How to insert an Image in Movable Type

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 Type

    Click the pages link at the bottom of the Admin page.

  3. Select teh page Movable Type

    Edit the page you want to insert an image into.

  4. Insert teh image Movable Type

    Place your cursor where you want the image to show. Click the Insert Image Asset icon in the WYSIWYG editor.

  5. Upload New Image Movable Type

    The Insert Image page will load. Click Upload New Image.

  6. Select the file Movable Type

    Browse your local computer for the mage you want to upload. Select it.

    Click Upload.

  7. File Options Movable Type

    Set the File Options. The following table explains what each option does.

    File Options
    LabelThis is what the file will be described as. By default, Movable Type will put the file name there.
    DescriptionThe Description is a brief explanation of what the image is.
    TagsTags allow you to categorize the image in your Movable Type set up.
    Display image in Entry pageIf 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 propertiesThis 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 Type

    You will see the image in the page where you placed your cursor. When done, click Update.

  9. View the page Movable Type

    You 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 Type

    You 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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