en WordPress.com Forums › Support Posting a gif animation file Author Posts November 26, 2009 at 6:33 am #423191 twoartisticMember I am starting an educational blog, and want to show, how to do a gif animation. Can I post a gif animation into WordPress? If so, what tool do I use? November 26, 2009 at 6:33 am #423379 supportbotMember You did not specify a blog address or reason for posting when you created this topic. This support forum is for blogs hosted at WordPress.com. If your question is about a self-hosted WordPress blog then you’ll find help at the WordPress.org forums. If you don’t understand the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, you may find this information helpful. If you forgot to include a link to your blog, you can reply and include it below. It’ll help people to answer your question. This is an automated message. November 26, 2009 at 7:05 am #423381 raincoasterMember Yes, you can post a Gif. You cannot post Flash. Just use the regular Image uploader on the Write Post page and upload it like a normal image. November 26, 2009 at 7:08 am #423382 thesacredpathStaff You have to make sure and insert it full-sized though. Resized animated gif’s will not play, they will only be a static image. November 26, 2009 at 7:49 am #423385 twoartisticMember Thank you! November 26, 2009 at 2:21 pm #423417 chikernie1Member Thesacredpath I tried visiting ur blog but it says procted blog.Does that mean someone cannot see what is on ur blog if yes how.Thanks November 26, 2009 at 2:37 pm #423419 raincoasterMember That’s what it means: the blog is for specially invited readers only, not for the public. November 26, 2009 at 3:58 pm #423421 thesacredpathStaff Ummm, my old wordpress.COM blog is protected, yes, but the contents for that blog have been moved to my self-hosted blog, which is linked to my username. My current blog here is http://opposablethumbz.wordpress.com/ . Author Posts The topic ‘Posting a gif animation file’ is closed to new replies.