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The media uploader automatically sizes down images to 350 pixels in width, and images must be a minimum of 100 x 100 pixels.

All URLs ending in .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, and .png are automatically treated as image placeholders. To place an image inside a wiki page, simply enter the address (URL) of the image you want to include. For example, the URL https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif displays in the text as

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https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif

  • But there's a problem.
  • See how the bulleted list looks next to the image?
  • Watch out for bulleted lists when adding an image.
https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif

For many cases, though, there's a better option: the quoteright box. Using [[quoteright:57:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif]] (57 being the image width) puts the image on the right, like so:

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif

Using externally-hosted images is forbidden. Instead, use the Media Uploader tool located when you edit a page to upload the image to TV Tropes. You will have to Get Known to enable uploading. Uploaded images will show up on the Images List.

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif
Images may be specified as the target of a link using the double brackets markup by specifying an image URL or WikiWord as the text for a link. For example, [[http://www.pmichaud.com/toast https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif]] causes the image on the left to link to the Strawberry Pop-Tart Blow-Torches page (welcome to the Internet, I guess).

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif
Linking to Wiki Words is the same way: [[{{Administrivia}} https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.gif]] generates the picture at the left. Note: If you link a picture to a WikiWord that does not exist, the image will not show on the main page (though it will still appear in the history).

When adding links like that, make sure that the image file's extension is NOT capitalised. Otherwise, you'll just get something like https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/strawberry_pop_tart_blow_torches.GIF.

That's how you format images. For information on how to pick which image to add, check out How to Pick a Good Image.

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Alternative Title(s): Images On Wiki Pages

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