Sunday, December 28, 2008

How to add an image

My friend Mike was wondering how to add an image.

Click on the image button, browse if adding an image from your hard drive, then select... you have to select whether you want the edge of the image aligned on the left (usually the default), centered, or on the right.

Click upload image.

If choosing an image from somewhere online, you have to paste the URL of the image (hint: often when you right-click on an image, you can copy the image link).

You can also paste code that's provided for you into the Edit HTML tab, rather than into the Compose tab. Sites that provide code ready-to-use are ones like ICanHasCheezburger.Com.

more animals

Flickr is another site that has code all handy for you to use: find a picture you like, go to the "All Sizes" page (there's a button) and select the size you want to use. Note: too large a picture will throw off the formatting on a blog with a narrow content column!

Here's one I took on our trip to Washington - we went to the big flight museum near Dulles Airport to see the REALLY big stuff:

Air and Space

There's more you can do with something called "Cascading Style Sheets" to add borders automatically, but this is the basics...

1 comment:

Michael Hercher said...

Ahhh...ok. Thank you for the information. I anxious to try upload a pic from the internet now. I managed to upload one from my camera to my blog page. Love the cat on the computer picture by the way.