Images may be used three different ways in the WCMS. For more information about uploading images and adding alternative text, see the Uploading Images page.

Note: In an Image Chunk, the alternative text will not appear if a caption is entered in the Caption field.

Image fields


This is text used to describe the image.


Attribution is a text-only field that gives credit to the person who took the photo.


Image is an image file that has been uploaded to the WCMS. Reference the Web Style Guide for image guidelines.

Image Type

In the Image Type field the user can choose Single Image, Slideshow, or Image Essay.