delete_post_thumbnail( int|WP_Post $post )

Removes the thumbnail (featured image) from the given post.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


(int|WP_Post) (Required) Post ID or post object from which the thumbnail should be removed.

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Return Return

(bool) True on success, false on failure.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function delete_post_thumbnail( $post ) {
	$post = get_post( $post );
	if ( $post ) {
		return delete_post_meta( $post->ID, '_thumbnail_id' );
	return false;

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Version Description
3.3.0 Introduced.

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