Add a Profile Image

Learn how to upload a profile image to the People website, and add the profile image to a people profile page.

What is a Profile Image?

Sebastian the Ibis' profile image

 

Upload the Profile Image

To upload a profile image:
  1. In the Site Content tree on the left, click on the _assets-profiles folder. Inside your division/department folder (e.g. acad-comm) select the images folder or a subfolder within the images folder.

    Tip

    Select a folder by hovering over the asset name and clicking on the arrow that appears to the right of the asset name. The contents of that folder will display on the right hand side of the page.

  2. Look for a red plus sign in the topmost header area of the page, and click on Red plus sign to add content Add Content.
  3. Inside the People Assets folder, select Add Profile Image from the dropdown menu.
  4. Drag and drop an image from somewhere on your computer into the browser window, or choose one from your computer. The File Name will automatically populate with the file name previously given to the image. Fill in the Alternative Text.

    Tip

    The purpose of Alternative Text is to provide a description of the contents of an image file. One of the most common uses of Alternative Text is to provide text for visitors who can't see images in their browsers.

  5. Click Preview Draft. After previewing the draft, click Submit to save these changes to the CMS.
To publish the profile image:
  1. You should now Publish the image. Click on the Publish tab. Select one or more of the outputs to Publish to the destinations selected. 

 

Add Profile Image to People Profile

To add a profile image to people profile:
  1. In the Site Content tree on the left, select the data folder. Find the name of the profile you would like to edit by navigating to their division/department folder. 

    Tip

    You could also use the Search bar in the Cascade menu (upper-right-hand corner of the interface) to search for a profile. We recommended using the first and last name of the person as the search terms.

  2. Select the profile. Once the profile has loaded, click the Edit tab.
  3. Inside the Bio / About Me section, click the Profile Image section.
  4. Click on Choose file. Navigate to the profile image you uploaded. Select the image and then click on Choose.

    Profile Image section

  5. Click Preview Draft. After previewing the draft, click Submit to save these changes to the CMS.
To publish the people profile:
  1. You should now Publish the profile. Click on the Publish tab. Select one or more of the outputs to Publish to the destinations selected. 

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