Image content type

You will require this information when you are using the image content type. To add a new image to your website, navigate to the images library.

Image content type fields

  1. Content tab

    1. Title - for the title of the image. This will be used as the alternative text for the image if a user hovers over the image with their cursor. It will also be used as the text that screen readers dictate to users who require this accessibility.

    2. Summary - this is for the description of the image. If this is provided, it will display as the alternative text instead of the title of the image. This will provide better quality information about the image for users.

    3. Image - this is the filed where you are able to upload an image and replace an image.

    4. An optional URL that the image will link to - the image will only link to the URL specified here when being used as a logo in the footer of the website.

    5. Sortable name - if provided, this item will be sorted by title based on this field instead of the main title field. This applies to locations, where items are being sorted by title only.

  2. Metadata tab - this information will be displayed underneath the image when viewing it’s landing page (users will not need to be in edit mode to see this information.

    1. Licence details - a plain text field to supply any license details you need to be aware of in relation to the image.

    2. Image copyright - a plain text field to supply any copyright details you need to be aware of in relation to the image. At appropriate locations where the image is displayed, the copyright will be displayed on the image.

    3. Copyright text style - this filed allows you to define if the copyright in the bottom corner of the image is in either a ‘Light’ or ‘Dark’ styling

      1. The ‘Light’ option will display the copyright information in white writing in the bottom right corner of the image

      2. The ‘Dark’ option will display the copyright information in white writing on a theme coloured background in the bottom right corner of the image

    4. Photographer details - a plain text field to supply the photographer/artists name you may need to be aware of in relation to the image.

    5. Consent form(s) reference number and location - a plain text field to supply any consent form information you need to be aware of in relation to the image.

    6. Notes - a rich text field to store further information about the image. This includes the ability to add links etc.

    7. Dates - a field to indicate when you have the rights or license of the image until. When this date passes, the system will not do anything with the image. This is only for information purposes currently.

  3. Categorization tab

    1. Categories - this field allows you to tag the image with categories that are defined in the taxonomy.

    2. Type - this field allows you to tag the image with types that are defined in the taxonomy.