How to make Image Featured on Medium

Alexander Adelmaer
1 min readDec 22, 2017


This post tells how to make Image from your Medium post a Featured Image. Follow these easy steps and make your post look nice:

Step 1. Add Image to your post

Step 2. Select the image (Mouse click or tap on it)

Step 3. Make it Featured:
On Mac press: Shift + F or ⌘ + Opt + 8
On PC press: Ctrl + Alt + 8

Step 4. If you want to set a focal point, press Alt / Opt and click. The resulting green circle will serve as a focal point for automatic image cropping that appears in post listings and previews around the site.

Step 5. Publish your post (Save changes)

“Use a picture. It’s worth a thousand words.”
Arthur Brisbane

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