Library

What is the Flash library for?

Your flash library is where you store flash files such as animations and video for use within your pages, categories and subcategories. This should not be confused with product images which are uploaded through your shop catalogue.

How do I add a flash file to my flash library?

  1. To add a flash file to the flash library click on ‘Edit’ then ‘Flash Library’. This will open the ‘Manage your flash library’ page.
  2. Click on the ‘Upload new file’ button. This will open a box below with a ‘Browse’ button.
  3. Click on the ‘Browse’ button. This will take you to your computer where you can search for the correct flash file. When you find your flash file click on the ‘Select’ button at the bottom right hand side of the window. You will now see the flash file uploading. When loading is complete you will see the image file listed below ‘Filename’ underneath ‘Manage your flash library’ at the top of the page. This means that the file is now in your Flash Library ready to access when you go to add it to a page or category.

What is the Image library for?

Your image library is where you store, categorise and edit images such as promotional graphics and photographs for use within your pages, categories and subcategories. This should not be confused with product images which are uploaded through your shop catalogue.

How do I create a directory?

    1. Place your mouse over Edit in the admin menu and click on Library. This will open the ‘manage your Image library’ page.
    2. You can set up directories to add you images to. This will make them easier and quicker to identify when you add images later. To create a new directory click on  ‘Create a new folder’. This will open the ‘New image folder ‘ page.
    3. Enter the name of your new directory in the ‘Name’ field.
    4. To save/create the new directory click on the ‘Create’ button. This will take you to the ‘Manage your image library’ page where you will now see the new directory listed.
    5. If you do not wish to create the new directory click on ‘Go back’. This will take you to the ‘manage your image library’ page without saving the new directory.

How do I add images to a directory?

  1. To add images to a directory click on ‘Upload additional images’. This will open an image-uploading box.
  2. Click on the ‘Browse’ button. This will take you to your computer where you can search for the correct image file. When you find your image click on the ‘Select’ button at the bottom right hand side of the window. You will now see the image file uploading. When loading is complete you will see the image file listed below your directory/directories.
  3. You can add the file to a specific directory using drag and drop. To drag the file, place your mouse over the file name. Click on the file name and keep your finger on the mouse. You will see a preview of the image. Keeping your finger on the mouse, place the image over the directory in which you wish to place it. An orange line appears below the directory you are choosing to show you exactly which directory you are opting for. Move the mouse up or down until you find the correct directory then take your finger off the mouse to drop the image into your chosen directory.

How do I view images within a directory?

    1. To view an image within a directory, place your mouse over Edit in the admin menu and click on Library. This will open the ‘manage your Image library’ page.
    2. You will see an arrow to the left of each directory. Click on this arrow to view all the image files within that directory.

How do I place an image in a different directory?

    1. To view an image within a directory, place your mouse over Edit in the admin menu and click on Library. This will open the ‘manage your Image library’ page.
    2. If you then want to place an image in a different directory you can do so by using drag and drop.
    3. To drag the image file, place your mouse over the file name. Click on the file name and keep your finger on the mouse. You will see a preview of the image. Keeping your finger on the mouse, place the image over the directory in which you wish to place it. An orange line appears below the directory you are choosing to show you exactly which directory you are opting for. Move the mouse up or down until you find the correct directory then take your finger off the mouse to drop the image into your chosen directory.

How do I edit the name of an image directory?

  1. To edit the name of your directory clink on the pencil symbol to the right of the directory. This will open the ‘Editing image directory’ page.
  2. Click and slide your mouse over the existing name then press the delete button.
  3. Enter the new directory name.
  4. To save the edited directory click on the ‘Create’ button. This will take you to the ‘Manage your image library’ page where you will now see the edited directory listed.
  5. If you do not wish to create the new directory click on ‘Go back’. This will take you to the ‘manage your image library’ page without saving the new directory.