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How to upload images to your PDP

How to upload a single image

Open the page you want to add your image to and click on the Edit button (the pencil) located at the top right of the page.

Add image interface in Mahara

Click and drag a new block onto the page by clicking and dragging the green plus sign onto the page. Placeholders (dotted lines) will appear to guide where you position the block.

Add a block button in Mahara

Give your block a title by completing the Block title field and then click on the Show more button until the Image button appears on the editing panel. Click on this.

Add an image configuration panel in Mahara

This will then show the Image configuration screen where you can add your image. If you have already uploaded the image it will appear in the drop down list under Home when you click on the down arrow in the green(ish) Image bar, at the top of the configuration panel. Simply click on the tick icon next to its name to add it.

Add an image configuration panel in Mahara

If you have not loaded the image yet, you can do so using the Choose Files/Browse button. This will become active when you tick the Yes: The file I am... statement checkbox. Please be aware that image files can be quite large and that the limit for uploading individual files to Mahara is 256 MB. Click on the Save button at the bottom of the page to complete the process.

Example Mahara image block

The image file will then appear in your block.

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How to upload multiple images

Open the page you want to add your images to and click on the Edit button (the pencil) located at the top right of the page.

Add image interface in Mahara

Click and drag a new block onto the page by clicking and dragging the green plus sign onto the page. Placeholders (dotted lines) will appear to guide where you position the block.

Add a block button in Mahara

Give your block a title by completing the Block title field and then click on the Show more button until the Image gallery button appears on the editing panel. Click on this.

Image gallery configuration panel in Mahara

This will then show the Image gallery configuration screen where you can add your images.

Image gallery configuration panel in Mahara

In the Image selection area you have three options to choose from:

Display all images from a folder including images uploaded later will allow you to select images that you load into a particular folder in the Mahara file manager window. Simply click on the tick icon next to the folder name to select it. See this guide on how to preload files into Mahara for further information.

Choose individual images to display will allow you to upload individual image files. If you have already uploaded the images, they will appear in a list under Home. Simply click on the tick icon next to each name to add the files.

If you have not loaded the images yet, you can do so using the Choose Files/Browse button. This will become active when you tick the Yes: The file I am... statement checkbox. Please be aware that image files can be quite large and that the limit for uploading individual files to Mahara is 256 MB.

The Display images from external gallery option will allow you to display images from an external image gallery such as Flickr or Picasa. Add the appropriate gallery URL to the Gallery URL or RSS field to use this option.

You can adjust how your gallery displays using the Style radio buttons (as thumbnails or as a slideshow). Leave the the rest of the settings as they are and then click on the Save button at the bottom of the page to complete the process.

Example Mahara image gallery

The image gallery will then appear in your block.

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