How to Allow Users to Upload Images on a WordPress Site (Step by Step)

How to Allow Users to Upload Images on a WordPress Site (Step by Step)

Today we'll show you how to allow users to upload images on your WordPress website. And we'll cover a couple of different methods so you can pick the one that works best for you.

This is great if you want to accept guest posts, do product reviews, or run a photo contest on your site. Plus it's a great way to get user content without giving them access to your admin area.

In this video, we use WPForms. WPForms is the easiest to use drag and drop form builder on the market.

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00:00 Intro
00:16 Use WPForms to create an image upload form in WordPress
01:16 How to create a form in WordPress
02:38 How to add the form to a WordPress post or page
03:10 How to allow more file types to be uploaded to WordPress
04:03 Method 2 how to allow guest authors to upload featured image
07:41 How to create a photo contest in WordPress

Related video:
How to Create a Photo Contest in WordPress

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  1. Atul Roy on September 21, 2021 at 6:37 pm

    Good video. I am starting to learn more about WordPress through your channel. I love WordPress and want to learn more about it.

  2. Igor Sena on October 1, 2021 at 3:03 am

    When a user uploads a file, will it go to the email we choose with a download link or does it consume server resources or space in our file manager? Thank you!

    • WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials on October 1, 2021 at 12:14 pm

      Uploaded images would be added to your WordPress media library

    • Igor Sena on October 1, 2021 at 4:22 pm

      @WPBeginner – WordPress Tutorials Thank you very much for the reply.
      I subscribed. Your content is very helpful.

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