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Adding an image is an easy way to reinforce a message and add appeal to your WordPress blog.

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Above the text box of the post is a toolbox. Above the toolbox reads the words : Upload/Insert. If you drag the mouse over the icons you can see their function.  The first icon is the “Add an Image”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

♦ To add an image from your computer to your blog:

  1. have the mouse where you want the image to go.
  2. click the “add image” icon.
  3. once the window is open, hit the “browse” button to pull up the computers files.
  4. select the file containing the picture you want in your blog and click open.
  5. you will return to the first window, now click “upload”.
  6. you can add a caption or description
  7. select the alignment (where it is going on the page) and size (how big you want the image) from the available options
  8. last, click “insert into post” at the bottom of the window.

♦ Add an image to from an URL to your blog:

  1. have the mouse where you want the image to go.
  2. click the “add image” icon.
  3. once the window is open, click the “From URL” tab at the top of the window
  4. insert the URL address into the box, image title (if there is one, most don’t have one), and you can also add a caption
  5. select the alignment (where it is going on the page) and size (how big you want the image) from the available options
  6. there should be a green check on the outside of the URL box, if a red X is showing instead: the URL is incorrect
  7. once you have a green check you click “insert into post” at the bottom of the window.

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