How to Use SVGs on WordPress Securely

In this article, learn how to use SVGs on WordPress securely. What are SVGs, what are their advantages, and what are the risks? How can you benefit from SVG images on your website while keeping your site safe?

Find Images to Use on Your Website

Where can you find images to use on your website? Find out which sources are safe and legal for your website images.

Images, alt tags, and SEO

Images are important for your content – but did you know they can also improve your Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? Learn what image alt tags are and how to update them to improve your SEO ranking.

What is alt text and how do I update it?

An image’s alternative text is a description of the image, or if the image links somewhere, a description of where it links. Alt tags are important because search engines look for and read them to gain more understanding of the page content. Alt tags are also useful for screen readers, so they help make your website accessible.

First Steps with WordPress: Editing Images

WordPress 4.9 and earlier: Once you have uploaded your image or chosen it from the Media Library, you will see your image on the right side of the screen, along with size and alignment options.

First Steps with WordPress: How do I add images using the Classic Editor?

For WordPress 4.9 and earlier: Learn how to add images to enhance your posts and pages.

First Steps with WordPress: How do I add images using the Block Editor?

For WordPress 5.0 and later: Learn how to add images to enhance your posts and pages.