Adding / Editing Photo Images in WordPress

Adding an Image to a Page or Post
(skip to editing an image)

Note: If you are replacing an existing image, it is easier and quicker to simply remove the old one from the page and then insert a new one.

1) Log into the Admin Dashboard of your website by going to http://www.yoursite.com/wp-admin/

2) Click on Pages or Posts in the left column.

3) Click on the page or post where you want to add the image.

4) Once the editor appears, place your cursor where you want the image to appear.

5) Click the Add Media button right above the editor's toolbar.

6) To use a previously uploaded photo: Click on the image you want to insert.

** OR **

6a) To use a new photo: Click Upload Files link near the top of the screen to add an image.
6b) Click the Select Files button in the middle of the screen.
6c) Select the image you want to upload and click the Open button.

7) In the right hand column, remove the title and add a description of the image in the Alt Text field.

8) Choose the alignment of the image (none, left, center, right). If you choose anything other than None, the text will wrap around the image.

9) Setting the size of the image in the page.

If you want to inserting the full-size image:
-- Set the Link To field to None and the Size field to Full Size.

If you want to insert a thumbnail of the image:
-- Set the Link To field to Attachment Page and the Size field to Thumbnail or Medium size.

10) Click the Insert into page button at the very bottom of the column and you're done!

Editing An Image in a Page or Post

Note: If you are replacing an existing image, it is easier and quicker to simply remove the old one from the page and then insert a new one.

1) Log into the Admin Dashboard of your website by going to http://www.yoursite.com/wp-admin/

2) Click on Pages or Posts in the left column. In this example, we will click on Pages but the instructions work equally for Post articles.

3) Click on the page or post where you want to edit an image. I used the Test page which is the last one in the list -- you may need to go to page 2 of the list if you don't see it.

4) Once the editor appears, click on the image you want to edit.

5) Two icons will appear. To edit the image, click the first icon (looks like a photo) . To delete the photo, click the second icon (red circle with line across it).

6) If you clicked the edit icon, a window will appear where you can change settings. Note that there are two tabs at the top.

7) When you are done, click the Update button at the bottom.


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