Official WordPress Plugin For Lightroom


In a sign that it’s serious about making WordPress the best publishing platform for photographers, Automattic has released an export plugin for Adobe Lightroom that makes it easy to push photos directly from a Lightroom catalog into your WordPress media library.

The big benefit for photographers here is a simpler workflow when it comes to getting images into the WordPress media library – saving the the need to export from Lightroom and then upload images into WordPress manually.

If you use Lightroom as your digital asset management system this plugin is going to save you time but it’s not going to add images into  galleries or posts for you…

That said, you can use a plugin like PhotoPress to create image galleries on your WordPress site based on the keywords you apply to your images in Lightroom (see my ebook The Guide to WordPress for Photographers for more info on how to do that).

If you are a Lightroom user and frequently upload images into WordPress you are definitely going to want to give this plugin a try.