Upload Once, Blog Anywhere: Photos from Google

Google Photos is among the hottest methods of storing and sharing photographs on-line. WordPress.com is among the hottest methods to weblog. Wouldn’t it’s nice in the event that they performed nicely collectively — in the event you might use photographs you’ve uploaded to Google in your website?

We thought so, too: beginning in the present day, you’ll be able to browse, search, and replica photographs out of your Google account proper out of your weblog posts and pages. Introducing: photographs from Google!

To get began, open up your Media Library and choose the media supply dropdown. Then select the Photographs from Your Google library possibility:

The primary time you do that you’ll want to hook up with your Google account by urgent the join button.

When you’re related your WordPress.com Media Library will show your latest Google photographs. Choose the picture you wish to use, click on the Insert button, and poof! The picture will probably be copied to your Media Library and inserted into your publish.

It doesn’t finish there: since Google analyzes and robotically categorizes your photographs, you need to use their sorting to browse and search your photographs whether or not or not you’ve added any tags or descriptions. (Thanks, Google!)

Have photographs of cats you wish to publish? Seek for “cats,” and Google picks out your cat photographs. Need to create a gallery with photographs of your journey to Japan? Seek for “Kyoto” and also you’re all set.

When you’ve got a WordPress.com plan that provides video support, you’ll be able to show movies out of your Google account, too. And concern not, self-hosted WordPress customers: you can also use this characteristic by way of the Jetpack plugin.

We’re engaged on integrating this deeper into your WordPress.com expertise, and we hope to combine extra providers with WordPress.com sooner or later. Yow will discover extra assist at our Photos from Google support page, or by contacting us.

Filed underneath: Admin Bar, Photos, Posting