If you are reading this post, you are most likely just have joined the WP team. Renaming images in WordPress is essential for any project. The names you use for images influence your SEO results. You will need only relevant image tags to make friends with Google.
So, WP is one of the most popular platforms globally. It covers almost 35% of all today’s webspace. People like working with the CMS thanks to its intuitive interface. So, WP allows users performing many important actions in a code-free way. For example, it is possible to change captions and IMG tags right from the admin panel.
However, nothing is perfect. What WP interface misses is a quick way to rename pictures. Though there is no built-in feature to use, the process won’t take much time. Users of all ages and skills can rename a pic in WP. In this post, I will show you the simplest way to do it.
Before we get started, let me answer the most critical question. Why should you rename your pics at all? The thing is that all the image files you use influence SEO. They can both improve or lower your search results. So, don’t miss my image SEO checklist. Here is what you should do to get more traffic.
Long story short, when named wisely, images can generate more leads. You get more traffic by using the proper names for the project’s pics. Seeing that, are you ready to rename your images?
Wonder is it possible to rename images in WP painlessly? Yes, it is! But before we start you need to install this plugin:
Voila, you have changes the IMG name!
NB: the method will not change the pic name automatically. Still, you can change the file names manually in WP.
As promised, below I have listed a few WP plugins. These are the add-ons people use to rename their files via the WP admin panel:
Each of these plugins is from the official WP website which makes them trustworthy. As you may know, the WP team are quite serious about the security of their users. Lots of third-party plugins fit WP products. However, WP won’t fix the bugs caused by these add-ons. That is why is it important to use the proven plugins.
To finish with here is an alternative way to rename files. You can simply replace them. Basically, all you need to do is downloading the file to the PC and renaming them. Then, you will need to replace the default images with the renamed ones.
Once again, you can search for a suitable plugin, like:
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