Last post May 19, 2005 11:15 AM by iwonder
May 18, 2005 05:31 AM|eureka|LINK
I would like to add images to the content of pages.
How do I achieve this without hardcoding into the skin and does DNN have a specific location in which I must store my images?
Thanks in advance.
May 18, 2005 11:35 AM|iwonder|LINK
Not sure what you mean here. There are several ways to add images to the content area. First, there is actually an Image module that can be place anywhere just as other modules. Secondly, although I don't alway use this method, you could add images to
the Announcements text, or most of the modules that use the FTB editor within them. Like I said, I'm not a big fan of this latter method as it tends to junk up my RSS feeds, but you can do it judiciously.
As for where DNN stores the images, this depends on what you are doing, but generally, if you as an ADMIN for a portal want to use images, you must first upload them with the FileManager utility from the ADMIN tab. These files will be loaded into the portal
folder for that particular portal. So, for a site with one portal, it usually is in the folder hierarchy as \Portals\0. In that folder you would find your newly added images. Then, you can insert them into the text areas where that is allowed by the FTB
in a module.
Now, if you are talking adding images to a skin, that's another topic for more advanced skinners, but would generally require re-coding of the skin, and parsing it.
Hope that helps.
May 19, 2005 04:53 AM|eureka|LINK
Thank you for your reply.
Sorry my question was impulsive.
I am only starting my first DNN so please forgive my ignorance and lack of observation, I did not see the 'add image module'.
I am still only at the stage of trying to create a custom skin and have yet to do anything other than install DNN. The inclusion of images came to mind. Panic arose and I worried if I might need to included all images within the skin. Which was not what
I wanted as I would like to change the image from time to time.
May 19, 2005 11:15 AM|iwonder|LINK
No problem with your post, just like to clarify what's needed, especially for new posters. We've all been in your situation so welcome to the community. There's a lot to take in, and folks here just try to do the best they can to help, so any details are
really nice to have to be able to provide the best help for a given situation.
Good luck with your DNN!