[pmwiki-users] A dummy way to attach images?

Simon nzskiwi at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 13:03:55 CDT 2012


have a look at the way we do it

We have a new page template with a thumblist directive already embedded for
new pages, and an "add photo" button on the top right.

Hope this helps


On 9 March 2012 00:24, Hans Bracker <design at softflow.co.uk> wrote:

> I am wondering how to make it dead easy for users who do not want to
> be bothered with markup code to get an image into a page.
> The syntax Attach:image.jpg proves to be too complex,
> and floating it is even worse. Then going through the hoops
> of first inserting the markup, then saving the page, then
> clicking the Attach:image.jpg link to open the upload form, then
> uploading and finally returning to the page view to see the result,
> often realising that the uploaded image is far too big, all this is
> too much for most non computer savvy users.
> I like to hear about suggestions how to make the process easier.
> Instead of adding the Attach:..... markup I could introduce a form
> based process to create a new page: this would be initially to create
> a new personal "profile" page, with info about the new user including,
> optionally, a smallish floating image. So it would be based on a page
> template, and PTVs will be created to contain the info, besides any
> other stuff a user may wish to write. I could use Fox for all this.
> But how can I handle automatic resizing of too large images in the
> upload process?
> And how can including images be made simpler in general, not just
> using a custom page creation form?
> I'd be thankful about any thoughts on this
> Hans
> www.softflow.co.uk
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