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Only images that have been uploaded to Wikipedia can be used. To upload images, use the upload page. You can find the uploaded image on the image list.

What it looks like What you type
A picture:

Howmanyfaces.jpg

A picture: 
[[Image:howmanyfaces.jpg]]


With alternative text:

How Many Faces

With alternative text:
[[Image:howmanyfaces.jpg|How Many Faces]]
  • Alternative text, used when a mouse hovers over the image or when the image is not loaded in a text-only browser, or when spoken aloud, is strongly encouraged.


Floating to the right side of the page and with a caption:
How Many Faces Puzzle

Floating to the right side of the page and with a caption:
[[Image:howmanyfaces.jpg|frame|How Many Faces Puzzle]]
  • The frame tag automatically floats the image right.
  • The caption is also used as alternate text.


Floating to the right side of the page without a caption:
How Many Faces Puzzle
Floating to the right side of the page ''without'' a caption:
[[Image:howmanyfaces.jpg|right|How Many Faces Puzzle]]


Linking directly to the description page of an image:

Image:howmanyfaces.jpg

Linking directly to the description page of an image:
[[:Image:howmanyfaces.jpg]]
  • Clicking on an image displayed on a page (such as any of the ones above) also leads to the description page
Linking directly to an image without displaying it:

Image from the How Many Faces puzzle

Linking directly to an image without displaying it:
[[media:howmanyfaces.jpg|Image of the jigsaw globe logo]]
  • To include links to images shown as links instead of drawn on the page, use a "media" link.