How to Fix common image issues in WordPress

When it comes to image editing, modifying, and managing, WordPress will always be in the driver seat. It has the most genuine and exclusive features of inserting and manipulating graphics as well as photography too. But in this real world, problems in each and everything is inevitable.

WordPress also has a number of common problems that you just fix at the earliest. Without the fixtures, you will not be able to do your work and hence your progress will be much slower than others. After fixing all the issues, you will be to tackle any image and apply them with ease.

The Common WordPress Problems

Here are some of the common WordPress problems that you must give attention to. Taking these problems into consideration, let’s jump in and have a look at it.

  • Missing thumbnail images
  • Presence of duplicate images
  • Problems with large image files
  • Missing header image and others

You can only be able to create good images after yu eliminate these problems from WordPress. Whenever you see this, make it your primary objective to wipe them out.

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Best Possible Solutions

Performing the solutions will be helpful for you to get positive vibes as well as results against the common problems. So, let’s check them out one by one.

Fix Missing Thumbnails

setting featured image in WordPress post

Before uploading the images, the first and foremost thing you must do is to use the options present on the screen. On the top right of the corner, it is present just beside the “Edit Post Image”. But sometimes, you cannot find this option and loose all the present thumbnails. In such cases, just click on the “Screen Options” and you will be able to witness your featured image. Select the featured image and you will find the thumbnail.

Eliminate Duplicate Images

A situation might occur when you see the same image file multiple numbers of times. The platform might seem confusing to the new users. As they are new, they upload the featured image and once again manually upload it to create the thumbnail.

This is the result of the occurrence of duplicate images. So if you are new to WordPress, use the edit feature to delete the duplicate images. This will help you to eliminate the issue of duplicate images.

Fix Problems with Large Image Files

edit image in WordPress gallery

Whenever you are going to upload an image to WordPress, it might be of large size. Then you need to crop it to make it smaller. Thanks to the new version of WordPress that comes with exclusive tools that will help you to crop images from any angles. In addition to that, you will also be able to change focus as well.

Upload the image and click on edit, the editor screen will appear on the screen. Now use the mouse pointer to crop, resize and rotate the image. Once you have completed the task, save it, and insert the image back. In this way, you will have a perfect image for your website.

Include Header Image

setting header image in WordPress theme option

The header image throws the ultimate light upon a certain content and highlights it. It also lightens up the brand name that will be helpful for you for customer attraction.  Access the admin board and click on “Appearance”, then choose “Customize” and thereafter “Header Media”.

Now upload the desired image that you want to settle down for a header by selecting various image sizes to present there. You have to select the appropriate ones by clicking on “Add new Image”.

Introduce a Customized Background Image

setting background image in WordPress theme option

Blasting the name of your brand to everyone is one of the most realistic and artistic ways to promote your business. In order to make your website more beautiful and creative to attract people, you can add a background image. The default one might not show on your website sometimes and you have to take care of it as soon as possible.

All you need to do is to jump on to the admin dashboard and choose “Appearance”. After that, choose “Customize”. In the drop-down list, select “Add New Image”. Choose your desired image and it will be fixed in the background as well.

Make the Images Show up on Widgets and Archives

Sometimes it happens that you might not able to see the desired images within the widgets, archives and thumbnails. There might be two reasons behind it. One, you haven’t uploaded any pictures. Two, the picture that you have uploaded got corrupted.

In order to fix those situations, upload a fresh and new picture if your own choice. This will replace the corrupted picture as well as upload it if the place was empty. In some cases, you have to use plugins to set these pictures which will act as a thumbnail but not featured images. People will be able to view these images only when they view the post.

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