Techniques for inserting images and creating galleries in visual editor, or using MediaWiki markup.
Inserting images in visual editor is quite simple: select
Insert > Images and media and follow the onscreen instructions.
There is a special syntax for inserting images if you prefer to work with wiki markup rather than in VisualEditor. It allows to set look and feel, size, alignment, position, caption of your image, link it to an arbitrary page or URL.
[[File:Mediawiki-image-display-blog-cover.jpg|Example of the centered image thumb with a caption. Image is linked to the help page about images on MediaWiki site.|thumb|center|link=https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Images]]
You can find additional details and more examples here.
Sometimes you may want to display a series of image previews. We call it Gallery. To create a gallery in visual editor, choose
Insert > Gallery and follow the onscreen instructions.
Markup explanation can be found here.
You can create a slideshow simply by selecting the Slideshow display mode in gallery settings.
Make sure to check out our other MediaWiki blog articles that contain various wiki tutorials and more!
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