Blog Post Formats

In each post that is created, the user has some options based on the post format that is chosen. It is very easy to overlook, so be sure to follow this path: WordPress Admin > Posts > Edit Posts > Settings Icon > Status & Visibility > Post Formats. From this menu, users can choose the post format that matches their content and related options will appear at the bottom of the post. Post formats are: Gallery, Image, Quote, Standard, Audio, Video.

Gallery

This format will allow you to upload up to 4 images.

Image

There are no special options for this format. The featured media will be as set by the Featured Image.

Quote

There are no special options for this format. However, choosing this format will change the appearance of this post in the Blog List.

Standard

There are no special options for this format. The featured media will be as set by the Featured Image.

Audio

This format allows users to upload an audio file as the posts’ Featured media. The only supported file type for this format is MP3.

Video

This format allows users to upload a video as the posts’ Featured media as well as the poster image for this video (also known as the video thumbnail). Supported file types for videos are MP4, OGG and WEBM.