Tag: size

The art of website images (2): how to upload them to your WordPress site

Upload image to website

This is the 2nd part of the article: The art of website images. In this part we’ll walk you through the best practices how you should upload pictures to your WordPress site. If you are interested in how to make / choose images for your travel website, read the first part, too.

How to put the images on your WordPress site?

After you’ve got the final images from the photographer and/or downloaded them from a stock photo site, they are not ready yet to be uploaded to your website. We have 2 major problems with them:

  • the sizes of the image files are too big for online use
  • the file names don’t support your SEO strategy

Let’s see why these are so big issues and how we can fix them…

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New version of WP Slide-up box after 3.5 years

It has taken for a while that I was finally able to update this plugin. This had been the very first plugin that I’d created for the WordPress plugin repository, and to my surprise it became quite popular among WordPress users… Even 2 years after I discontinued the support for it, people were asking for help and suggesting ideas for new versions.

Unfortunately I wasn’t able to add any improvements to it in the past 3 years because my daytime job and my private life had taken all my free time, so there was no real space for side-projects like this. But now, as I’ve became an entrepreneur again, I can schedule publishing small plugins like this into the strategy of our team.

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