The final method for inserting images into your blog posts involves inserting the image from an URL. You know how to upload an image, how to select from your media library and now we will learn how to insert a picture using a URL.
This method works well if you store your pictures on a separate site to save space on your site and increase speed for SEO purposes. Or you want to use an image on another website that you own and the image is already published.
Follow these steps to insert an image into a WordPress post from another Web page or storage site:
One important thing to remember is if the source URL has a change, this will affect the photo in your post. An example of this….if you delete the picture from the original site, or replace with a different picture when you are updating, it will not appear in your post that was added with the URL.
Learn more about creating blog posts and adding pictures in these posts: