en WordPress.com Forums › Support Adding GIFs to articles Author Posts Jun 15, 2016 at 5:17 pm #2663248 mcchirpMember we are having trouble getting GIFs to embed in our articles. We had a few of them work in the past, but now we aren’t having much luck. Do we need some kind of widget or plugin? The blog I need help with is cheapseatchirps.com. Jun 15, 2016 at 5:18 pm #2663346 timethiefMember Yes .gif is an accepted file type. In order for an animated gif to play, it must be full size when you upload it. If you crop after uploading it will not work. Make sure the gif is no larger than the maximum width for your theme’s post area or exactly where you want to place it. If it is, then resize it on your computer before uploading it. http://en.support.wordpress.com/accepted-filetypes/ For uploading images posts and pages see here http://en.support.wordpress.com/images/adding-images-to-posts-or-pages/ Here are more details about the options for uploading images http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2009/04/26/images-the-three-link-options/ For troubleshooting images see here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/images/troubleshooting-images/ Author Posts The topic ‘Adding GIFs to articles’ is closed to new replies.