Add an image

Modified on Fri, 13 Jan 2023 at 04:28 PM

Add an image (written instructions)

Ensure that you are logged into your website. The black admin toolbar should be visible at the top of the screen.

The Home page of a GPsurgery.net website, with the admin toolbar visible at the top of the screen.Go to the page to which you would like to add an image. In the admin toolbar, click Edit Page.

The admin toolbar, with Edit Page selected.

In the page editor, click in the main text box. Ensure your cursor is where you would like your new image to appear.

The Page Editor, with the cursor below the existing text on the page.

Click the Add Media button that appears above the main text box.

The Add Media button, above the main text box.

Drag and drop your new image onto the Add media page, or click on an image that is already in your Media Library.

The Add media page, with a new image uploading.

In the Alt Text box, type your alternative text. Note: alternative text should describe the purpose of the image, not what it looks like. In this example, the image is for a test, so the alt text is 'Test image'.

The Alt Text box on the Add media page, with 'Text image' typed into the box.

Once you are happy with your alternative text, click the blue Insert into page button. 

The Insert into page button at the bottom of the Add media screen.

Your image is now on the page. To change the alignment of the image, you can choose one of the four alignment buttons that appear above the image when it is selected.

The alignment buttons that appear above an image when it is selected.

To change the size of the image, and the website to which it is linked, click the pencil icon that appears when the image is selected. This will open the Image details screen.

The pencil icon, above the test image.

To edit the size of your image, choose a size from the Size drop-down menu in the Display Settings section.

The Display Setting section of the Image details screen.

From the Link To drop-down menu, you can choose to add a link to the image. If you wish to do this select Custom URL from the drop-down menu.

The Link To drop-down menu, with Custom URL selected.

In the URL box below, paste in the link that you would like to add to the image.

The URL box, with a NHS link pasted in.

Once you have made your changes to the settings on the image, click the blue Update button on the Image details screen. You must do this to save your new settings.

The Update button on the Image details screen.

To finish, you must click the Update button in the Publish box, otherwise your image will not save to the page.

The Update button in the Publish box.

Your image will now display on the page, with the settings you have chosen.

A page with the newly added image.

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