Upload Image & Document Files
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Types of Files

A variety of files can be uploaded from your computer for use by Website Builder. These include the following:



  • .gif
  • .jpg
  • .jpeg
  • .png
  • pdf
  • doc
  • rtf
  • txt

These uploaded image files can then be inserted into Photo Album and Photo Gallery pages or into Blank page templates. The non-image file types can be linked to from various page templates. When the link is clicked - a link to a pdf file for instance - the file will be opened by a program on your local computer such as Adobe Acrobat.

Note: When you upload a .pdf, .doc, .rtf or .txt file and link to it in Website Builder, the user will be able to see the linked file ONLY if s/he has the software to read that type of file on their local computer. For instance, a person will have to have Microsoft Word or other software on their computer to be able to see a .doc file that you have linked. If you have no compelling reason to leave a file in the .pdf, .doc, .rtf or .txt file type, first  save it as HTML on your computer and upload the HTML file to Website Builder. HTML can be read by any browser such as Internet Explorer or FireFox.

Steps to Upload an Image or Document File

Log into Website Builder if you are not already.

  1. Click on Files tab.

  2. Click on "Upload file to your website" button [].

  3. Click on one of the "Browse" buttons [] that has an empty white rectangle to the left of it.

  4. The "Choose file" window will pop up. Select the file that you want to upload and click the Open button.

  5. The formerly empty white rectangle next to the Browse button you clicked will now have you file location information in it.

  6. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 for other files that you want to upload.

  7. Click on the "Add" button [] if you have more than three files that you want to upload.

  8. For image files, leave a check mark in the box that says, "Convert uploaded images to web format. (Highly recommended) Any large images will be re-sized to 488 x 336" pixels. If you have a specific need for an image to be larger, uncheck the box. If your image is taking a long time to upload, its file size may be too large and needs to be reduced.

  9. When you are finished choosing files to upload, click on the "Upload files(s) you have selected below/above" button [].

  10. After these set of files upload, you can upload more files or click the "Close" button [].

  11. You will now see your uploaded files within the Documents or Images folders.