WordPress Screencast Tutorial: Photo Captions

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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The latest in my WordPress Screencast series is a quick look into how I get captions under my photos in order to give proper attribution. This is basically just the “behind the scenes” setup of the plugins. Once this is setup it’s as easy as clicking the quicktag for the alignment you want then filling in the “NAME” slots with the proper attribution.


If you have having trouble viewing the embedded video, head over to my Viddler profile to try and watch from there.

Tools used in the video: AddQuicktags Plugin, WordPress, CSSEdit. View my previous screencast about how to move around your Categories box in your Dashboard for editing a post or browse my entire WordPress category.

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  1. buzz bishopSaturday, May 24th, 2008 — 1:01pm PDT

    thanks for this

  2. ZakSunday, May 25th, 2008 — 9:26am PDT

    Unfortunatelly this one is not correctly rendered on iPhone. Since Im interested on this topic, Il switch to my PC to view it. Regards.

  3. phaedraSunday, May 25th, 2008 — 1:34pm PDT

    how can I do this on the blogspot platform? I’d like to credit people’s pictures, but I’m not sure how to go about it.

  4. MoseySunday, May 25th, 2008 — 5:12pm PDT

    I recently found out about a plugin that essentially ‘automates’ the process of captioning photos that I have found really useful for my own sites. It’s called “Image Caption” and can be found at Channel-ai.com (http://www.channel-ai.com/blog/plugins/image-caption/) The good news is that it is actively maintained, and is really just plug-and-play! πŸ™‚
    Hope some users will find it useful as well! ^^

  5. ZakSunday, May 25th, 2008 — 11:08pm PDT

    The video Tutorial is making Firefox and IE crashing (I’m using Windows XP πŸ™ ) I will never see it !

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  7. RaulMonday, May 26th, 2008 — 11:29am PDT

    Since I use the hosted version of WordPress.com I don’t think I can use this. But as usual with your screencasts, THIS IS VERY USEFUL πŸ™‚

  8. TodMonday, May 26th, 2008 — 12:28pm PDT

    Two for two!
    Thanks R!

    I’ve always wanted to do this!

  9. john bollwitt blog » Blog Archive » Using CSS to attribute photos in your blog postsTuesday, May 27th, 2008 — 10:34pm PDT

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  11. picturesThursday, July 10th, 2008 — 2:59pm PDT

    How can I install the Plugin under WordPress 2.5

  12. Give LDS GiftsSaturday, November 22nd, 2008 — 9:16pm PST

    Thank you, thank you, thank you! I have installed AddQuickTags, customized my CSS (for centered, left and right align) and tested it. It works great! This is going to make my life SO much easier!

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  14. Tips PhotoWednesday, February 18th, 2009 — 3:24pm PST

    Thanks for this post.

  15. canadaMonday, March 2nd, 2009 — 9:00am PST

    Wow thanks for the cool screenshots!

  16. SkipagThursday, December 24th, 2009 — 8:27am PST

    coool……thanks…

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