How to upload your own images to stories

1. LoginĀ 

Log in to DigitalNZ, or sign up to create a new account.

2. Make a 'story'

Collect together interesting items for your 'story'. See this guidance on how to make a story.

3. Upload and describe your own image

Go to your 'story' page and click the 'Upload your own images' button in the centre of the screen.

Upload your own images

You'll be guided through the following steps:

  • Drag and drop an image, or click 'Browse images on your device' to select a file from your device.
  • Give your image a title and description. These are required for you to complete your upload.
  • Select a licence or usage statement so that other people know how they can use your image.
  • Read and agree to our contributed content terms of use.

And your new image will appear at the top of your 'story'.

4. Add or edit the information about your image

You can add more information about your image. From your 'story' page, click on the three dots icon on the top right of one of your uploaded images. Then click on 'Edit image metadata'.

Edit image metadata

On this page you can change the image's title and description and add further information. Click 'save changes' when you are finished.

Edit the image

5. Add a caption and notes

On your 'story' page you can add a caption or notes to your image. Click on the three dots icon on your uploaded image, then click on 'Edit caption and notes'.

Edit caption and notes

Fill in the 'caption' and 'notes' fields underneath your image. Click 'save changes' when you're finished.

Edit caption and notes field

6. Delete your uploaded images from your 'story'

Click on the three dot icon on the top right-hand of your uploaded images. Click 'Remove item from story'. This will remove the image for your 'story' but it will still be available under 'My uploaded images', should you want to add it to another 'story'.

Remove item from story

7. See all your uploaded images

You can see all the images that you've uploaded by clicking the drop-down menu in the top right-hand corner and clicking 'My uploaded images'.

My uploaded images