Step 1: Open an account at Flickr.com & upload some photos. Benefits include:
• Free photo hosting
• Auto photo resizing
• Easy photo sharing on CCTV blog
• Auto slideshow generation by tag (category), etc.
Step 2: Choose the photo on Flickr that you want displayed at the top of your blog post. Click on the photo. Above the photo, select "actions," then "View all sizes".
Step 3: Select the Medium (500 x 375) photo and click on “Download the Medium Size” & save to Desktop.
Step 4: Log in to cctvcambridge.org and Create New Blog Entry.
Step 5: Navigate to "imagefield" in your blog entry and use “upload a new image” to upload your Flickr photo located your Desktop. Click Submit.
Step 6: To insert another photo within your blog entry, select your photo on Flickr. Above the image, click the arrow to right of facebook and twitter icons.
Step 7: Click “Grab the HTML/BBCode” and change size to Small (240x141) from the drop down and then copy the code in the field following “Grab the HTML/BBCode”. Make sure "HTML" is selected.
Step 8: Navigate back to your blog entry at cctvcambridge.org and insert the copied code into your blog post where you'd like it to appear.
Step 9: Make sure that "Full HTML" is selected under "Input Format".
Step 10: Repeat Steps 6-8 to add more photos within your CCTV blog entry.
Step 11: Preview and then save your post.
(Photo above by code poet available on Flickr under a Creative Commons license)
Revised Oct 26, 2010