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Using Joomla by Kenneth Crowder, Ron Severdia

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Using Media in Your Articles

Adding media is a good way to spruce up your website’s look. Once you’ve uploaded your images and other items though the Media Manager, you’re ready to add them to your articles.

Adding an Image

We’re now going to add an image to an article. To add images and other types of media to your articles:

  1. Go to ContentArticle Manager and click the name of the article where you want to add an image.

  2. Insert your cursor in the article body where you want the image to be placed.

  3. Click the image button in the toolbar. It looks like a small photo of a tree (refer back to Figure 13-8).

The TinyMCE Toolbar

Figure 13-8. The TinyMCE Toolbar

  1. Type in the path of the image you want to add (see Figure 13-9). A preview of your image should appear once you’ve typed the complete path and image name.

The TinyMCE image editor

Figure 13-9. The TinyMCE image editor

  1. Click Insert.

  2. Click the Save button to save the article.

Your image should now appear at the location of your cursor, as shown in Figure 13-10.

Image added to an article

Figure 13-10. Image added to an article

Changing an Image

Make a mistake or want to update an image? To change an existing image:

  1. Go to ContentArticle Manager and click the name of the article where you want to change an image.

  2. Select the image ...

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