WordPress: add an image from your Computer
How to Add an Image from your Computer
Adding images to your content improves its appearance and may even improve visibility. In a WordPress blog or post, you can incorporate pictures by using the insert picture icon. You can upload or add an image from your computer to a post. For that you need to:
- Go to Posts and click on add new post option or edit a post that you have already created.
- In the text box, place your cursor where you would like the image to appear. Then click on the media icon that appears at the top of the page/post editor.
- You can either drag or drop files in the box that appear or click on the Select Files option to select a specific picture from your computer to upload it.
- If you wish to upload multiple files and are facing problems while doing the same, you can try and use the basic uploader as it is compatible with most browsers.
- After you have added an image from your computer, you would see a lot of other details and get other options to edit the image and save it for final publishing
- You need to add a title and an alternate text, which people can see even if they cannot view the image
- You can also add a caption and a description for the image
- Check the alignment and the size of the image as it would appear in the post
- When you are done, click on the Insert into Post option
- Finally click on the Save option to save the changes that you made.