How to make text flow around an image in WordPress

Olivia asks…

I am trying to figure out how to wrap text around photos and I found info that said I have to open my “theme directory?” and add css code to it? Where the heck is that? and why is it so hard to wrap text around a photo?

Good gracious no! It’s actually very simple, when you know how :-) When adding an image to a post, after upload, look for the “ATTACHMENT DISPLAY SETTINGS” on the right hand side. You might need to scroll down a bit, but there’s an “Alignment” setting. If you select Left, the text will flow to the right of the image, and vice versa.

You can change the alignment of an existing image by clicking on it, and then clicking on one of the alignment icons. Here, the “left align” icon is pressed (just above the first word “Lorem”).

Alternatively, you can also click the little pencil icon that appears over the clicked image, to bring up the full Edit screen, and change the alignment in the Display Settings. Hope this helps, let me know :-)

Here’s WordPress.com’s guide to image alignment, in case anyone needs more info:

http://en.support.wordpress.com/images/image-alignment

All the best,
James

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