Require a featured image before you can publish post

If you want to add a validation on featured image from the post add/edit screen, then keep your close attention in this tutorial as I am going to share a simple WordPress snippet to require a featured image before you can publish post.

Require a featured image before you can publish post

How to make require featured image before you can publish post

Copy the below code and use it at the end of your theme’s functions.php file. Below code will make featured image as required to Publish your post.

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Prem Tiwari

An engineer by profession and a passionate blogger by heart. Founder of FreeWebMentor.com (A Programming blog for beginners), Tech Speaker at various forums. A part from this he is an open source enthusiast, WordPress Lover, Blogger, SEO, and Growth Strategic.


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