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You can add images to your website to add a more personal touch to your consumer site. These steps are for adding an image to a custom content widget; if you're using an image widget, click here.

In order to add images to your custom content widget, you must host your image online, then you can either copy and paste the image into your website, or add the image using its unique URL.

Once you have your image hosted, there are two ways to add the image to your website:

(warning) However you decide to add an image, be sure you have the proper rights to use the image on your website, or you could be subject to copyright fines.

Hosting the Image Online

In order to add an image, you must host the image online (rather than a folder on your computer). Be sure to use an image hosting service that allows you to use the hosted images for business/commercial use - we recommend using Facebook.

(minus) IMPORTANT: Google photos no longer support hosting images for your website, so if you have images on your website that are hosted in Google photos, you'll need to re-host them on Facebook and update the image URL's in your website editor.

Watch this short video to learn how to host an image on Facebook

 

 

Copy and Paste the Image

Once you have your image URL, the next step is to add it to your system so the image appears on your website. First, click on Pages in your website menu, then expand the menu for the page where you're adding the image.Then click Edit.

Next, go to your hosted image, right-click on the image, and select Copy Image.

Then go back to the page you're editing, and paste the image where you'd like it. You can resize the image if needed, by clicking and dragging the corners to the desired size. When you're finished, click Save.

Add the Image with the URL

Once you have your image URL, the next step is to add it to your system so the image appears on your website. First, click on Pages in your website menu, then expand the menu for the page where you're adding the image.Then click Edit.

Next, place your cursor where you'd like to add an image, then click the Insert/Edit Image button.

An Insert/edit image display box will appear. Paste the image URL that you’ve copied into the Source field.

(info) When adding the image URL, the dimensions should automatically appear. If they don't, it's a good indicator your image URL is not correct.

Next, enter an Image description (this is the 'hover text' that will appear when someone hovers their mouse over the photo).

Edit the Dimensions of the image, if necessary. Click OK, and you should now see your new image. 

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