The Internet is a visual medium, and images play a crucial role in your site's design, message, and content. In the videos below, we'll explore why images matter, discuss guidelines for formatting and adding images, and consider how images relate to your brand and social media presence.
Images create a powerful impression in the first few seconds a visitor is on your site. Learning how to effectively use images is a great skill, whether your site features multiple galleries or just a few, subtle Image Blocks.
Best practices in image formatting
Explore our guidelines for ensuring your images look great and won't slow your site's load time. This includes image types, file size limits, and which formatting options matter for the web.
To learn more, visit Formatting your images for display on the web.
You can add images to your site with Image Blocks, gallery sections, and Gallery Blocks. If your site is on version 7.0, you can also use Gallery Pages.
Use the Image Block to add a single image to pages, blog posts, and other content areas.
To learn more, visit Image Blocks.
With the Gallery Block, you can add galleries to pages and blog posts in a variety of layouts. You can upload images, embed videos, and license stock images.
This video applies to version 7.0, but you can still use Gallery Blocks on version 7.1 in blog posts, individual events, and product items' Additional Info area.
To learn more, visit Gallery Blocks.
Gallery Pages display images and videos with special, template-specific features.
Gallery Pages aren't available in version 7.1. Instead, use gallery sections.
To learn more, visit Gallery Pages.
Add logos and favicons
Images are a natural extension of your brand's identity. Customize your site by uploading a logo, favicon, and social sharing logo.
This video applies to version 7.0. To learn how to add a logo and favicon to your version 7.1 site, use the links below.
Social sharing and design
You can use images to represent your site on social media, create an eye-catching design with banner images, and build a captivating homepage.
This video applies to version 7.0. To learn how to enhance your version 7.1 site for social media, use the links below.