There are three essential steps for this process

  1. Sizing the image
  2. Naming the image
  3. Uploading the image

Sizing the image

When sizing a JPEG image for the web, especially for display on screens, you typically want to consider both the dimensions in pixels and the resolution (dots per inch - dpi). Here's a step-by-step guide on how to properly size a JPEG image to 72 dpi and a width of 600 pixels.

  1. Open the Image: Open your image in your preferred image editing software.
  2. Check Image Size: Go to the "Image Size" menu of your preferred software. This will open a dialog box showing the current dimensions and resolution of your image.
  3. Set Resolution to 72 DPI: In the "Image Size" dialog box, find the "Resolution" field. Change it to 72 pixels/inch.
  4. Set Width to 600 Pixels: In the same dialog box, locate the "Width" field. Change the unit to pixels if it's not already in pixels. Then, set the width to 600 pixels. The height should adjust automatically to maintain the aspect ratio.

Naming the image

When saving a JPEG image for the web and considering naming conventions, it's a good practice to use lowercase letters and hyphenate multiple words to enhance readability and consistency.

For example...An image named John Smith.jpg should be named john-smith.jpg before being uploaded to the site.

Uploading the image

Once you have the image properly sized and named you'll want to be sure to upload into the proper folder using the File Manager tab.

Beginning in 2024 please place your images in the folder labeled arrest-photos/2024 folder.

Here is an image below to help find this path.

Once you have your image saved and uploaded into the correct folder you can add your new item into the Daily Arrest Reports 2024 custom module.

Here is an example of our john-smith.jpg entry.

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