Difference between revisions of "Images - Mediawiki"
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*For a complete guide to the image extended syntax see:
*For a complete guide to the image extended syntax see: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Extended_image_syntax Mediawiki Extended Image Syntax]
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Extended_image_syntax Mediawiki Extended Image Syntax]
*To the image link see [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Navigational_images navigational images]
Revision as of 12:49, 8 October 2007
Displaying images in wiki pages is a 2 step process:
- Upload the image file by clicking the Upload file link in the Toolbox navigation. (note: you must use .jpg, .gif and .png type image files). For more on uploading files see Uploading Files
- In the page you want the image to be displayed in, place a link to the image file using the following syntax (note: replace filename.jpg with the name of your file) [[Image:filename.jpg]] or [[Image:filename.jpg|alt text]] to include alternate text with your image.
Extended image syntax
There are many additional ways you can control how images are displayed.
Example: This image uses the following syntax. Note the size refers to the width only in pixels.
[[Image:Tesla portrait.gif|thumb|right|150px|portrait of Nicola Tesla]]
The basic syntax is:
<gallery> Image:Tesla portrait.gif Image:Tesla portrait.gif|Captioned Image:Tesla portrait.gif Image:Tesla portrait.gif|[[Links]] can be put in captions. Image:Tesla portrait.gif </gallery>
Links can be put in captions.
Notice that there are no brackets except for links within captions. Captions are optional. Images are separated by new lines.
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