How to Upload Your Image to wikiHow

If you want to add your own images to wikiHow, you'll need to transfer them from your computer into wikiHow's system. See Step 1 to get started right now.

Steps

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    Click on the Edit tab at the top of the article you've chosen to add your photo to.
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    Click on the "Add Image to Steps" button (in Guided Editor), or the Image icon (in Advanced Editor).
    • In the Guided Editor, you'll find it under the relevant section.
    • In the Advanced Editor, you'll find it at the top of the window.
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    Choose the step that you want to add the picture to.
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    Click the "Local File" tab to upload a photo you have saved on your computer. Note that this should be a photo you've created, not one you found on another website.
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    Assign the appropriate license to the image. Select it from the drop-down menu. If asked, provide the source information.
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    Determine the size, layout and caption of the image.
    • Note that placement of large or landscape images on main steps will be automatic, anyway.
    • For smaller, portrait-oriented images that are right-aligned, you can adjust size/placement and add a caption. For images in substeps, you can also make adjustments using these options.
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    Click on Insert File.
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    Click on Done to return to the Edit page of your article.
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    Adjust the image code further, if you'd like. You may want to change the alignment or size more after you've finished editing and previewing the page.
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    Click on Publish, at the bottom of a page, to save your changes.

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Categories: Using Images