(This is an updated version of a tutorial originally published in 2014)
Great news, bloggers:
Getty Images, the granddaddy of all stock photo services, has made millions of its images free to embed on blogs, website, and social media platforms.
Here’s a fun image I embedded into this post:
Go to Getty Images and search for images.
When you find an image you like, click the image’s embed link or icon (</>) from the search results or image detail page.
Then select the size that works best for you (you’ll be given three options from which to choose).
Not all Getty Images Content will be available for embedded use, and availability may change without notice…
…You may only use embedded Getty Images Content for editorial purposes (meaning relating to events that are newsworthy or of public interest).
Embedded Getty Images Content may not be used:
(a) for any commercial purpose (for example, in advertising, promotions or merchandising) or to suggest endorsement or sponsorship;
(b) in violation of any stated restriction;
(c) in a defamatory, pornographic or otherwise unlawful manner; or
(d) outside of the context of the Embedded Viewer.
Give it a try on your own blog and let me know how it works for you.
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