6. Pictures

Working with Pictures

Adding a new picture:

  1. Click Add an Element located on the upper grey bar.add-an-element
  2. Click the Picture element. A generic picture will appear.

3.   Click Replace Pic, located on the upper black ‘picture’ bar, choose the picture you wish to insert and click Open.

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The system will upload your new picture, a progress bar will appear on the lower-left side of the screen (note: pictures larger than 512 kb will be resized, so your website will load faster. This might take 5-10 seconds. We don’t recommend uploading pictures larger than 1MB)

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Replacing an existing picture:

  1. Click on the picture you’d like to replace.
  2. Click Replace Pic located on the upper black ‘picture’ bar (Tip: you can also double-click on the picture)
  3. Choose the picture you would like to insert and click Open.

 

The system will upload your new picture, a progress bar will appear on the lower-left side of the screen (note: pictures larger than 512 kb will be resized, so your website will load faster. This might take 5-10 seconds. We don’t recommend uploading pictures larger than 1MB)

 

Cropping a Picture

  1. Select the picture you wish to crop.
  2. Click Crop located on the upper black ‘picture’ bar.
  3. A cropping-frame will appear:

  • Drag and drop the cropping frame or the picture itself to adjust the cropping area.
  • Use the scale-slider to adjust the zoom of the picture.
  • Click 1:1 to reset the picture to its original size.
  • Click Fit to make the entire picture visible inside the frame.
  • Click Fill to fill the frame entirely (please note that some parts of the picture will be cropped).

Inserting a Title / Description to a picture

  1. Click on the picture you’d like to add a title/description to.
  2. Click Set Info in the upper black ‘picture’ bar.
  3. A Set Info dialog box will appear.

In the Set Info box you can add a title, description and a link to the picture. This information will appear every time the mouse hovers over the picture.

 

Adding a link to a picture (or any other element):

  1. Click on the picture you’d like to add a title/description to.
  2. Click Set Info in the upper black ‘picture’ bar.

 

A Set Info dialog box will appear.

In the Set Info box you can add a link to the picture. There are several types of links that can be attached to an element, to read more about linking pictures (or any other element) – read the next chapter “Linking Elements”.

 

Looking for cool free pictures to add to your site? Check out our curated selection here.