- Getty Images
Getty Images is a stock photography company with millions of images spanning over a hundred years of photography. The bulk of these images are able to be embedded in websites and blogs freely. Images are also available to be used for publication or other uses when a license is purchased. Embedding an image with an […]
- Troubleshooting Images
If you are having problems uploading images then the most likely causes are: The file size of the image is too large. Your connection is slow. There is a problem between your computer and the WordPress.com server. (You do not have a direct line here. Your connection will go through any number of hubs before […]
Learn how to use images on your site. Images are a great way to enhance your WordPress.com blog, and adding and managing them is easy. Find information on the ways you can use and edit your images.
- Image Settings
You can customize a variety of settings for each and every image uploaded to your WordPress.com blog’s media library. There are a few ways in which you can access the settings for your images, which are all outlined in this support doc.
- Image Optimization
When you decrease the file size for images before you insert them, uploads and pages will load faster. This pigeon is around 235kb in size. The pigeon below is only 72kb – less than a third of the above. See any real differences? Optimizing your images does 3 things: It makes images quicker to upload. […]
- Image Alignment
When inserting images into your posts and pages, you can have your text wrap around them to promote a more attractive flow of content. You can align your images left, right, or side by side by following the instructions in this support doc.
- Finding Free Images and other Media
What do we mean by 'free media'? While much content on the internet is subject to copyright laws, there are increasing numbers of websites that provide copyright-free content you can use on your blogs at no cost. To make a blog post more interesting and increase views and reader engagement, you might consider including some […]
- Featured Images
A featured image represent the contents, mood, or theme of a post or page. Posts and pages can have a single featured image, which many themes and tools can use to enhance the presentation of your site. Watch the video below for a quick overview of how it works, and read below for more examples […]
- Custom Header Image
Many themes on WordPress.com feature an option which allows users to upload their very own custom image header to obtain a much more personalized look and feel.
- Add Media
Dress up your text-based posts and pages with individual images, image galleries, slideshows, videos, and audio. Add Single Media Items (Uploading Images, Video, and Audio) First, open a post or a page to which you would like to add your media. Click your cursor on the area of the post or page where you would like the media […]