Images are one of the most useful visual clues to convey your ideas to your website’s viewers. In this article, you will learn how to use the Image element and some common issues related to images on your page.
You can watch this video about creating the basic layouts with the Image element first
About Image element
The Image element allows you to add images to your page in order to increase your conversion rate. You can use this element to make a banner image for your page, to add additional visual proof for something you are talking about on the page, or simply decorate your page.
Note that PageFly supports many different image types such as PNG, JPG, SVG, etc.
Access the Image element
Step 1: Click on the Plus icon which is the Add element function
Step 2: Click on the Image element in the dropdown menu
Step 3: Drag and drop the element you want into the page editor and then start using it.
In the latest update,Image element has 2 options for you to select, they are:
- Image Ratio: Original
- Image Ratio: Quare
Image element has only one design option, however, bear in mind that you can customize this element more precisely by using General and Styling tabs.
Drag a variation to the layout and see how it can be configured.
You can watch this video tutorial below about managing images:
Image element configuration
The Image element comes with plenty of parameters of settings allowing you to fine-tune content appearance to reach the best possible conversion rate.
Select the element in the layout to see its parameters.
The parameters in the General and Styling tabs are specific for this element
General tab’s parameters
You can read more here for more details on how to use the image manager to upload images.
|Image source: Upload your image from 3 sources: From Computer, From Internet by URL, From Image Manager.|
|Image Manager: You can find all the latest and greatest news about Image Manager media here.|
|Enable Full Width: Make the Image to fit with the width of its container (example: column).|
|Image Width: You can adjust Image Width when turning Enable Full Width off.|
There are three types for you to choose:
|Original : Image will show in original size|
Square : Image will show in square shape
Custom : You can adjust height of the image
|Image Height : You can adjust Image Height when selecting Custom in Image Ratio.|
|Image Object Fit: In Square and Custom type, you can resize image to fit its container||Cover: Image will stretch to fit with the container|
Contain: Image will squeeze to stay inside its container
|Image Position: In Square and Custom type, you can select specify the position for the image inside its container.|
If the image fit with its container, the Image position will show like this
You can get further information about ATTRIBUTES, VISIBILITY, ANIMATION parameters here
Note 1: Use only one image for all devices
You can only use one image on different devices, if you want to change the image, you need to go to the “All Devices” view and reselect the image you want in the CONTENT parameter.
Note 2: Use ‘Hide’ to show the image on different devices
When you need to show different images for different devices, please follow the steps below:
- In the All devices view, add the images that you want to show on different devices.
- Select each image, and in the General tab, you will see the VISIBILITY parameter.
- To show it on a specific device, simply hide it on other devices.
- Click the Save and the Publish buttons, and you will see different images on each device.
You can look at this image as an illustration:
|Choose to style for the image in Global Style with 6 variants|
You can check more information about the Styling tab here