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Adding an image to your User Page

This tutorial will guide you through the steps of adding an image to your profile page.

1. Begin

  • To begin, open appropedia.org in your browser and click "log in."
  • Alternatively, you may press "control + u" from the appropedia home page.
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2. Log in

  • Log in by typing your Username(1) and Password(2) before clicking Log in(3).
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3. File upload page

  • Scroll down to click "Upload a file" under "toolbox" on the left side of the page.
  • Alternatively, you may press "control + u."
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4. Select image

  • Click "Browse..." and select an image from your computer.
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5. Image info

  • Confirm your images path(1).
  • Add a more useful file name(2) if necessary.
  • Add a description of the image(3).
  • Choose the licensing(4) applicable to the image.
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6. Click Upload

  • Confirm the information you entered and Click "Upload."
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7. Copy file name

  • Select and Copy the File name(1). (After the ":") Don't forget to copy the file extension.
  • Click your user name(2) to get to your user page.
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8. Click Edit

  • Click "create" or "edit." (If you have not alredy created a user page you will see "create" instead of "edit.")
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9. Add image code

  • Click the image icon to insert the appropriate code.
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10. Paste File name

  • Paste your File name in place of "Example.jpg."
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11. Add tags

  • Add the following tags to format your image: (Note that tags are preceded by a "|."
  • "|thumb"(1) to display a thumbnail instead of the full size image.
  • "|left"(2) to force your image to the left side.
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12. Preview

  • Scroll down to click "Show preview." Get in the habit of previewing all edits you make.
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13. Save

  • When you are satisfied with your page scroll down to click "Save page."
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14. Success

  • Success!
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