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Inserting Images into your Pages

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Now that you know how to optimize images for a professional services website, it’s time to show you how to insert images into your pages. Let’s go to Settings and Media. We have not set these media settings to match our website yet but it doesn't matter at the moment. We just need to upload

Using Images on your Site

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The next thing we'll talk about in this How to Add Content to a Professional Services website lesson is how to use images on your site. WordPress has of variety of different ways that it uses images. Images as a Logo Featured Images Inline Images Thumbnail Images Background Images Let’s take a look at some

Using the Media Library to Edit Images

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Now that you have seen how the WordPress 4.7 media settings work and how to insert images into pages I want to show so how to use the editing tools. That way you can edit images to be just right for your site. Let’s start with the image we just worked with. You can come

Inserting Images into your Pages

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I want to start off the conversation about adding media to your WordPress 4.7 website by showing how to insert images into your pages. But before we get to that I’m going to briefly talk about WordPress media settings. WordPress automatically takes an image that you upload and makes a number of copies of it.

Everything You Wanted to Know about the WordPress Media Library – Part 8 – Add Image Galleries to a Page in WordPress

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The next thing we're going to talk about in this WordPress 3.9 Media Library seminar is how to add image galleries to a Page. Let’s start by creating a new page for this. So, Pages, Add New and this is going to be Gallery and then I'm going to add some text, "Photos from our

Everything You Wanted to Know about the WordPress Media Library – Part 6 – Preparing Images for the Web

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Next in this WordPress 3.9 Media Library series we're going to talk about preparing images for the web in terms of what you should know. I'm not actually going to demonstrate how to prepare images for the web because we have a seminar, A Beginners Guide to Optimizing Images for the Web, that shows how

Everything You Wanted to Know about the WordPress Media Library – Part 5 – Images and SEO in WordPress

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Something that we have not talked about in this WordPress 3.9 Media Library series is the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) aspects of images. I think this is absolutely critical to using images in your website. In past discussions about SEO and images, I’ve always included the title as part of it but for some reason

Everything You Wanted to Know about the WordPress Media Library – Part 4 – Using Featured Images in WordPress

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We’ve covered the basics of WordPress 3.9 image sizing and now I'm going to talk about featured images. A featured image is an image that is not inserted into the post but is attached to the post or page. I’ll show you an example. Let’s edit this page and then come down and set our

Everything You Wanted to Know about the WordPress Media Library – Part 2 – Understanding Images Size in WordPress

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Now that we’ve seen how to insert an image into a WordPress 3.9 page, I want to talk about image sizes. Many people who have used WordPress do not know that WordPress automatically creates a bunch of images at different sizes for that same image. You’ll want to listen carefully right now so that you

Everything You Wanted to Know about the WordPress Media Library – Part 1 – Adding Images to a Post or a Page in WordPress

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Good morning everybody and welcome to this special seminar entitled "Everything You Want to Know About the WordPress Media Library But Were Afraid to Ask". Today we're going to talk about the new WordPress 3.9 media library. WordPress 3.9 has introduced a whole bunch of new functions, improvements and changes to the media library and

WordPress 3.9 Crash Course – Part 14 – Inserting Images into your Pages

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Next in this WordPress 3.9 Crash Course, we're going to talk about inserting images into your pages. WordPress has a very powerful media library that you should use for inserting all different types of media whether it's images or audio or PDF files. I should point out that it only works for very short video

Troubleshooting Image Alignment in WordPress

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In this session we troubleshoot image alignment in WordPress by setting all images to align none to automatically align them to the left. Member: I had a question for you. On my site, all my images are not lining up for me. They seem to line up better on Firefox and when I try to

How to Create a Row of Images and Make it Responsive in WordPress

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In this session we demonstrate how to create a row of images and make it responsive in WordPress using custom CSS. We wrap the images in a div tag to make them align left with the text and discuss the difference between inline block, display inline and display block base. For more information also see

Lesson 10 – Part 1 – Post Images in Thesis 2 and Agility

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Well good morning everybody and welcome to Lesson 10 of our How To Build A Professional Website Using WordPress and Thesis 2. Today, we are going to be talking about how to use plugins, widgets, boxes and packages. But before we jump into those subjects, we’re going to first talk about something that I intended

How to Remove the Tool Tip from Inserted Images

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In this session we show how to remove the tool tip from inserted images by either leaving the title of the title tag blank or deleting it. However, we don’t recommend that you do this. In order to have a valid HTML, you should add a descriptive title to the image. We discuss validation errors

How to Make an Image NOT Clickable

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In this session we show how to make an image not clickable by going to the image and getting rid of the link URL. Member: So if I go to my home screen here, do you know by any chance… I can also ask Kim too… because I think she has this kind of embedded

Why Can’t I Make my Image Transparent?

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In this session we answer the question, “Why can’t I make my image transparent? We talk about how a transparent image can be created using a graphics editing program like photoshop or paint.net and then how to optimize the image which means that we pick the one that is the smallest in size but has

Lesson 9 – Part 4 – Inserting Images Into Your Pages

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I want to do the basic formatting on this Agency Child theme page where we're going to insert images. We have the text here, here's a headline for the first case study that's going to be a heading too, here's a headline for the 2nd case study that's going to be a heading too. There