How To Upload Photos To WordPress

In this post, we will teach you how to upload photos to your WordPress site, put photos in a post, and set the featured image.

Step 1.

Navigate to the WordPress dashboard which is usually located at

Step 2. After you are logged in hover over “media” and click “add new”

After that locate the file on your computer that you would like to upload and click upload.


If you are uploading your picture inside of a post navigate to the post and click on add media. Then select the image you want to add from your media library. Alternatively, you can also drag the file into the media library here.


Changing the featured image.

The featured image of a post is what populates the default image for Facebook. if you want to change this in the widget sidebar on the right-hand side scroll down on your page or post until you see the featured image.

Once you locate the featured image widget click “set featured image” from here select the image you would like featured.

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