How To Add Image In WordPress Sidebar With Text Field

By Editorial Staff - August 12, 2018 486 0
how to add image in WordPress sidebar

Adding an image in WordPress sidebar is easy, WordPress has made it easy for us. In this tutorial, I will show you multiple ways on how to add an image in WordPress sidebar.

We all know a picture speaks a thousand words. And that is the reason why adding a mage to your content is highly recommended. It increases the appeal of your content and also increases traffic.

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That is why make the best use of it and get your website and hard work the reward it deserves. As said, it is very easy. Follow us.

Adding An Image In WordPress SideBar Using The Image Widget

The easiest way to add an image in WordPress sidebar is to use the default Image Widget. Let us start with that.

The process is described below.

Step 1

Acess your admin panel. On the right side of it, there is the dashboard. Go to Appearance >> Widgets page there like the image below.

how to add image in WordPress sidebar

Figure 1

Step 2

After going to the widgets page you will see sidebars, now add the image widget to the sidebar like the image below.

how to add image in WordPress sidebar

Figure 2

Step 3

Click on the Image widget and press “Add Widget”. After clicking the Add Widget button the sidebar section will look like something like the image below. There are some extra tiles.

how to add image in WordPress sidebar

Figure 3

Step 4

Now give a title and upload the desired image you want to show and click “Save”. You can edit it or replace it from here later in future or may even delete it.

how to add image in WordPress sidebar

Figure 4

Step 5

Now go back to your front page, you will see the image in the sidebar. It has appeared.

how to add image in WordPress sidebar

Figure 5

Adding An Image With A Text Field

This process is the same as the process given above.

  1. Simply add a text widget and click on the “Add Media” button.
  2. Upload an image, give an appropriate title and click “Save” button.

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Figure 6

Finally, on the front page, the sidebar will look like the image below.

how to add image in WordPress sidebar

Figure 7

Note: When you chose an image always be careful it has a nice resolution, fits your frame and is light as much as possible either your website will become slow. And be extra sure it does not have any copyright problems. Either get your own or get free images.

End of Image Adding in WordPress Sidebar Tutorial

Was not that easy? Still, if you have any question feel free to leave it in the comment section. We will try our best to answer it.

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