How to Insert Media Files Into Your WordPress Account?

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Have you ever heard of the term blogging? Blogging is the act of writing a blog. With a blog, one can express their emotions, incredibly wonderful experiences, new extreme sport they’ve just tried, new restaurant they dined in, photos they have taken randomly but seem wonderful, etc. Also it builds social relations with their readers and other bloggers.

You might be wondering how to create a blog. Over the internet, there are a lot of websites offering you to create one for free yet the most known blogging website used today is the WordPress. Since WordPress is 100% free, it can be downloaded for self-hosted installations from WordPress.org or it can also be used as a hosted service via WordPress.com.

Furthermore, you can do a lot of things with WordPress, you can insert texts or even media – pictures, videos, etc. Now, are you wondering how to insert such media? Below are easy tips to help you insert media into your account.

media button wordpressFor you to be able to upload, manage, and insert images, and video directly from your post or page editing screen, you have to add this so-called Media button. With the Add Media button, you can easily add an image into a post or page by dragging and dropping your media files into the pop-up box. In addition, With the VideoPress upgrade, you can add video from your computer to your WordPress.com blog. Lastly, you can also use this button to create download links to documents.

Nevertheless, the following will take you step by step through the process of embedding media into your content.

Place your cursor
In order to embed media in your page or post content, you must first insert your cursor in     the place in the text where you want the media to appear. By placing your cursor within your text, you can embed media inline with your content.

Click the Add Media button
Once you’ve placed your cursor on the line where you want your media to appear, click on the Add Media button to launch the media uploader interface, then select the Insert Media     option from the list of actions in the left side of the media uploader window.

Add or Select Your Media
upload media wordpressYou can upload or select the media you want to add to your page or post by choosing from either of the following options in the center of the media uploader window:

Add Attachment Details
The Attachment Details pane displays a small preview or icon as well as important information such as the filename, date uploaded, and dimensions in pixels for image files or length for audio/video files.

Inserting Media
Once you have determined your embed settings, click on the Insert into post or Insert into page button at the bottom right to add the media. After the media uploader window closes, you will see themedia in the editor window.

There you have it. Now that you know how to insert media, go open your site and start blogging and uploading media.

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