CommonSpot: How to Upload New Versions of Existing Images

Learn how to upload new versions of existing images, this article will cover a couple options to accomplish this. These steps will replace the old image. Any updates to the image will be reflected on all pages referencing that image.

Option 1:

If you don’t know the image filename, but you uploaded it originally, do the following:

-  Open My Content > My Images from the My CommonSpot primary menu bar. 

CommonSpot primary menu bar - My Content menu

-  Find your image and click the More Actions icon from the Actions column. Choose Upload New Version from the appearing menu.

My Images window

-  From the Upload New Version window, click Browse/Choose File to locate the new version of your image, click Open, and then Save.  If needed, change any of the existing information for title, description, category or keywords.  Note: it will append a _1, _2, etc to indicate what revision it is.  So if you uploaded the same image, with the same name called ‘image’ for a 3rd time, it would show ‘image’_3.

Upload New Version window

 

Option 2:

If you did not upload the original image, do the following:

-  Open the Tools menu, and then choose Find Images.

CommonSpot primary menu bar - Tools menu

-  Click Advanced Search from the Find Images window.  Expand and answer search criteria questions to fill in as much information you can about the image.

-  Click View Results.

Advanced Search window

-  Find your image and click the More Actions icon. Choose Upload New Version from the appearing menu.

Advanced Search Results window

-  From the Upload New Version window, click Browse/Choose File to locate the new version of your image, click Open, and then Save.  If needed, change any of the existing information for description, category or keywords.  Note: it will append a _1, _2, etc to indicate what revision it is.  So if you uploaded the same image, with the same name called ‘image’ for a 3rd time, it would show ‘image’_3.

Upload New Version window

*See related KB article - 'How to Add, Modify and Delete Images'.


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Keywords:CommonSpot, website, upload images   Doc ID:64530
Owner:Becky T.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2016-06-28 12:50 CDTUpdated:2017-08-15 15:32 CDT
Sites:UW Parkside
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