Upload media items

Purpose

This training document provides instructions for uploading media items (such as images) to Sitecore.

Contents

Instructional video

Uploading media items

Instructional video

Uploading media items

  1. Log into Sitecore using your credentials.
  2. Select the Content Editor.
  3. Scroll in the content tree until you reach ‘Media Library’.
  4. Select the folder (and/or subfolder) that you’d like to upload media items to.
  5. Under ‘Options’ in the list that opens to the right, select either ‘Upload file’ to upload just one file, or ‘Upload files (advanced)’ to upload more than one file.
  6. Select ‘Choose file’ and select the file that you’d like to upload from its location on your computer or drive.
  7. If you’ve chosen to upload multiple files, continue selecting multiple files until you have selected all the files you would like to upload.
  8. Press ‘Upload’.
  9. Select ‘Lock and Edit’ on the media item/s you have uploaded.
  10. Scroll down in the tree-list until you reach ‘Image’.
  11. Here you can add an alt tag for the image, under ‘Alt’. The alt tag tells search engines and people who are unable to view the image, what the image is about.
  12. Save the media items using the Save button in the top navigation ribbon.

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