• Overview

    You can easily add pictures to your Wix creation. Your options include uploading your own pictures and adding pictures from our royalty free database.

  • Uploading an Image

    You can upload images from your computer and add them to your Wix site.Your images will be uploaded to Images under the My Images folder.

    To upload images to your Wix site:

    1. From the left side of the Editor, roll over Add and click Pics.
    2. From the Images gallery that opens, click Upload Image.

    3. Browse through your computer and click your image. Click Open.
    Note: To upload more than one image, press the CTRL key and click several images. Click Open.

    Your images are uploaded to My images.

    Note: You can upload .jpg, .png, .gif & .swf files (up to 5MB each).

    For more information about SWF files, click here.

  • Adding Images

    You can add images to your site from the Images gallery.

    To add images to your Wix site:

    1. Roll over Add and click Pics.
    2. From the Images gallery that opens, double-click an image from the Wix collection or My images.

    An image appears on your site.

  • Replacing an Image

    You can replace any image on your site by choosing a new image from the Images gallery.

    To replace an image:

    1. Click on the image to select it.
    2. From the property panel on the right, click Replace.

    3. From the Images gallery that opens, double-click an image from the Wix collection or My images.

    Your image changes.

  • Organizing Your Images

    You can organize your images easily from My Images in the Images gallery.

    Quick guide to organizing your images from the image gallery:

    • Add folder to add a new folder for your images.
    • Click an image and then click Delete to delete an image.

    Note: From All, clicking an image and then clicking Delete, erases the image completely from My Images. From inside of a folder, clicking an image and then clicking Remove, removes the image only from that particular folder; the image will still appear in All.

    • Drag and drop images into your folders to organize them.
    • Press CTRL and click images to select several. Drag the group of images into folders to organize them.

    In addition, roll over a folder to:

    • Rename or Delete the folder.
    • Select All of the images within the folder.
    • Create a Gallery from the images inside the folder.

    Note: If you are having trouble accessing all of your images, please click here for information.

  • Creating a Gallery from Your Image Folder

    You can create a gallery automatically from any folder in your image manager.

    To create a gallery from the image manager:

    1. From the left side of the Editor, roll over Add and click Pics.
    2. Click My images.
    3. Click your folder and roll over the arrow icon that appears next to it.

    Note: Click Add folder to create a new folder. Upload and drag your images into the new folder.
    4. Click Create Gallery.
    5. Click a gallery type from the list that opens. Click OK.

    A new gallery is created from your images.

  • Other Image Customization Options

    Once you have added an image to your site, you can customize it by clicking on the image and choosing options from the property panel that appears on the right. The property panel gives you many options for customizing your images. Below you will find a list of these options.

    Feel free to experiment with these picture options to find the look that suits you!

    Replace – easily Replace your image with another.
    Frames – choose a frame for your image.
    Settings – set the Transparency of your image and change the Image Mode to Auto Crop, Stretch, Manual Crop or Tile.
    Link – link your image to an external URL, a Page of your Wix site, or an e-mail address.
    Effects, Behaviors and Animations – allow you to add various special effects to your images.

  • Uploading an Image from Your Mobile Device

    You can upload images to your Wix Image Gallery from your Android or iOs devices.


    Uploading Images from Your Android Device

    To upload an image to Wix from your Android phone:

    1. Click here from your Android phone and install the Wix Pics app.
    2. Open the application and login to your Wix account.

    3. From the bottom left of the main screen, select a folder to upload your image to.

    You can add a new folder to your Wix image gallery by pressing Add Folder.

    If you don’t select a folder, your images will be added to an automatically created Mobile Uploads folder.

    4. Press the camera icon to take a new picture or press Upload an Image to select an image from your mobile gallery.

    5. From the Image Processor screen, Rotate your image or set the SaturationHueBrightness and Contrast.

    6. When your image is ready, press Upload.

    Your image is uploaded to your Wix account.

    Press an image to manage it: you can move an image to a different folder or delete it.
    To select many images at once press the images. You can then press Set Folder to move them to another folder or press Delete to delete the images.


    Uploading Images from Your iOS Device

    To upload images from your iOS device:

    1. Download the WixTools app from the App Store.
    2. From the WixTools app, press Login to log in to your Wix account.

    3. Type your Wix user email and password and press Submit.

    4. To upload an image, press Upload Photo From Library or Take a New Shot.
    5. From the bottom of the image, press the pencil icon to edit the image name.

    6. From the bottom right of the image, press the upload icon.

    Your image uploads to your Wix Image Gallery.

    You can manage the images in your Wix gallery by pressing the Manage Wix Gallery tab of the WixTools app. From Manage Wix Gallery, you can view or delete your Wix gallery images.

    Your image will immediately be available in the Wix Image Gallery. If you do not see it, you may need to refresh your Editor.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I delete multiple images at once in my Photo Manager?
    You can watch the video below to see how to mass delete images:

    1. Create and move all of your images in to Folders.
        (The images you do not sort in to Folders will remain under "Unsorted")
    2. Then hold the Control Key down and select all the images you wish to delete in "Unsorted".
    3. Click Delete.
    You have deleted multiple images at once.

    How can I keep the quality of my images while not affecting loading time?
    For information about improving the quality of your images, click here.

    I upload photos and they show up black/dark green. Why?
    It's a color profile issue - You should change the color profile to generic RGB and not Nikon RGB.
    The Nikon color guide has to be disabled .You need to change the settings using photoshop before uploding the pictures to Wix.

    When I upload photos to Wix, I get Error 2035. What can I do?

    Error 2035 is temporary connection problem to our servers.
    Please try to upload the picture again and if it doesn’t work – please contact us.

    Why do the Photos on my site first appear in low resolution?
    This is designed so your pages will upload faster, and it takes a few seconds for the better version of the pic to load.
    If the quality of your pictures doesn’t improve after a short time, please contact us with the URL of the document (you can find the URL when you View your page).

    How do I upload a transparent GIF to Wix?

    It's simple - save your transparent .gif as a transparent PNG.

    How do I turn a picture into a linked button?
    To make a picture into a linked button:
    1. Click on the picture to select it.
    2. On the right, from the Photo property panel, click Link.
    3. From the Link window, select URL, Page or e-mail. Fill in the fields.

    4. Click OK.
    Your picture is now a button.

    For more information on linking Buttons, click here.

    How can I optimize my pictures for search engines?
    Images that you add to your Wix site can be found by image search engines such as Google Image Search. This means that you can drive traffic to your site with your images! Artists, photographers and other image-heavy users will find this very useful.
    To improve your image SEO:
    1. Save your images with names that include tags and keywords that are relevant to your site and its content.
    2. Upload your images to Wix. (Wix adds your image file names to your site’s source code.)
    Your images are now optimized for search engines!
    Find out more on optimizing your Wix sites for search engines here

    Can I use the Wix pictures?
    The Wix pictures, under the Wix tab, are royalty free photos for your convenience. You can use any of these photos without breaking any international copyright laws. If you choose to use pictures from external URL's, you will have to contact the author for permission to use them in your site as these images are not owned by Wix.
    For more information on Copyrights, Terms & Conditions and Security, click here.
    For more information on adding your pictures to Galleries, click here.

    Can I protect my photos from being copied from the web?
    Since Wix is Flash-based no one can copy or save your pictures. (The right clicking doesn't give users the option of downloading). Downloading and copying items from your page is impossible.
    Users can use the "Print Screen" option while viewing your site but that is true for every site.
    For more information on Copyrights, Terms & Conditions and Security, click here.

    How can I find the exact size of an image before bringing it into the editor?
    For the best quality image, upload your image to the Wix Editor in the exact size that it will be viewed. Changing the size of the image within the Wix Editor may reduce the quality of your image.

    To determine the exact size that your image will be in the Wix Editor:
    1. In the Wix Editor, go to Add, and then go to Clip Art. Click Shapes.
    2. From the Shapes Gallery, click the Basic tab.
    3. From the Basic tab, click the Square.
    4. Resize the square to the size that you would like your image to be.
    5. Click on the square to select it. From the Arrange menu at the top of the Editor, click Transform.
    6. The width and height that you see here are the width and height of your square. These are the exact dimensions of your image.

    You now know what the dimensions of your image will be.

    How can I resize multiple images in Adobe Photoshop?
    Click here for instructions on resizing multiple images with Photoshop's Image Processor.