                    <?php wp_link_pages( array( 'before' => '<div class="page-links">' . __( 'Pages:', 'twentytwelve' ), 'after' => '</div>' ) ); ?>
            </div><!-- .entry-content -->
            <?php endif; ?>

            <footer class="entry-meta">
                    <?php twentytwelve_entry_meta(); ?>
                    <?php edit_post_link( __( 'Edit', 'twentytwelve' ), '<span class="edit-link">', '</span>' ); ?>
                    <?php if ( is_singular() && get_the_author_meta( 'description' ) && is_multi_author() ) : // If a user has filled out their description and this is a multi-author blog, show a bio on their entries. ?>
                            <div class="author-info">
                                    <div class="author-avatar">
                                            <?php echo get_avatar( get_the_author_meta( 'user_email' ), apply_filters( 'twentytwelve_author_bio_avatar_size', 68 ) ); ?>
                                    </div><!-- .author-avatar -->
                                    <div class="author-description">
                                            <h2><?php printf( __( 'About %s', 'twentytwelve' ), get_the_author() ); ?></h2>
                                            <p><?php the_author_meta( 'description' ); ?></p>
                                            <div class="author-link">
                                                    <a href="<?php echo esc_url( get_author_posts_url( get_the_author_meta( 'ID' ) ) ); ?>" rel="author">
                                                            <?php printf( __( 'View all posts by %s <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span>', 'twentytwelve' ), get_the_author() ); ?>
                                                    </a>
                                            </div><!-- .author-link        -->
                                    </div><!-- .author-description -->
                            </div><!-- .author-info -->
                    <?php endif; ?>
            </footer><!-- .entry-meta -->
    </article><!-- #post -->

At moment in the TwentyTwelve theme looks like the_post_thumbnail() gets the featured image and render it in the main blog page and the single page I tired removing it but it also removed any other images the blog might have, I would like to only remove the featured image from the main blog page where all the posts are listed and the single.php.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

 <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php the_post_thumbnail(); ?></a>
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2 Answers 2

If you don't want to modify the template files directly, you could always make use of the post_thumbnail_html filter:

function wpse70960_filter_post_thumbnail_html( $html ) {
    if ( ( is_home() || is_single() ) {
        return '';
    } else {
        return $html;
    }
}
add_filter( 'post_thumbnail_html', 'wpse70960_filter_get_post_thumbnail_html' );

This code snippet goes either in your functions.php file or in a custom (mu-) plugin.

Edit

From your comment:

Im using a static page for the homepage and blog is using a new page I created in the WP CMS using a template file called Blog page. The homepage is rending the featured image for posts which is what I need. I want to avoid using the Featured image in the blog page and the singe page.

There are two approaches:

  1. Don't use a custom page template to display the blog posts index. It's not necessary. Assuming that template file is template-blog.php, copy that file, and rename it as home.php. Then go to Dashboard -> Settings -> Reading, and set "Page for posts" to the Page that is/was using the custom page template. That should solve the problem, and ensure that you don't lose any formatting.
  2. Alternately, inside your filter callback, add the following:

    global $post;
    $page_template = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_wp_page_template', true );
    if ( ( is_home() is_single() || 'template-blog.php' == $page_template ) {
        // etc.
    }
    

Edit 2

Full code, using alternative #2 above:

function wpse70960_filter_post_thumbnail_html( $html ) {
    global $post;
    $page_template = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_wp_page_template', true );
    if ( ( is_home() || is_single() || 'template-blog.php' == $page_template ) {
        return '';
    } else {
        return $html;
    }
}
add_filter( 'post_thumbnail_html', 'wpse70960_filter_get_post_thumbnail_html' );
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in this specific case, it would leave an empty link tag ... –  Michael Oct 30 '12 at 14:15
    
@kaiser: re: the edit - why is is_front_page() necessary, when is_home() returns true for the blog posts index, whether the blog posts index is on the front page or on a static page? –  Chip Bennett Oct 31 '12 at 1:16
    
@ChipBennett Please explain - you're our template hierarchy specialist ;) –  kaiser Oct 31 '12 at 1:28
    
@kaiser: is_front_page() returns true when on the site front page, whether the site front page displays the blog posts index or a static page. is_home() returns true on the blog posts index, whether the blog posts index is on the front page or a separate, static page. So, when the blog posts index is on the front page, both is_front_page() and is_home() will return true; otherwise, one or the other, but not both, will return true. I think is_home() covers the OP's use case. –  Chip Bennett Oct 31 '12 at 1:35
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Please add follow up stuff to the question or take this to chat. Comments are not meant for extended discussion. –  Rarst Oct 31 '12 at 15:21

Simply wrap this inside an if statement:

<?php
if ( ( is_home() OR is_front_page() ) OR is_single() )
{
    ?><a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php the_post_thumbnail(); ?></a><?php
}
?>
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