In Movable Type, you can add almost any type of content you want. You can upload Images through the Admin Dashboard and place them in your pages. This article will explain how to upload and insert an image in Movable Type.

Steps to insert an Image in Movable Type

  1. Log into your Moveable Type Dashboard.
  2. Click thepage link Movable TypeClick the pages link at the bottom of the Admin page.
  3. Select teh page Movable TypeEdit the page you want to insert an image into.
  4. Insert teh image Movable TypePlace your cursor where you want the image to show. Click the Insert Image Asset icon in the WYSIWYG editor.
  5. Upload New Image Movable TypeThe Insert Image page will load. Click Upload New Image.
  6. Select the file Movable TypeBrowse your local computer for the mage you want to upload. Select it.

    Click Upload.


  7. File Options Movable TypeSet the File Options. The following table explains what each option does.
    File Options
    Label This is what the file will be described as. By default, Movable Type will put the file name there.
    Description The Description is a brief explanation of what the image is.
    Tags Tags allow you to categorize the image in your Movable Type set up.
    Display image in Entry page If this is checked, the image will show in the sidebar of the site under the recent Recent Assets of the home page. Uncheck this to have the image only load in the page.
    Image properties This allows you to determine the thumbnail width, Alignment (None, Float right or left, and center), and a link to a Full size version of the image.

    Click Finish.

  8. Update the Page Movable TypeYou will see the image in the page where you placed your cursor. When done, click Update.
  9. View the page Movable TypeYou can preview the change or go to your website and view it live. Visit your site and click the page in the navigation to the right.

    Final view with image inserted Movable TypeYou should see the image in the page now in your live site. Changes are effective immediately in Movable type so when you make a change, people will see it when they visit your site.

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