Overwrite your images and documents

Overwriting allows your images and documents can be updated on all webpages they are linked to in one simple step.

Find where your images or documents are located

  1. Navigate to the page your image or document is linked to.
  2. Click on the "Alias" tab.
  3. Click on the file path under "Automatic" to open a preview window.
  4. Right click on the image or link and select "Open image in new tab" or "Open link in a new tab"
    • Open Image in a New Window
  5. In the new window, look at the URL listed to identify the path to your image or form.
    • URL File Path
  6. In the new window, look at the URL listed to identify the path to your image or form.
    • If directly after “nau.edu” is “uploadedimages”, your image or document is located in the library.
    • If “uploadedimages” is NOT in the URL, your image or document is located in the content area.
    • The folder structure will either follow “nau.edu” or “uploadedimages”.
    • The last name listed in the URL is the name of the image or document.

Name image or document to upload

Name the image or document to be uploaded with the exact same name and extension as the image or document in Ektron CMS

Overwrite in Content Area

Follow these directions to overwrite images and documents in your content area.

  1. At the top right corner, navigate to the "Content" area of Ektron CMS.
    • content tab
  2. Using the folder structure on the left, navigate to your folder.
    • Images, galleries and videos should be located in the "_Media" folder.
    • .Pdfs, .docs, .xls, and .ppts should be located in the "_Forms" folder.
  3. Find your image or document, and click on the title of it.
  4. Click on the “Edit” icon.
    • edit icon
  5. Click on the “Choose File” button. Navigate to the file to upload and double click on the name of the file.
  6. Click “Publish”.
    • publish icon

Overwrite in Library Area

Follow these directions to overwrite images and documents in your library.
  1. At the top right corner, navigate to the "Library" area of Ektron CMS.
    • library tab
  2. Using the folder structure on the left, navigate to your folder.
    • Images, galleries and videos should be located in the "_Media" folder.
    • .Pdfs, .docs, .xls, and .ppts should be located in the "_Forms" folder.
  3. Find your image or document, and click on the title of it.
  4. Click on the “Overwrite” icon, the lightning bolt on the paper. 
    • Overwrite Icon
  5. Click on the “Choose File” button. Navigate to the file to upload and double click on the name of the file.
  6. Click “Update”. 


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