WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Using UW Box for Media

This document will walk you through the options for connecting UW Box media to your WiscWeb project.

Embedding Box Content Into a Page or Post

Obtain the Image URL in Box

  1. Log into https://uwmadison.box.com
  2. If your image has not yet been uploaded to Box, use the "Upload" button at the top right.
  3. Once your image is uploaded, click on the desired image name
  4. Right-click directly over the image and select Open in new tab. This will open the image outside of  Box. 
  5. On this new page, copy the URL

Embed URL in WiscWeb

  1. Log into your WiscWeb site. If you're unsure how, please use the following instructions: WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Logging in to your Site 
  2. Once in your site, select either Pages or Posts to edit or add a new page/post.
  3. Click Add Media at the top left of the text editor. 
  4. On the left hand side of the popup, select Insert from URL.
  5. To avoid issues, delete the https:// and then paste the URL.
  6. Once the settings of your image are set, click Insert into Page/Post at the bottom right.

Video: Adding a Box Image to a WiscWeb Site


Hyperlinking Box Content to Text in a Text Block

Obtain the link in Box

  1. Log into https://uwmadison.box.com
  2. If your file has not yet been uploaded to Box, use the "Upload" button at the top right.    
  3. Once your file is uploaded, click on the desired file name
  4. Click the share button at the top right.
  5. Activate the Shared Link by clicking on the slider. You can also change the visibility options underneath
  6. Once the settings are correct for you, copy the link.

Embed Link in WiscWeb

  1. Log into your WiscWeb site. If you're unsure how, please use the following instructions: WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Logging in to your Site 
  2. Once in your site, select either Pages or Posts to edit or add a new page/post.
  3. Type any text that you would like to be hyperlinked. 
  4. Select the text.
  5. At the top of the text editor, select the link icon, or press ctrl+k.
  6. Paste the link to set the hyperlink. 
  7. Once you hit enter, the text will link out to whichever box file you enter. 
Box hyperlink example




Keywords:box image link url pages post media jpg png pdf hyperlink   Doc ID:104746
Owner:Daniel I.Group:WiscWeb CMS
Created:2020-08-07 10:22 CSTUpdated:2020-11-24 09:43 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, WiscWeb CMS
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