Sitecore Experience Platform

Insert an image

Abstract

You can insert various types of media, typically images, into an image field, a Rich Text field, or a Word field.

In the Content Editor or the Experience Editor, you can insert various types of media, typically images, into an image field, a Rich Text field, or a Word field. These media items can be images, animations, film clips, sound files, and so on.

This topic outlines how to:

To insert or change an image in an image field:

  1. In the Content Editor or Experience Editor, navigate to the item or page that you want to edit:

    • In the Content Editor, click the Content tab, locate the image field where you want to insert an image and click Browse.

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    • In the Experience Editor, click the image field where you want to insert an image and in the floating toolbar that appears, click Choose an Image 9526A0BBDF854B97902842C47A9C341F.png.

  2. The Select Media dialog box displays all the items from the Media Library that is available for the image field you have chosen.

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    The items in the Select Media dialog box are not listed in any particular order, so use the search functionality or the predefined lists from the menu to find your image:

    • In the Media menu, use the links to quickly get a complete list of All image files, All video files, My images, Recently uploaded images, and Recently uploaded videos.

    • To filter the displayed media items according to specific metadata of the image, click the Filter drop-down arrow and select the required filters. The number in parenthesis indicates how many items are available for the filter.

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    • To search for a specific item, enter a search word in the Search field.

    • To navigate through the content tree to find the image that you want to use, click Tree View 426161085E514750963EAA188D1014C1.png in the upper right corner. To go back to the list view, click List view E0FE7A2A61594CB1B3B748CD6D52E50D.png.

  3. Select the image that you want to use, click Select Media, and the new image is inserted into the image field.

    Note

    If the image that you want to use is not available, click Upload media to upload a new image to the Media Library.Upload a file to the Media Library

To insert a media item into a text field:

  1. In the Content Editor or the Experience Editor, navigate to the text field, where you want to insert a media item.

  2. You can insert the image in one of the following fields:

    • To insert the image in the Rich Text Editor, open the editor from a Rich Text field and click Insert Sitecore Media 74B6E03D1D3F486A87DDBF3E99A441BE.png.

    • To insert the image in a Word field, open Microsoft Word from a Word field and click Insert Media.

    • To insert the image in a Rich Text field directly on the page in the Experience Editor, click the field and in the floating toolbar, click Insert Image 9150193906704A81A5FFA5C4DC5E66A2.png.

    Note

    If you do not see the Insert Image button in the floating toolbar, click the More drop-down arrow.

  3. If the image is already in the Media Library, in the Insert Media Item dialog box, you find and select the image that you want to insert and then click Insert. To locate the image you can navigate through the content tree on the Media Library tab, or you can search for the item on the Search tab.

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  4. If the image is not available in the Media Library, click Upload.

  5. In the Upload a File dialog box, click Browse and then select the image file that you want to use.

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  6. In the Open dialog, click Open to upload the image file to the Media Library.

  7. The image file opens in the Content Editor. To save the new image and return to the Insert Media Item dialog box, click Save/Close.

  8. To insert the image in the text field, click Insert.

    Note

    If you click Cancel, the Insert Media Item dialog box closes, but the new item remains in the Media Library.