How to Make Images Show as Thumbnails in WordPress

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Making images show as thumbnails in WordPress will allow pages to load faster on slower connections. Make images show as thumbnails in WordPress with help from a serial entrepreneur, information technology thought leader, published technical author, and content management and WordPress authority in this free video clip.

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Hey there, Vaughn Bullard here again. We're going to talk about how to make images show as thumbnails in WordPress. So, we're going to go to WordPress administration pages; this is done by typing the url of your blog followed by forward slash wp-admin. You'll be prompted for your administrative username and password, type that in and press the login button. So, we're going to select this post, "We hold these truths to be self-evident", part of the preamble to the declaration of independence. We're going to find a suitable spot to insert an image and we're going to click the @media button. At this point, a larger screen will pop up and you'll see where you can add images. We're going to select the portrait of Thomas Jefferson that I already uploaded. On the right hand side, under attachment display settings, you will see that you can select thumbnail. Then, click insert into post. Don't forget to click update. Now, we're going to see what it looks like and there you go. Now, that's how easy it is to do folks. That was how to make images show as thumbnails in WordPress. For more info when doing other cool things with WordPress, check out my other WordPress lessons on and check out Build Automate's innovative WordPress plugins at


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