Besides text, we have to add different media like graphics and audios to our blog posts. The WordPress Media library is an important tool that enables us to do so. You can simply upload media files from the admin area and insert it into posts and pages. The upload feature can be accessed from the post compose and edit page as well as the dedicated settings present in the administration dashboard. It is feature rich and you will also find that it is quite helpful when it comes to swiftly editing images. Continue reading “WordPress Media Library Basics”
WordPress is a great blogging and content management software. What makes it even better is the huge number of plugins available for this software. Those plugins allow a lot of customization to a WordPress powered website. A web admin can easily make the site behave like the way he or she wanted to with the help of plugins. Continue reading “Make your Images SEO Friendly in WordPress”
While making a post in WordPress, you must have noticed that there is an option called “Featured Image”. It is present on the right side of your post compose box. From there, you can click “Set featured image” link to upload or select a featured image to you post. If your template supports it, then this featured image will be displayed alongside your post title. Continue reading “Automatically Generate WordPress Featured Image for Posts”
If you changed the dimensions of default WordPress image and thumbnail, you definitely want the changes to be applied to previously uploaded images. WordPress image size can be set using Media Settings option or from the functions.php file of your theme. Continue reading “How to Regenerate WordPress Thumbnails and Images”
WP Smush.it is a really useful add-on for WordPress. This plugin optimizes your image file size and loses some useless bytes from your uploaded images. The quality of your picture files won’t be degraded. Only their size will reduce. Your image will look exactly the same. Continue reading “WordPress Smush.it Plugin to Reduce Image File Size”
A fast loading website means a better user experience. Pages that take a long time to load are not that fun for visitors. People might close the page if they find that it is taking a long time to load. When this happens, your bounce rate goes up. Faster page loading time is also an indicator in search engine rankings. That is why webmasters do a lot of optimizations to make sure that their pages are loading quickly.