You may find that images you re-size after uploading into your WordPress.com blog lose some color and sharpness. If you want better image quality use an image editing application to re-size copies of your images to the specific dimensions required then upload and insert those copies.
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Prior to uploading any image into your blog, regardless if it’s a header image, a featured image, an image in a post or page, in a Post format (Gallery or Image), an image for sidebar display in an image widget or a text widget, you can optimize and re-size it in either a desktop image editing software or online image editing software to fit the space you intend to use it in.
You can create an image gallery and display thumbnail images attached to a particular post or page. When clicked, thumbnails display in a full-size carousel. For more on Galleries. You can easily create a slideshow and display a set of images attached to a particular post or page.
Preparing and resizing your images means you will also not be wasting your space for media and you won’t experience any problems so you won’t end up troubleshooting images.
- Do you prepare your images before uploading them into your blog?
- If so, which image editing software do you use?
- Can you name the top 5 reasons bloggers have issues with images in their blogs?
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