Mastering the Art of GIFs

HackerNoon is a treasure chest brimming with remarkable features, and we have something exciting to share with you!

We've just integrated Giphy into our image selector to help you create engaging and dynamic articles!

A compelling title + Giphy on the featured image = an enticing article

Bring your Content to Life

A good head start can hook your reader's attention and set the tone for the rest of the piece. So, pave the way by adding a GIF as the featured image and get a little personality in there!

With Giphy on the image selector, you can:

  • Make your articles more eye-catching
  • Add a bit of humor
  • Bring an extra shine to your writing

It's a smart and fun way to improve your article.

You’ll find the option to add a GIF from Giphy along with all the other options for featured images. Write the most fitting keyword and browse until you spot the perfect fit for your article. With so many options available, you’re sure to find the right one 🔎


Add a Twist to Your Comments

We know what you’re thinking - “You know what would be fun? Having GIFs in the comments section! Great minds think alike. This feature will surely take your comments to the next level.

Sometimes words fall short to express your thoughts, so go ahead and choose the GIF that speaks to you on a spiritual level.  And if you’re not into moving pictures, you can add an image that’ll boost your comments’ quality.

Just go ahead and click on the toolbar on your left - also known as the + button - and go all the way down to “Image”. Search for the one that shows what your comment is all about!


We can’t wait to see all the GIFs on our homepage,

The HackerNoon Team