Images and image credits

Text contents can be particularly highlighted with the right images. In addition to the right formats there should also be the correct image credit.

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Image sizes

Most images on the homepage refer to a sub-page with images in larger resolution. Conveniently, you only need to upload one image size and that must be in the largest resolution. The images on the homepage are then adapted proportionally. The new image size is 830x480px.

You can find exceptions and small image sizes in the list below.

Hero Image

  • this element appears on the homepage right at the top. The necessary size is 2000x500px

Hero Slider

  • Hero slider: this element has a size of 380x220px.
    If you want to use the same image on a subpage, you can for a start, use a format in the global image size 830x480px. It then automatically fits to the homepage when used.

Quick start with images

  • Also in this element you have the choice between the "small" and the "global" size. When using global images you can then also use these on the subpage.
  • Small size: 380x220px
  • Global size: 830x480px

Teaser

Also in this element you have the choice between the “small" and the "global" size. When using global images you can then also use these on the subpage.

Teaser vertical

  • Also in this element you have the choice between the "small" and the "global" size. When using global images you can then also use these on the subpage.
  • Smalll size: 180x248px
  • global size: 830x480px

Dashboard

  • Dashboard: also in this element you have the choice between the “small" and the "global" size.
  • Small size: 590x340px
  • global size: 830x480px

Poster element

  • This element has the size 2000x500px

News & Events

© Fotolia & Name
  • The image size for News and Events is 590x340px
  • Logos may not exceed a maximum height of 80px

Sub-pages

The image widths are based on the respective column widths:

  • Content column: 830x300px
  • Right-hand column: 380x220px
  • Image element in the text: 380x220px

You can find the exact examples here.

 

 

Contact persons

  • To guarantee the optimum resolution of your contact person images, we recommend an image size 140x180px (portrait)

AHK image pool

AHK editors can choose different motifs and topics for their websites from an image pool with around 350 images, which is free-of-charge for them.

The images are already available in the file list in the backend. Here, it goes to AHK-image pool

 

In the screenshot we have marked the possible image dimensions and copyright information for you.

Apart from this, different image databases offer a wide selection of symbol images and settings. In the case of fee-based image databases you pay for the "Credits" for the images by credit card only.

Fotolia by Adobe

In the screenshot we have marked the possible image dimensions and the copyright information for you.

https://de.fotolia.com/

iStockphoto

In the screenshot we have marked the possible image dimensions and the copyright information for you.

http://www.istockphoto.com/

Shutterstock

In the screenshot we have marked the possible image dimensions and the copyright information for you.

http://www.shutterstock.com/

Pixabay

Free image database with passable motifs:https://pixabay.com/de/

Flickr

Pay attention to the rights of use when purchasing pictures from Flickr. These find the licenses in the pictures on the left side. For free use, images with "Creative Commons" rights are available: https://www.flickr.com


Image credit (copyright)

Modern websites commit the operators to give image credits (copyright). The credits are named on the left to the side, at the edge, of the respective image.

It’s important that you state both the photo database and the name of the photographer, as standard like this: "Fotolia/Name of the photographer".