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Can I Haz Embedded Giphy GIFS

CogDog says I can. But WTF does he know?

Okay, let’s try. I find a GIF on giphy.

I put it’s web address as plain text on a blank like

Woah.

Sarah Jessica Parker Hbo GIF by Divorce - Find & Share on GIPHY

 

The visual editor does not show me a preview like other embedded media, but the Preview buttons shows me the GIF. Oh wait, it does when I press RETURN after the URL.

 

Viceland GIF by MOST EXPENSIVEST - Find & Share on GIPHY

This could be TROUBLE

 

Trouble GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

Mary Kate And Ashley Olsen Story Of Our Lives GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

The other way to put GIFs into my blog is to upload it as an image, but as some guy explains below, be sure to use the Full Size option in the media box.

 

Here is one I am uploading. I like catz.

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An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at CogDogBlog.com on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.

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