Add images & videos to your blog

You can add photos, videos, and other images to your blog posts. When you add images to your blog, they’re stored in a Google Album Archive.

According to Blogger's copyright policy, you’re not allowed to add: 

  • Content that’s hosted by someone else without their consent.
  • Copyrighted material without authorization.
  • Any content that violates the Blogger content policy.

Add an image to a blog post

Important: If the height or width of a photo exceeds 2,048 pixels or if a video is longer than 15 minutes, it’ll count toward your storage limit.

To add an image to your blog post:

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, select a blog.
  3. Click the post you want to edit or create a new post.
  4. At the top, click Insert image Insert image.
  5. Choose from where you want to upload the image.
  6. Select one or more images and click Insert.
    • To change the size, caption, or alignment of the image after you add it, click the image. 

Manage your images

Stop images from opening in an overlay

Important: Before you can open images in your blog, you need to turn off Dynamic Views.

Lightbox lets images in your blog automatically open in a large overlay. If you don’t want images to open in Lightbox:

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, select a blog.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Settings.
  4. Under "Posts," turn off Image lightbox.

Delete images from an album

To delete images from your albums, visit the Album Archive. From the Album Archive, you can manage your albums and images at any time.
Tip: If you add a photo to your blog from a private folder, a copy is saved to the blog album in the Album Archive. To completely remove the photo, delete it from the private folder and the blog album.

Add a video to your blog post

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, select a blog.
  3. Click the post where you want to add a video.
  4. At the top, click Insert video Insert a video.

    • You can upload a video from your computer or choose a video from YouTube.

  5. Select a video and click Insert.

Manage your videos

  • If you’re a blog owner: You can view, download, and delete all videos uploaded to your blog. 
  • If you’re a blog author: You can view, download, and delete videos that you’ve personally uploaded to your blog.

To download or delete a video:

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, select a blog.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Settings
  4. Under "Manage blog," click Videos from your blog
  5. Select a video from your video library. 
    • To delete it: click Delete
    • To download it: click Download.

Fix issues with images and videos

If you have problems when you try to upload images or videos to your blog, try these steps:

  • Clear your cache and cookies.
  • Turn your pop-up blocker off or, in your browser settings, allow pop-ups from Blogger.com.
  • Turn off any plugins you’ve installed on your browser.
  • Make sure you’ve installed the latest version of your browser.
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