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4 If the image is a Banner item, skip to the next page. Otherwise, continue.
5 Right-click the Image Editor file that holds your image and select Edit Image.
6 Edit the appropriate information in the dialog box fields (System Title, Display Title,
Image Alt Text, and Image Description as needed).
7 Click Browse and locate your new image. Select your image and click Open to upload it.
Only do this if you need to load a brand new image. Skip to the next step if you are only
recropping or adding new crop sizes to the existing image.
8 Select the sizes of the images you’d like to have available (if not already selected). For
more information about the different sizes, refer to our online guide:
9 Click Next and crop the image by clicking and dragging on the small red squares that
represent the new borders of the photo.
10 When finished, repeat until a confirmation screen appears showing a preview. Use the
buttons to go back and make additional changes if needed.
11 Click Save and Exit.
12 Return your image to Public if necessary.
Still need help? Reference our most up-to-date instructions online:
Using the Image Editor—http://blogs.mtu.edu/webmaster/2011/02/image-editor/
Aligning Items (Images)—http://blogs.mtu.edu/webmaster/2011/02/alignment-of-items/
Add/Update Banner Images—http://blogs.mtu.edu/webmaster/2009/11/updating-banners/
Having Image Editor Errors?
Common Image Editor Errors—http://blogs.mtu.edu/webmaster/2011/02/image-editor/#errors
Updating an Image Banner
Your department’s website is most likely filled with photo banners to liven up its look and feel.
Photo banners appear at the top of web pages and include a border around them. We generally
make sure each level 1 webpage (main left navigation links) has a full banner. Level 2 web
pages (sub-navigation to main left navigation links) may use banners or sub-banners depending
on content and preferences. The use of banners and sub-banners varies by department and
1 Create your new banner using the photo editing software that is available to you. The
following dimensions are recommended:
a. For a full banner, use 715px wide by 160px tall (the height can be variable).
b. For a sub-banner, use 465px wide by 160px tall (the height can be variable).
2 Save it to your computer (Home Drive, Desktop, or other location).
3 Open the CMS. Make sure you’re logged into the proper Community. Locate the old
Banner Image. You may need to perform a CMS Search: