Photo/Video TipsCaroline Erb-Medina, Queens College ITF
Photo formats Wordpress supportsThe following photo types can be downloaded to Wordpress.• .jpeg/.jpg• .gif• .png
Using the Wordpress media library• Both photo and video can be added to your Wordpress library.• The media library can be accessed by going to Dashboard < Media.• You can add photo or video files by choosing Add new and then uploading a file from your computer.• The file is now readily available for your use.• It is recommended that you download photos to your Media Library instead of linking to them online.• However, when possible embed video to avoid filling up your Wordpress site.
Video formats Wordpress supportsThe following image types can be downloaded to Wordpress.• mp4, .m4v (MPEG-4)• .mov (QuickTime)• .wmv (Windows Media Video)• .avi• .mpg• .ogv (Ogg)• .3gp (3GPP)• .3g2 (3GPP2)
How to embed a video• Although there is variation in how videos can be linked to Wordpress, the general principles of embedding are the same.• Typically you will find a share link under a video online. Click on the share link, view the embed code, then paste that code into your post.• Note, you will need to use the HTML viewer, not the visual viewer.• See the next slide for links to site specific instructions for popular sharing sites.