Illustrate with Images

Choosing great images

When choosing images for your website, try to select colors that tie in with one of your site's theme colors.

Creating a Logo

Create a logo image as a transparent png image to avoid having a white square around the logo in your site header.

Promoting Photo Albums

Photo albums look great when they are promoted to the side bar on the home page. To do this, edit your album, scroll to the bottom and under flags, choose "Promote to home sidebar."

Slideshow Images

If you are uploading an image that will be used as part of a slideshow on your home page, resizing and cropping the image before upload is very important. You may use an application such as Photoshop or a simple online tool like Web Resizer ( We have step-by-step instructions for you here.

Resize images for the web

Insert Images into Text