WordPress 6.2 Openverse Integration Updated to Upload Inserted Images

WordPress 6.2’s Openverse integration is getting some last minute changes after contributors expressed concerns about it hotlinking images by default. The new feature allows users to quickly insert free, openly-licensed media into their content. It also allows users to upload external images through a button in the block toolbar, but this creates an extra step in the process and is easy to miss in the UI.

This post was originally published on WP Tavern by Sarah Gooding.

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