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Old 02-07-2010, 12:21 PM
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How do I add an image to the product description? I se the 'image' button but what path do I use and where should I place the picture?
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Old 02-07-2010, 03:31 PM
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You don't add the image directly to the product description.

You use the main product image and then the gallery.

Take a look at my free eguide, it is all explained in there.
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Old 02-07-2010, 03:42 PM
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Hi Andrew,

Thanks for your answer, actually I do want to add an image to my description.. I have already added a main product image and a gallery as you described. But I need to ad an image of the available colors in my description. There is an "add image" buton in the wysywig editor, and I would like to know the path to use for this.
My shop is selling stickers and my customers can choose the color. So later on I will also add the "options" option.
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Hi Andrew,

Thanks for your answer, actually I do want to add an image to my description.. I have already added a main product image and a gallery as you described. But I need to ad an image of the available colors in my description. There is an "add image" buton in the wysywig editor, and I would like to know the path to use for this.
My shop is selling stickers and my customers can choose the color. So later on I will also add the "options" option.
Perform the following steps:

1. Upload your images to any free image hosting. For example Flickr.

2. Grab URLs of uploaded images.

3. Open the necessary product for editing.

4. Press "image" icon in description WYSIWYG editor. A pop-up window will appear.

5. Enter the image URL and save the changes.
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Im doing this and its not working. I have the image uploaded to - http://www.fighterwear.net/images/also_hoodie.jpg - and Im using that URL but it wont load the image in the description! Why not?



...Inserted it here...and it works...

Are there parameters for the physical size or file size?
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Im doing this and its not working. I have the image uploaded to - http://www.fighterwear.net/images/also_hoodie.jpg - and Im using that URL but it wont load the image in the description! Why not?



...Inserted it here...and it works...

Are there parameters for the physical size or file size?
1. Do you get any error?
2. What product do you modify?
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I too would like to add images (already uploaded ones) into the descriptions--or the ability to move the product image from always on top of the text to beside it.

Currently I am finding the url of the image already uploaded and entering it into a table, to force the image beside the description, rather than above. Tables are slow and fiddly to work with, compared to say how the images/text are handled in a wordpress post; enter the text, click on your gallery of uploaded images, drag one into the post, align it and done.
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I too would like to add images (already uploaded ones) into the descriptions--or the ability to move the product image from always on top of the text to beside it.

Currently I am finding the url of the image already uploaded and entering it into a table, to force the image beside the description, rather than above. Tables are slow and fiddly to work with, compared to say how the images/text are handled in a wordpress post; enter the text, click on your gallery of uploaded images, drag one into the post, align it and done.
Please, refer to this post for details: http://www.ecwid.com/forums/showthread.php?t=20624#2
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Default Sorry..possibly a dumb question.. insert/edit image URL

When you create a new product after you have put the description in you have an option to insert/Edit image.. when you click on that it asks for a URL but the image is on my computer..I cant work out easily how to upload this image

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When you create a new product after you have put the description in you have an option to insert/Edit image.. when you click on that it asks for a URL but the image is on my computer..I cant work out easily how to upload this image

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Hello Antonio!

As I understand, your question concerns the “Product description” field in the control panel -> Catalog -> Products -> a product page.
Below I will explain in short words how this “Product description” field works.

Product description is usually used to add general information about product, which will be shown on the product detailed page in Ecwid storefront. Furthermore, the description block can be used not just to show the text, you can also add video overview, images, animated elements that will help you to show your product in a more favorable way.
These features are included into the description box which use special editor (TinyMCE) with options of WYSIWYG and HTML editing.

In order to add images to this editor, it is necessary to upload these images somewhere (for example to your server or any image hosting service).
Then you should add URL address of the image, which should be shown in the product description in WYSIWYG editor of the “Product description” field -> Insert/edit image popup.

As I can see, you already added an image in the product description. In case you have further questions, please feel free to ask.
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