Adding Images with Media Cards

Video Transcript

 

Media Cards are the best way to display images on individual pages (as opposed to embedding images into the body field of a page). The benefits are numerous:

  • Images are automatically scalable and adjust for mobile.
  • They can be linked to other pages and documents.
  • Images in Media Cards require alternative text, helping your site comply with modern accessibility standards.
  • Images used in Media Cards only have to be uploaded once, but can be used across multiple pages.
  • Deleting a Media Card does not delete the image, preserving your site assets.

Once you have learned how to use Rows & Cards, you are ready to use Media Cards! Follow the instructions below to learn how to add Media Cards to your pages.


Step 1: Upload the Image to the Media Library

If this step is not already completed, follow the instructions outlined in our Uploading Images to the Media Library tutorial.


Step 2: Open the Rows and Cards

When editing your page, click the Rows and Cards tab.

Rows and Cards Tab screenshot

Step 3: Select the Row to Edit

Drill down to the row you need to edit or create a new row.


Step 4: Add the Media Card

Under Cards Content, click the drop-down arrow and select Add Card - Media.

Add Card - Media screenshot

Step 5: Open the Media Library

Click Media Card Item to open the Media Library.

Media Card Item Dropdown screenshot

Step 6: Select the Image

Scroll down and click on the image you want to display.

Images should have a visible thumbnail. Under the Source column, it should say Image.

Media Card - Choose Image screenshot

Step 7: Confirm your Selection

Scroll down inside the Media Library window and click the blue Use Selected button.

Media Card Use Selected Button

Step 8: (Optional) Add a Link

If you need to make the image a clickable link, add the link to the URL field.

  • If the link is pointing to an external webpage, copy and paste the entire URL in the Link field.
  • If the link is pointing to a page inside your website, simply search for the page name. 
Media Card Link Field screenshot

Step 9: (Optional) Add a Media Caption

The Media Caption field displays a small description below the image. If you wish, add a short description for your image here.

Media Card Media Caption Field screenshot

Step 10: Save your Changes

When you are done make your page edits, click Save.

Basic Page Save Button screenshot

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