Digital Journalism

COM466 – University of Washington

How To Create A New Blog Post…

… And Insert Images

1. Log into WordPress and go to your dashboard*

2. Create a new post:

add new post

Add New Post

You can watch a screencast of this process:

3. To add the images:

NOTE: You cannot upload a BMP (native Windows file format). If your screengrabs are BMPs, then I suggest using a free service,, to convert them to PNG or JPG.

Make sure you have positioned the cursor where you want to insert an image before you begin the process.

add image

Add New Image

add image details

Add New Image Details

* If you are logged in to WordPress and visit your blog, you can create a new blog post without going directly to the dashboard:

new post

Add New Post From Taskbar


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