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How to Separate Images from Text in WordPress

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Wondering how to separate images from text in WordPress? This snippet pulls out all your images in your post and puts it in a separate div.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s single.php file:


<div class="content-text">
  <h2><?php the_title(); ?></h2>
  <?php
  ob_start();
  the_content('Read the full post',true);
  $postOutput = preg_replace('/<img[^>]+./','', ob_get_contents());
  ob_end_clean();
  echo $postOutput;
  ?>
</div>
<div class="content-img">
  <?php
  preg_match_all("/(<img [^>]*>)/",get_the_content(),$matches,PREG_PATTERN_ORDER);
  for( $i=0; isset($matches[1]) && $i < count($matches[1]); $i++ ) {
    echo $beforeEachImage . $matches[1][$i] . $afterEachImage;}?>
</div>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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