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How do I add an image to a Wordpress Post or Page?

Below are the steps to add an image to your Wordpress site:

  1. Log in to your Wordpress dashboard.
  1. Click on Posts or Pages, depending on what you need to insert an image to.

Posts > All Posts - Wordpress                                 

  1. Hover your mouse pointer over the post or page into which you want to add an image and click Edit.

Posts > Edit - Wordpress

  1. Click the spot at which you want to insert the image. (In the image below, we are inserting an image before the word You at the beginning of the second paragraph.) Then click the Add Media button.

Add Media - Wordpress  

Note: If the image you want to insert is from your computer, go to Step 5. If the image has been previously uploaded to your wordpress gallery, go to Step 6. And if the image is at a different web location, i.e. on a different domain, go to Step 7.

  1. If the image you want to add is from your computer
  1. then click the Select Files button.

  2. browse for and select the picture/image that you want to upload and click Open. Then go to Step 8 below.

Select > Open - Wordpress  

  1. If the picture that you want to insert is from the Wordpress Media Library, click the Media Library tab and then click the image that you want to insert. Then go to Step 8 below.

Media Library  

  1. If the image is at a different web location, click on the Insert From URL on the left-hand side column of the Insert Media page. Enter the Image URL and Image Title, then click Insert into Post button on the lower right-hand side of the page. Then go to Step 9 below.
Insert From URL - Wordpress
  1. Make any changes you want to the Title, Alternate Text, Caption, Description, Alignment and Size of the image on the right-hand sidebar of the Insert Media page, then click Insert into Post.

Insert Into Post > Wordpress

  1. Update your post or page.
 Update - Wordpress


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