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WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Lisa Sabin-Wilson

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Chapter 3: Uploading and Displaying Photos and Galleries

In This Chapter

arrow.png Using the built-in image-upload feature

arrow.png Inserting a photo in your post

arrow.png Creating photo galleries in WordPress

Adding images and photos to your posts can really dress up the content. By using images and photos, you give your content a dimension that you can’t express in plain text. Through visual imagery, you can call attention to your post and add depth to it. With WordPress, you can insert single images or photographs, or you can use a few nifty plugins to turn some of the pages in your site into a full-fledged photo gallery.

In this chapter, you discover how to add some special touches to your blog posts by adding images and photo galleries, all by using the built-in image-upload feature and image editor in WordPress.

Inserting Images into Your Blog Posts

You can add images to a post pretty easily by using the WordPress image uploader. Jump right in and give it a go: From the Dashboard, click the Add New link on the Posts menu and then, on the Add New Post page, click the Add Media button. The Insert Media window that appears lets you choose images from your hard drive or from a location on the web. (See ...

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