How To Add An Image To A WordPress Post or Page

To add images to a WordPress blog or post

NOTE: You cannot upload a BMP (native Windows file format). If your screengrabs are BMPs, then I suggest using a free service,, to convert them to PNG or JPG.

  1. Navigate to the page or post that needs an image
  2. Make sure you have positioned the cursor where you want to insert an image before you begin the process.
  3. After inserting the image, save draft and preview to see if it looks like you want it to look

1. Launch the upload tool

Wordpress toolbar

1. Click the camera icon to launch the add image window - you can use this for PPTs also

2. Upload the image

add image

2. Browse, the click upload image

3. Fill out the image form

add image details

3. Add an "alt" tag, a caption if you want one; then select position and size; click "insert into post"

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