Help:Wiki University VisualEditor--Gallery

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Visual Editor toolbar[edit | edit source]

VE Switch icon.png
Save changes

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Visualeditor30.PNG Gallery
  1. Click on "Edit" in the tool bar at the top of page. The Visual Editor tool bar will appear.
  2. Place your cursor where you want the image to appear in the article and click. The cursor will remain in that position.
  3. Then click "Insert" on the Visual Editor tool bar.
  4. Select "More" from the drop down menu to see the rest of the menu.
  5. Click on "Gallery" and panel to the right will appear.
  6. In the blue-bordered box enter the link to the image without square brackets; for example: File:Map of Ireland.jpg.
  7. Click on "Insert." Image will appear where you placed the cursor on the second step. (However, it will appear by default on left side of page.)
  8. Click "Save page" from Visual editor tool bar.
  9. Enter description in "Summary" box.
  10. Click "Save page" in panel. Image will appear on page.


  • Image will only appear on the left side of the article and will be limited in size.
  • To move or change size of image you need to edit image in Wikitext, which is accessible from "Edit source" on tool bar at top of page.
  • In Wikitext coding delete the <gallery> opening and closing tags.
  • Surround file name with square brackets; for example: [[File:Map of Ireland.jpg]]
  • You can add coding to change size or location of image. See lessons 10 and 11 in Wikitext lessons for more instruction

Try these out[edit | edit source]

Quick Quiz
  • Images will only appear on the left side of an article after you have saved it.
A. True
B. False
  • Images will be very large so you must control their size.
A. True
B. False


Place the following images in your sandbox:

  • File:Ireland.png
  • File:Ireland Map.gif