WordPress Tutorial: Image Captions and Text Alignment

Update September 2008: With WordPress 2.6 +, image captions are built into the core image/media manager so no more need for plugins! Also, the video directly below is using WP 2.6.1 and the new media manager, its upload, editing, alignment, and caption function — all built into the core now. See this post that has a new screencast.

Older version of WordPress help video tutorial using an image caption plugin below.

Captions for images are tricky enough, then add text alignment (wrapping) and CSS and it’s a recipe for disaster. Using the “Image Caption” plugin for WordPress and the simple alignment tool in WordPress, I’ll walk through aligning images, their captions, and the surrounding text.

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11 Responses to WordPress Tutorial: Image Captions and Text Alignment

  1. Robin Sparks November 23, 2008 at 4:26 am #

    Great but I what’s with the deleting certain bits of code? I can’t mimic that because I don’t know why you deleted the html code. The rest I understand.

  2. discount electronics September 4, 2009 at 7:16 pm #

    Image captions and text alignment need css technique, I think it’s easy.

  3. Melee November 22, 2009 at 9:39 am #

    The tree isn’t there…

  4. Parag November 20, 2011 at 9:55 pm #

    Please help me !! The actual site on which I am working – http://www.rexnordindia.in is under construction, so I m providing you the link of my another site – http://latestpricelistindia.in/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Sample.jpg I want the content alignment as shown in the link. I have tried P-tag but no avail. Help me !!!!

  5. Tonya August 9, 2012 at 3:11 pm #

    Hi actually I am wondering what the name is of the plugin you have used to put the links at the top of your screen to your twitter pages etc? Sorry to be so cheeky but I am looking for something just like that

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