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To use an image in a CreationWiki article, it must first be uploaded to our media repository known as the CreationWiki Pool.

Please note that all media files uploaded to the CreationWiki must be free of copyright restrictions. To find public domain or Creative Commons Licensed images browse our list of hosting sites.

Use Procedure

Main Article: Uploading help
  1. Upload the Image - Use the upload form on the CreationWiki Pool to place files on our server. Please use descriptive filenames when uploading images and supply details requested on the upload form.
  2. Place the Image on a Page - Open the page where an image is to be inserted and click the Edit button. Position the cursor where you want the image placed, and click on the Embedded file icon in the editing toolbar Image icon.png. This button inserts the following code on the page - [[File:example.jpg]]. Then simply replace the example.jpg filename with the name of the image you previously uploaded and save the page.
View the list of images that have been uploaded to the Pool.

Formatting Images

After uploading an image and placing it on the page - the images can be formatted by placing the pipe character (|) after the filename, followed by a formatting option, such as right, left, or size specifications (i.e. 250px)

Alignment

Person.png

For a floating image on right side of the page use the following.

[[File:Person.png|right]]

Captions

Person Icon

For a floating with a caption use the following format.

[[File:Person.png|frame|left|Person Icon]]

Resizing

Person Icon

To specify the exact size of the image, and have a thumbnail icon in the image frame use the following format.

[[File:Person.png|thumb|80px|right|Person Icon]]

Framed Set

Person.png
Description
Person.png
Description
Person.png
Description

To display a floating set of framed pictures to the right or left of text as thumbnails use the following format.

<table style="border:1px solid #AAAAAA;float:left;width:100px; margin-right:15px;">
<tr><td>[[File:Person.png|80px]]<br><center>Description</center>
<tr><td>[[File:Person.png|80px]]<br><center>Description</center>
<tr><td>[[File:Person.png|80px]]<br><center>Description</center>
</table>

Image Gallery

To create a gallery of images, use the Gallery button in the editing toolbar Gallery icon.JPG, or create it manually using the following format.

<gallery>
File:Person.png|Description
File:Person.png|Description
File:Person.png|Description
</gallery>