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Enhanced Image Sizes in Preparation for New Templates

As a part of the new CMS template upgrade, the image editor sizes have been enhanced—some sizes added, existing sizes made larger, and some sizes phased out. These changes can be seen in different size options in the image editor, different slot names, and different template names.

Existing images will continue to work. The new sizes will provide greater flexibility and quality and the new names will be more intuitive and consistent across the system. Although vertical images are difficult to use on the web, any ‘horizontal’ image can be cropped vertically if needed.

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Using the Image Editor

The image editor is a powerful tool within the CMS. We use it to create and edit images of specific sizes.  Please scroll to the bottom of this post to see common Image Editor errors. Here is a listing of the available Image Editor images with their corresponding sizes and suggested uses:

Image Type Name Dimensions Suggested Use
170 Square 170 x 170 •In content, supplements short paragraphs, to add visuals
•Can be used in the Personnel Image slot within Profile items (be sure to crop the 250 square also) or within content
250 Square 250 x 250 •Supplements longer paragraphs, to add visuals•Can be used in the Personnel Image slot within Profile items (be sure to crop the 170 square also) or within content
Personnel Image 170 x 230 •Faculty and staff listing photos
•Can be used in the Personnel Image slot
350 Sidebar 350 x Variable(175px height recommended) •Images that fit in the right sidebar
•Can be used in a highlight in the Right Sidebar Slot – Boxed or Right Sidebar Slot – No box or within content in a 3- or 4- column layout
515 Sub-Banner 515 x Variable(250px height recommended) •Images that fit between the left navigation and right sidebar
Image Callouts
•Can be used in the Sub-Banner slot or within content in a 2-column layout
765 Banner 765 x Variable(300px height recommended) •Images at the top of a page that are the full page next to the left navigation or right sidebar
•Can be used in the Banner Image slot
1024 Feature 1024 x Variable(375px height recommended) •Homepage mediazone images, banner images that take the full content width
•Can be used in the Featured Images slot or a Mediazone item
1600 Feature 1600 x Variable(520px height recommended) •Homepage mediazone images
•Can be used in the Featured Images slot or a Mediazone item

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