Photos & Graphics

Photos and graphics (images) are uploaded and placed within the page by clicking the Image button in the content editor.

Place your cursor where you want to place your photo or graphic within the Body field. Then click the Image button.

You will be provided a dialog box for the Image Properties. Images for your website must be uploaded to the File Browser for use on your website.

Screenshot of image upload box

To access the File Browser click the Browse Server button. Then locate an image that has already been uploaded or upload an image.

To learn how to upload files please the File Browser instruction page.

Click the Insert button.

Insert photo

After you insert the file, there are options available.

IMPORTANT: To conform to the web accessibility standards, please type in Alternative Text to provide descriptive text for the image to be used by screen readers for those with vision impairments.

Add a Border around the image. Borders are in pixels and 1 is a good setting to use.

Add Horizontal (HSpace) and/or Vertical (Vspace) spacing to your image so that any text around the image doesn't butt up against the image.

Set image Alignment to left or right aligned.

 

Image Sizes

Here are some image size guidelines:

3-Column Template:

Homepage slideshow/banner image:

860 x 480 image

 

Full size image on a page with left navigation:

660 x 400 image size

 

Image within a page:

320 x 200 image size

 

Portrait Image:

180 x 225 image size

 

4-Column Template:
Full size slideshow image:

660 x 400 image size

 

Full size image on a page with left navigation:

660 x 400 image size

 

Image within a page:

260 x 160 image size

 

Portrait Image:

180 x 225 image size


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