Learn@Illinois Moodle - Student - Inserting an Image

Learn how to add images to an activity or resource using the default text editor.

For a permanent link to this information, please use: http://go.illinois.edu/MoodleInsertImage

You can insert an image into any screen where you have the Default editor. This includes forum posts and wikis.  
  1. Click on the Insert/edit image picture icon in the editing toolbar.
    Insert/Edit image
  2. Under "Image description", enter a description of the image to make the image accessible to low vision or blind users. See Alternative Text for guidelines on image description.
  3. Click Find or upload an image.
    Find or upload an image
  4. In the pop-up box in the menu on the left, select Upload a file.
    Upload a file
  5. Click Choose File. Select the image file from your computer and click Open. Then click Upload this file
    Choose and Upload this file
  6. If you would like to change the size of the image, select the Appearance tab and change the dimensions. This is strongly recommended for large images.
    Note: The image will adjust when you change either of the two dimensions.
    Insert image appearance
  7. Click the Insert button. 
    Select Insert

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Moodle.org Documentation