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Do you want to fix broken image links in your galleries? You may not see your images after a site migration because the link structure has changed. In this article, we will share how to fix broken image links after a WordPress migration.
By default, there is no feature in WordPress to fix broken image links or other issues after a migration. In some cases, your image files didn’t get transferred over at all. In that case, you should check out our guide on how to import external images in WordPress. However, for this tutorial, we will explain how to fix broken images when you know your images files have been transferred over.
Since the issue is very common, we added this feature to Envira Gallery. Now, you can fix the broken image issue in just a few clicks.
All you have to do to fix broken image links after a WordPress migration is:
- Step 1. Install Envira Gallery
- Step 2. Go to Envira Gallery settings and click the Fix button
- Step 3. Save your settings
Ready to fix your broken images? Let’s go!
Step 1: Install Envira Gallery
First thing you need to do is install and activate the Envira Gallery plugin.
You can do this by going to Plugins » Add New and search for ‘Envira’. It will show you the option to install the Enivra Gallery plugin.
In the next step, go ahead and activate the plugin to start creating beautiful image galleries.
Step 2: Fix Broken Image Links
After activation, you can go to Envira Gallery » Settings and scroll down to find the green color Fix button.
Simply click on this button to Fix broken image links. It works magically to solve your broken image issues after a WordPress migration.
Step 3: Save Your Settings
Don’t forget to save the settings, so all of your broken image URLs will be fixed.
We also recommended that next time you migrate your site, use a WordPress migration plugin or manual scripts. That way, you won’t have the broken image issue in the future.
We hope this article has helped you to learn how to fix broken image links after a WordPress migration. You may also want to check out our guide on how to customize permalinks in WordPress or how to create a photography website in WordPress.