Adding Photos & Images

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You can add images and files to your Photo Gallery. All images need to be associated with a gallery to be connected to the 'Photos' menu button. To begin adding photos to your Chapter site, click on the Photo button on the top navigation bar.

Adding A Photo Gallery

Start at Photos on Upper Menu

First go to Photos and then click on Create New Gallery. This is where you title your gallery and add info about the gallery.

Adding Photos To Your Gallery

Next, you will add the photos to your gallery by choosing 'Select media'. You can arrange the order of the photos with the + crossed bars.

Choose Upload or from My Files

Note - You can choose to 'Upload' a new file/image or you can choose from 'My Files' which will show the images or files you have loaded.

Adding Files

Adding files to your content pages like a blog post is done with the 'Add Media' button.

Add Media Button

You can add many types of media and image files. See the media type list in the add media files window.

Choose Your Media's Location Buttons

This is where you can choose the location of your media type. You can upload a new file, embed a video from YouTube or Vimeo, or select a file you previously uploaded under 'My Files'

Reference Information for Images

Include pictures in your next newsletter. The links below will take you to some of our favorite stock photography websites. The rights to use the photos from these sites are available for purchase. Please refer to the site's usage/ licensing policies prior to purchasing, downloading and utilizing the photos in your TU publications.

If you are looking for free images try the following Public Domain photo websites. Please note that each site has required copyright / credit information that must appear with images used. It is your responsibility to follow the rules governing photo usage on images downloaded from the following public domain sites below.

Taking Great Photos

TU's very own Chris Hunt shared some tips on capturing and sharing your special moment on his Taking Great Photo's blog

Image Size

Best image size on average is about 690 pixels wide. When resizing, select the option to maintain aspect ration. A standard size the you see on the web is 640 x 480 pixels.

Proper Image Citation

Here is a blog post on Properly Citing Images in your content.

Map It & Tag It Feature

Use the Map It & Tag It Feature to help your members see where you took the shot.