Increase engagement in your PocketPlatform app by adding images to your Opportunities, Groups, and Events in MinistryPlatform! Plus, most dashboard recipes require Opportunities and Events to have a default image set in order to display them on the dashboard, so having an image attached is an all-around good thing to do.
Please be aware that this article assumes that you have an Opportunity, Event or Group created already. For more information on creating these resources, please visit the MinistryPlatform Knowledgebase: Opportunities,Groups, Events.
Adding an Image
The image associated with these instructions is the Opportunities Page in MinistryPlatform. The “Attach File” button remains the same whether you are setting up a Group, Opportunity, or Event.
In the MinistryPlatform Nouns, select “Opportunities” (or Groups, or Events)
Click on the Object to which you would like to add the image
Click the “Attach a File” Button and upload a new image
Image Best Practices
While PocketPlatform will display a wide variety of image sizes and formats without issue, you can foster a more robust and engaging environment for your users with some consideration in how you format your images. PocketPlatform was designed with the understanding that the majority of church graphics are created to be used on a standard 16:9 ratio screen. Below, you will find examples of different images with text and how they display on the opportunities screen.
Click the images below to see them in more detail.
16:9, balanced text area
16:9, Oversized Text Area
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