Uploading media to NUsites

In order to use media like photos and documents on NUsites, you'll first need to upload them.

Uploading Images


This image has a screenshot of the Nusites interface, with Media menu item selected from the dashboard.

Uploading New Images

  1. Determine what image you are going to use
  2. Crop your image to the placeholder image size
  3. Upload your image
  4. Place your image in the desired location
  5. Save your image
  6. Save the page you are working on (Hit the blue Update button)

Option 1: Add Media – Direct Link

  1. The quickest way to add images is to simply hover over the + New option at the top of the page then scroll down and select Media.
    This image has a screenshot of the Nusites interface, with the  Media menu item selected from the +New option at the top of the page.
  2. You will be directed to the following screen where you can drag and drop your cropped image(s) into your media library or you can select files from the folder you saved them from.

Option 2: Add New Menu Item

  1. If you hover over the Media tab in the left navigation, you will have the option to Add New media items.
    This image has a screenshot of the Nusites interface, with the Add New menu item showing from the Media option in the left navigation
  2. If you select the Add New screen, you will be taken to the same screen, which allows to drag and drop your cropped image(s) into your media library or you can select files from the folder you saved them from.

Adding Top/Featured Images to Pages

To add a top/featured image to one of your pages, all you have to do is edit the page you want to insert a top/featured image on.
  1. Once you are on the edit screen, you have to scroll down below the Divi Builder and you will see the Hero Banner section.
    This image has a screenshot of the Divi Builder, with the Hero Banner section highlighted
  2. Then, simply hit the Set Featured & Hero Image button and drag and drop your image into the selection area or add it from your media library. Please make sure your header image is 1440 x 420 px before inserting it.
  3. The next step is to hit the blue button that says Set Featured Image and then it will take you back to the page you are on.
  4. The last step is to hit the blue Update button to save your page.
    This image has a screenshot of the publish settings, with the Update button in the middle of the page.

Uploading Documents

Uploading New Documents

  1. The quickest way to add images is to simply hover over the + New option at the top of the page then scroll down and select Media.
    This image has a screenshot of the Nusites interface, with the  Media menu item selected from the +New option at the top of the page.
  2. You will be directed to the following screen where you can drag and drop your documents into your media library or you can select documents from the folder you saved them from.

Creating a Link to your Document

To insert your uploaded document into the desired location, you must create a hyperlink.

For example, if you wanted to insert your document into the text that says Read More you will take the following steps:
  1. Highlight the Read More text
  2. Select the Insert/Edit Link icon
  3. Grab the document URL
  4. Paste the URL or type it into the link box
  5. Hit the blue arrow to save the link
  6. Save the page you are working on by hitting the blue Update button.
    This image has a screenshot of the publish settings, with the Update button in the middle of the page.

See Also:

For additional assistance please contact the IT Support Center at 847-491-4357 (1-HELP) option 2, or consultant@northwestern.edu.




Keywords:wordpress, "campus press", image, document, PDF, video, add, upload   Doc ID:87157
Owner:TSS Tier 2 .Group:Northwestern
Created:2018-10-24 18:34 CDTUpdated:2019-04-02 14:44 CDT
Sites:Northwestern
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