Edited to add: I’ve labeled each picture with numbers. If you have a question about any of the steps, refer to the picture number and I’ll try to answer it.
AFTER READING MANY COMPLAINTS FROM WP USERS WHO DON’T LIKE THE BLOCK EDITOR, I DECIDED TO DO THIS POST.
NOTE THAT ALL OF THE SCREENSHOTS ARE FROM A FREE BLOG, SO WHAT I’M SHOWING IS AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE (AS FAR AS I KNOW).
BEGIN BY GOING TO YOUR DASHBOARD.
PER EVERYTHING I KNOW, THIS IS THE CLASSIC EDITOR, OR AT LEAST WHAT I CALL THE CLASSIC EDITOR.
Edited to add: slides 10 and 11 are only for people who want to edit in HTML mode. Ignore if that’s not you.
Edited to clarify: this next window opens when you drag-and-drop a picture in the editing area. You can also open this window by clicking “Add Media” in the previous window, and then dragging a picture here (or clicking “upload media” and browsing for a picture you want to add).
WHEN YOU CHOOSE AN OPTION, THE PROGRAMS REMEMBERS IT (WITH A FEW EXCEPTIONS) SO DEFAULT SIZE AND ALIGNMENT STAY THE SAME UNTIL YOU CHANGE IT.
I DID ANOTHER POST ABOUT HOW I INSERT PHOTOS.
ONE THING THAT DOESN’T COVER IS HOW TO ADD BORDERS AROUND PHOTOS.
IF YOU HAVE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS, ASK BELOW AND I’ll TRY TO ANSWER THEM (TIME AND NUMBER OF QUESTIONS PERMITTING).
HERE’S A GALLERY OF THE ABOVE (edited to add: the slides are numbered by default when you scroll through the gallery (lower left corner):
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