Current trends show that visuals have a high impact with our audience. Utilizing high quality images, gifs and videos can really help to connect our visitors with our content, and with ourselves as the creator.
In this workshop we explored how to find high quality media that will enhance your blog without sacrificing site performance. We also explored free, online resources to convert and optimize images, and for creating custom image templates.
Here is the full outline of what is covered in this workshop:
- Media Library
- Adding media
- Dimensions and file sizes
- theme info pages
- Finding media
- Pexels (built-in)
- Google (try not to use, but filter by Tools > Usage Rights if you do)
- Editing images
- Media blocks
- Accessibility and SEO
- Bonus: Working with HTML anchor links