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How Do I Insert an Image on My Page?

This lesson shows the recommended way of adding them to the Images folder and then placing them in a page.

If you don't already have an image to use, check out these free resources

If you have many images/files to upload, it's a good idea to check out the Quick Upload Portlet. The following instructions are for when you have just one image to upload.

Navigate to Editing Mode

Navigate to Edit Mode

You'll need to login to get to the editing mode of your site. You'll want to start at the home page.

Display Contents

Display contents

Click on the Contents tab to display the items stored on your site. This view will included both published and private items. (Private items are displayed in red.)

Open the Images Folder

Open the images folder

Click on the link to the Images folder to open it.

Add New

Add new image

First click on the Add New drop down list and then select Image.

Add Your Image

Add your image

The image must be in one of these formats: .jpg, .gif or .png. Give your image a title that is short, but yet describes the image. A description can be longer, but it's optional and often left blank. Click the Browse button to navigate your computer's files to select the file to upload. Then click the Save button to get that file into the Ag CMS Images folder.

Image Now in Image Folder

Image now in folder

Your image should now be visible at the bottom of the list of images.

Go to the Page You Want the Image to Appear On

Enter Edit Mode

Go to Edit Mode and position the cursor at the beginning of the paragraph where you'd like the image to appear (it doesn't have to be the first paragraph). Then click on the Insert/edit Image button that looks like tree  Insert or edit button

Navigate to the Images Folder

Find the Images folder

 

Select The Image File

Select image

Click on the name of the file for your image.

 

Image Size, Captions and Alignment

format image

Description and Caption: If you are going to use a caption, enter something in the Description field and check the Caption box.

Alignment: The choices are Left, Inline, Right. Most often you will choose either Left or Right. This will put the picture on the left-side of the text or the right-side of the text.

Size: measured in pixels, Ag CMS will give you several resized images to choose from, along with the original. You can also drag the corners of the image to adjust the size. Please note, do not stretch or try to make the image larger than the original because the quality will decrease.

 

Image Inserted

Image Inserted

Your image should now appear on your page. If you need to edit your image, see the How Do I Edit an Image? lesson.

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