Page Image Options
Depending on the design you are using, the Page Image usually resides just above (in some cases below) the . You can choose from our available stock photos, upload a custom image, display flash animation or even have classy image slideshow with animated overlay text. You can edit your Page Image by rolling over top of the image and clicking the icon displayed at top left.
This Page Image Options panel is available with advanced business designs: Atria, AtriaX, Chara, Kuma, Meissa, Pasta Arc, Pasta Split, Pasta Oval, Polaris, Sirius and Vega.
If you are using the following designs: Cocoa, FutureTech, Charcoal, Pasta, Chromia, or Aurora, please view the classic Page Image Options tutorial.
Stock Image Selection
To choose a new stock image select Stock Image
option from the Page Image
drop-down - a long list with small previews of all accessible
images will be loaded. You can review them all scrolling up and down and if you need a larger preview of an image just rollover the image thumbnail and click the icon in its bottom right corner
. To change your page image just click the thumbnail of the new stock image (orange border will appear around it) and press Update
You can go through all available stock images at once or review them grouped by Category, Subject or Color.
To do that just switch on the Advanced Options (at bottom right) and change the Stock Images options positioned just below the Page Image dropdown.
Custom Image Upload
To add your own page image select Custom Image from the Page Image drop-down.
Images can be browsed from the file system, or from the web as well as dragged and dropped in the Drag & Drop area. If you want to upload a local file select File in the Image File drop-down and browse a file with a valid image extension. If you want to upload a file from the web select URL and paste in a link to a valid image file
By custom image file upload you may choose the height of the image displayed on the page. You may use the recommended default height setting, or define your own page image height.
To do that switch on the Advanced Options (at bottom right) and use the available options in Image Height field positioned just below the Page Image dropdown.
Once you upload a custom page image file you may edit it through the leading online image editor, Picnik. The built-in Picnik application works on Mac, Windows, and Linux and it does not require any download or installation.
To start editing, just click the Edit button in the Page Image Options dialog.
The intuitive interface makes it easy to crop, re-size, and rotate your image. You can also enhance the photo, and apply special effects. Once you've applied the desired updates, be sure to click Save and Close. Then click Update in the Page Image Options dialog and that's it!
Custom Animation Upload
To add your own flash animation, select Custom Animation from the Page Image drop-down. The interface is quite similar to the custom image upload interface - in the Animation File drop-down, drag-and-drop or browse for a file that has a .SWF extension. Or, you can instead select URL, and paste in a link to a valid .SWF file from the web.