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the_post_thumbnail ( $size = 'post-thumbnail', $attr = '' )
Parameters: (2)
  • (string|int[]) $size Optional. Image size. Accepts any registered image size name, or an array of width and height values in pixels (in that order). Default 'post-thumbnail'.
    Required: No
    Default: 'post-thumbnail'
  • (string|array) $attr Optional. Query string or array of attributes. Default empty.
    Required: No
    Default: (empty)
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Display the post thumbnail.

When a theme adds 'post-thumbnail' support, a special 'post-thumbnail' image size is registered, which differs from the 'thumbnail' image size managed via the Settings > Media screen. When using the_post_thumbnail() or related functions, the 'post-thumbnail' image size is used by default, though a different size can be specified instead as needed.


function the_post_thumbnail( $size = 'post-thumbnail', $attr = '' ) {
	echo get_the_post_thumbnail( null, $size, $attr );