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Pick a Size-Gallery Updated!

Another subtle update to the Gallery feature has been pushed out. This update brings to the Edit Gallery screen the ability to select image size, which was previously available only by directly editing the Gallery shortcode in the Text tab of the Post or Page Editor. When you open the Media Manager’s Edit Gallery screen, beyond Link to, Columns, Random Order and Type, you’ll now see … Continue reading Pick a Size-Gallery Updated!

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Photoblogging Made Easy: Exploring Gallery Types

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Photographs capture moments and bring life and color to our blogs, websites, and portfolios. In this age of digital storytelling, images are key elements in our narratives. With over 200 themes in the WordPress.com Theme Showcase, some designed for photography, there are many ways for you to tell your stories. Photographers and photo bloggers can choose from a number…


Attachment Pages, Images and Carousels! Oh My!

Or: First the WordPress Gallery Had Attachment Pages, Then It Had The Photo Carousel. (But, really, it still has Attachment Pages.) This is a bit of a “Red Pill/Blue Pill” post and assumes you have a good understanding of the underpinnings of WordPress.com’s image handling and the Gallery feature. Even if you do, you might want to keep headache relief nearby. After going down the … Continue reading Attachment Pages, Images and Carousels! Oh My!


Comments and Images

One of the lesser-known improvements (to me, anyway) that WordPress.com implemented at the end of November 2012 was the ability to manage Discussion Settings on images, in addition to Posts and Pages. As a result, you now can allow or disallow comments and pingbacks on images almost as easily as “Likes” and Shares”. Comments are enabled by default on your site globally (under Settings>Discussion Settings>”Default … Continue reading Comments and Images

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Uploading and editing media just got a whole lot better on WordPress.com. Check out our new Media Manager, designed to make it easier to upload images, audio, and video files to your site and edit their attributes on the fly. Let’s walk through how to add images to a new post on WordPress.com. Within a new post, click on…