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Resizing Images

Images should be resized before they are uploaded

If you don't have Photoshop, there are a number of free options for editing images (resizing, cropping, etc.).

 

Because BeFunky has decent video tutorials, they are referenced here.
BeFunky, Pixlr, and Fotor have very similar functionality.
GIMP and Canva are a bit more complex.

How to Edit Photos BeFunky

How to Save Photos BeFunky

Basic Size Guidelines

Maximum content width
1170px
This is the maximum width of the content area. Images can be wider than this, but should not exceed recommended file size.

File size
Should not exceed 1MB. 500kb should be large enough for most images.

Faculty/staff portraits
200x300px

Sliders
1170x445px
(recommended)

Picture menus
800x533px
(recommended)