4/5 Blogs #2: Image (Badge) Widget

(See more about adding images to pages and posts HERE)

An image (or badge) widget lets you add an image to your sidebar with the option to include a URL (link), title and/or description.

TASK: To add an image widget linked to the ES Library to your blog
**DO this task on a laptop or desktop**

You will need:
> An icon image to represent the ES Library
*You can use the image Ms. Beabout used (on desk/laptop = right click and “save picture as….”)
**you can select one at http://findicons.com – see instructions below if you want to choose your own icon**

> An image widget from Widgets in your dashboard

> Once you drag the image widget to your sidebar, ‘add image’ and “insert into widget”. Then include the following information:
*Title OR Caption = SIS ES Library
*Link = share.sis.org.cn/elemlibrary
*Open in New Window
*Width = 100 Height = 100
*Align = center

>Save and then test it out on your blog to make sure it connects you to the Mountainside Library site

EXTENSION: Is there another website you’d like to highlight on your blog using an image widget?

**Find your own icon**
If you choose to find your own icon for this task, you must follow these instructions!!
>Go to  http://findicons.com and enter “library” in the Search box
>In the Refinement box on the left side of the page, select “No link required” next to “License”
>When you find the image you would like to use, click on PNG to download the image

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