Replacing Images in WordPress Pages

Replacing an image on a page using WordPress is a common task you may need to complete when updating your website. Instead of removing and adding a new image from within the Page Editor, you can simply replace an image on the page you are editing by following the steps outlined below.

Replace an Image

    1. wordpress replacing images wordpress login screenLog into your WordPress Dashboard
    2. wordpress replacing images wp dashboard pages menu optionOnce logged into WordPress click on Pages from the left side menu.
    3. wordpress replacing images all pages select example page to editClick on the name of the page that you want to change the image on. This will open the Page Editor.
    4. wordpress replacing images media image edit menu pencil iconClick on the image you wish to replace. Then, click on Pencil Icon from the menu that appears.
    5. wordpress replacing images edit image replace buttonClick on the Replace button below the image preview.
  1. wordpress replacing images replace image upload fileIn order to add pictures not in the library, click on the tab labeled Upload Files.
  2. wordpress replacing images upload images media library select files buttonYou can drag and drop pictures located on your computer into the screen, or select the Select Files button in order to add your images.
  3. wordpress replacing images upload image file selection window open buttonLocate the file on your computer, select it, and click Open.
  4. wordpress replacing images edit image blue replace buttonOnce you have selected your image, click on the blue button on the bottom right side labeled Replace.
  5. wordpress replacing images publish update buttonIf you are satisfied with the pictures in your page, click on Update in order to save your changes.

Congratulations! You can now replace images on the pages of your WordPress site. For more WordPress tutorials that can help you with updating your site, be sure to check out our WordPress Education Channel.

John-Paul Briones Content Writer II

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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