To add a picture or image to your blog posts just follow
these step-by-step directions.
STEP 1: First you have to ﬁnd the picture you want to use.You might have it on
your camera or you may search for one on the internet. There are lots of places
you can ﬁnd pictures, but I will just give directions for ﬁnding one on Google.
From www.google.com, click on the word "images"
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STEP 2: After you choose Images, then enter what you are
looking for. You may have to do more than one search and
change up the words to ﬁnd what you have in mind. Then
click "Search Images"
*Be sure to observe copyright laws and give credit to the source of your images.
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STEP 3: Keep moving on through the pages of the search
until you ﬁnd a picture that ﬁts your need. Double click on
the picture that you want to use. The picture will open.
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STEP 4: Click on the words "See full size image" The picture
will open on a plain white page. Right click directly on the
picture and choose Save Pic As...name the picture....and
save to your Desktop.You now have your image and are
ready to add to your Blog Post.
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STEP 5: Go to your Blog dashboard. If you are wanting to
add a picture to a blog post that you have already
published, then choose Edit. If you are starting a new post,
then choose Add New. We will add a picture to a post
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STEP 6: Located just above the text box where you type
are the words "Upload/Insert". The icon just to the right is
a small frame. If you put your cursor right over it. It says
Add an Image.
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STEP 7: There are two tabs to the right side. One says
"Visual" the other says "HTML" Make sure you are on
Visual Tab. Whichever one appears in black font is the one
you are on. Place your cursor in the location where you
want to insert your picture. I have the cursor right in front
of the word "This". Now click on "Add an Image"
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STEP 8: You will see a popup box like this one. Choose
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STEP 9: A popup will come up for you to ﬁnd the location of your saved
picture. Remember this is why you saved it to the desktop. This makes it
easier to ﬁnd. Choose the location "Desktop". Sometimes the items
show in a list rather than the pictures themselves.You can change this by
clicking on View Thumbnails. Then the actual pictures show up making it
easy to ﬁnd the one you are looking for. When you see the one you want
to insert, click on it Once just to highlight it and choose "Select"
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STEP 10: The blog will Upload the picture. Scroll to the bottom of
the popup after the picture uploads and you can select the
position of the picture. Either None, Left, Center, or Right.
You can also choose the size of the picture. Then select "insert
into post". Once your picture appears in the post be sure to
"Update Post" to save your changes.
Now you will be ready to tackle something new!
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