I have two questions concerning how to edit featured images in block Editor:

1. I've received permission to use images from a website as long as I give them credit. So, how do I credit a featured image?

2. Many of my featured images are to the left. Does anyone know how to center them?

I thought I remembered reading a post a while back on editing featured images in Block Editor but I can't find it. So, I appreciate any help you can give me.

Thanks!
Lynn

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jghwebbrand Premium
Here's a blog that talks about many things related to featured images
firstsiteguide (dot) com/wordpress-featured-image/

It seems the only thing you can do to give credit for a featured image is put something in your post stating this..
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Jesusfan Premium
Thank you. I will take a look at the blog.

And for now, I did give credit in the post, but it looks funny so I was hoping for a better way. I may have to work on making it look less funny, lol

Lynn
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jghwebbrand Premium
If you copied the image to another tool like PowerPoint or Canva and added text below the image and make it part of the image then you wouldn't have to add actual text to your post.
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Jesusfan Premium
Diane sent me a link to learn how to use Canva. We'll see if it helps because I know how to create something but not how to get it off Canva and to my website. But I like the idea so hopefully, it will work.
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jghwebbrand Premium
I hope it works for you too.
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richardgb Premium
If you use a featured image, the credit would need to be at the top, or high up in the post content. Just add it as a little paragraph block as high up in the post as possible.

Also, I think a featured image looks best if it matches the width of the post content.

If you're not sure how to achieve this, send me a PM.
:-)
Richard
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Jesusfan Premium
I will PM you because I would like to know how to match the width because I agree that is best.
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - the position of the featured image is down to the theme you are using. I can't find any way of being able to credit the image. Even if you add a caption to it, it doesn't show up on your homepage.
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Jesusfan Premium
I don't even know how to put a caption on a featured image, but even if I learn how and it doesn't show up on my home page, it sounds like it's not good enough. Other people have suggested putting the credit in my post as close as possible to the featured image. That's what I did and it does show up on my Home page, but looks funny in the post. Is that what you would recommend also?
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hmm, I took a look at your site and saw how you added it, and yes it looks odd.

So, I did a bit of research. And yes, as I found, you can't add a caption.

You may wish to create a simple banner in canva.com and put the credit in that, so it's above your opening paragraph, not in it.

Apparently, there is a plugin called Featured Image Caption, but I haven't looked at it, to see that it is updated on a regular basis.

Finally, does it have to be at the top of the page? Is that in their terms and conditions? Will all the images in each relevant post be from Lodge? Could you perhaps add the credit at the bottom of the post - All Images Copyrighted to Lodge and Published with Permission.
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Jesusfan Premium
I could probably do that since they didn't specify any specific terms (if all my images are from them). They gave me permission in response to an inquiry when I asked if I could use one of their images. So far, I've only used two featured images but in both cases, the rest of the images weren't from Lodge. I've used Lodge images here and there in a post but never have I only used Lodge images. But I will keep what you said in mind.

Unfortunately, I have not learned how to use Canva yet. I've tried a couple of times but gave up before figuring much out. I might have to try again.

And I will look at the plugin soon.

Thanks for all your help.

Lynn
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DianeScorpio Premium
Canva is actually really easy and very useful. Have a look at the webinar when you get chance.
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Jesusfan Premium
Thanks!
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Jesusfan Premium
Thanks, David. I don't get those choices, though. Featured images are different from post images. This is what I get when I click on the picture:
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DRobosson1 Premium Plus
when editing images after you have clicked on it a box with edit image appears with 4 smaller boxes that designate right center and left click on the box where you want to position your image
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