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Uploading Images

To use images (JPG, GIF, PNG) in your content, they will need to be uploaded into Cascade Server. Images also can be upload one file at a time, or multiple files at once.

Instructions & Tips

The maximum file size that can be uploaded into Cascade Server is 20 mb.

Upload a Single Image

Main menu bar - upload image

Image properties

  1. In the left Folder Tree, select the folder to upload the image to.
  2. Main Menu Bar > New >> Image.
  3. Leave the System Name field blank. The system will automatically use the name of the file being uploaded. The image should be named fallowing the Naming Pages & Files guide with the extension file type included. (JPG, GIF, PNG)
  4. Enter the Display Name, Title and Description fields. Use words relevant to the images being uploaded. This area creates data required for section 508 compliance and Metadata used for improved search engine optimization.
  5. Click the Browse button. A popup window will be displayed, which shows the contents of your hard drive or network drive.
  6. Find the image to upload and click on it. Then click Open.
  7. The image will open in the Built-in Image Editor edits can be made at this time. If uploading anything other than an image, you will not see a preview of the file.
  8. Click Submit to save changes.

The page will reload with the uploaded file, placed into the selected folder.

Upload Multiple Files

Main menu bar - zip archive

If there are multiple images to upload, they can be upload all at once. Doing so requires the use of a Zip Archive program, such as the Zip Archive program included in Microsoft Windows or the Compress items feature on a Mac. The CMS will extract the files into the destination folder.

Zip archive properties

  1. Zip the files to upload. Files must have a .zip extension and be below 20 mb in size.
  2. Navigate to the folder where the .zip file is to be upload.
  3. Main Menu Bar > Tools >> Zip Archive
  4. In the Zip Archive field, click the Browse button. Locate the .zip file on your hard drive.
  5. Click Submit to save changes.

The .zip images will be uploaded, and its contents extracted into the selected folder. Publish images and associated pages to make accessible on the website.