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Part of our beginner's guide to WordPress.

Adding an image

While adding or editing a post...

  1. Click the Add Media button.
  2. Select a photo from the previous uploaded under Media Library
  3. Or upload a photo from Upload files. Just drag & drop.
  4. Under Attachment Details in the right sidebar, enter a Caption. It will appear under the image.
  5. For improved SEO and better accessibility, write a short description of the image in Alt Text.
  6. Under Attachment Display Settings, you can set the image's alignment. If you set it to Left or Right, your article text should wrap around the image.
  7. Click the Insert into post button in the lower right.

Adding an image gallery

While adding or editing a post...

  1. Click the Add Media button.
  2. Click Create Gallery on the left side.
  3. If you have new photos, click Upload Files to add them. Otherwise...
  4. Select your photos from the Media Library
  5. Click Create a new gallery
  6. Drag and drop to reorder images.
  7. Click the caption below each image to edit it.
  8. Click Insert gallery in the lower right.

Editing an image

While in the Media Library...

  1. Select the image to be edited
  2. On the right sidebar, click Edit Image
  3. Click and drag across the image to make a selection. Click the crop icon in the upper left to crop to your selection.
  4. Click Save below the image