Media

Images

Images are a great way to enhance your WordPress.com blog, and adding and managing them is easy.

There are a lot of things you can do with images, so we’ve broken them down into several pages:

  • Uploading Images - All about getting images into your posts and pages from your computer, the web, and the Media Library.
  • Image Settings - Add a title or a caption to your images. Includes where to find basic info about your image like the permanent link, image dimensions, and file type.
  • Editing Images - Is your image upside down or a little too big? This is a guide on how to crop, rotate, and scale your images.
  • Image Optimization – When you decrease the file size for images before you insert them, uploads and pages will load faster.
  • Troubleshooting - Are your images not uploading? Here are some tips for getting them to work!
  • Finding Free Images and other Media - Need a public domain or copyleft image for your site? Here are some suggestions on where to find them!

Accepted Image file types

You can upload the following image types to a post or page on your WordPress.com blog:

  • .jpg/.jpeg
  • .gif
  • .png

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Maximum file size

We’ve had good success with file sizes up to 1 GB. Remember, uploading big files can take a long time!

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