How to Add Captions to Your WordPress Images

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, imagine how much a picture with words would be. Probably even more!

If you’ve ever been curious about how to add captions to your WordPress images in a post or page, here’s a tutorial for you:

1) When you’re writing a post or a page, hit the “Add Media” button to upload an image.

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2) Once the image is uploaded, you’ll have the option to fill out form boxes for a Title, Caption, Alt Text, and Description. The “Caption” is where you’ll be able to input text that will accompany the image and actually be displayed on the post.

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3) Insert the image!

If you want to edit image captions on many photos in multiple posts, you don’t have to go to each individual post to edit them.

a) Just go to Media > Library

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b) Hover your cursor over an image, and click “Edit”

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c) You’ll be taken to an “Edit Media” window where you can edit your caption.

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Whew that was easy! If you have any questions, shoot ’em our way in the comments below.

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