Add images to your post

Upload Images from Your Computer

  1. Go to Posts -> Add New or Pages -> Add New, or open an existing post in editing mode.
  2. Place your cursor where you would like the image to appear, then click on the Add Media button above your post/page editor:

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After clicking the button click the Upload Files link.

You can drag and drop your files into the box that appears, or click Select Files to choose a photo from your computer to upload.

Once the uploading/crunching process has completed, you will see attachment details to the right.

attachment details

Please give your image a title – very helpful for searches. If it’s named DSC_2345 no one will be able to find it through a search.

Select left if you want text to wrap around our image.

Select the size you want image to be shown. Medium is usually fine. Don’t insert images wider than 800 pixels into the post. You can link to the original image if you want to provide users with access to the giant file.

Click Insert into Post when you’re done adjusting the image’s settings.

To only upload an image to your blog’s Media Library (and not attach it to a specific post/page), use Media -> Add New in your dashboard.

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